Keeping Score

Fitzpatrick seeks to extend streak on European Tour

Englishman needs to win 1 of final 2 events to secure a 5th straight winning season

4: Number of consecutive years that Matthew Fitzpatrick has won one or more tournaments on the European Tour. Fitzpatrick, 25, of England, has yet to win this season, but he will have two more chances, beginning with this week’s penultimate event of the season, the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa. Fitzpatrick stands a career-high No. 25 in the Official World Golf Ranking and No. 4 in the European Tour’s season-long Race to Dubai standings. Play begins today at Gary Player Country Club (tee times and scores) .

6: Number of Presidents Cup competitors who are entered at the PGA Tour’s Mayakoba Golf Classic, which begins today in Playa del Carmen, Mexico (tee times). American Matt Kuchar, the defending champion, and teammate Tony Finau will compete against International team members Abraham Ancer (Mexico), Jason Day (Australia), Joaquin Niemann (Chile) and C.T. Pan (Taiwan) at El Camaleon Golf Club at the Mayakoba Resort on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

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