Number of strokes by which Mason Overstreet won the Patriot All-America Invitational on Dec. 31 at The Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park, Ariz. Overstreet, an Arkansas sophomore from Kingfisher, Okla., shot a final-round 6-under 64 for an 11-under 199 total. With the victory, Overstreet earns an exemption into the Web.com Tour’s Air Capital Classic on June 21-24 in Wichita, Kan. The Patriot featured All-Americans from the NCAAs three divisions, plus the NAIA and NJCAA, the U.S. military academies and foreign universities. Each competitor carried a golf bag bearing the name of a military member killed or wounded in action (scores: http://bit.ly/2CoylS2).
Odds, according to Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, for co-favorites Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas to win the Sentry Tournament of Champions, which begins Thursday at Kapalua Resort’s Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler were listed as 7-1 picks. The tournament brings together 34 PGA Tour winners from the 2017 calendar year (odds: http://bit.ly/2CzoZmC).