Tiger Woods, Gary Woodland share lead entering busy weekend
0: Number of holes that were played Friday as heavy rain suspended the second round of the PGA Tour’s inaugural Zozo Championship at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba, Japan. The remaining 54 holes were set to be squeezed into the final two days for the 78-man, no-cut event, which Americans Tiger Woods and Gary Woodland led after 18 holes. Local favorite Hideki Matsuyama trailed by one stroke (scores).
8: Number of birdies that South Africa’s Louis de Jager made in a bogey-free 63 as he took the first-round lead at the European Tour’s Portugal Masters at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Club in Vilamoura, Portugal. De Jager, 32, a five-time winner on the Sunshine Tour in his native South Africa, held a two-stroke lead over countryman Justin Walters, England’s Oliver Fisher and Australia’s Jake McLeod. American Sihwan Kim was among seven players tied for fifth at 66 (scores).
66: First-round score for Australia’s Minjee Lee, who led the LPGA’s inaugural BMW Ladies Championship at LPGA International in Busan, South Korea. American Danielle Kang, the winner last week at the Buick LPGA Shanghai, was among four players tied for second at 5-under 67. The tournament is the LPGA’s second stop on a four-event Asia Swing (scores).