Keeping Score

Keeping score

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Number of strokes by which Alvaro Ortiz of Mexico leads the Latin America Amateur Championship entering today’s final round. Ortiz shot 1-under 70 on Monday for a 4-under 209 total at Prince of Wales Country Club in Santiago, Chile. Chilean Toto Gana (72), the 2017 LACC winner, and Santiago resident Joaquinn Niemann (72), who stands No. 1 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, are tied with 36-hole leader Jaime Lopez Rivarola (73) of Argentina and Daniel Gurtner of Guatemala at 3-under 210. Twelve players are within three strokes of the lead. The winner earns a spot in the Masters Tournament (scores: http://bit.ly/2mWyeXy).

3.875

Stroke average for American Wyndham Clark on the par 5s at Great Abaco Club as he opened a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Web.com Tour’s Bahamas Great Abaco Classic. Clark birdied the four par 5s on Monday in shooting 4-under 68 for a 10-under 134 total. A day earlier, he made three birdies and an eagle in shooting 66. Americans Brad Hopfinger (68) and Seth Reeves (69) were tied with Spain’s Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (68) and Canada’s Adam Svensson (67) for second at 9-under 135. The second round was suspended by darkness and will resume today (scores: http://bit.ly/2wEFa2e).

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Number of times that Tiger Woods has won PGA Tour events at Torrey Pines in San Diego, site of this week’s Farmers Insurance Open and Woods’ first start of 2018. Woods won the 2008 U.S. Open on Torrey Pines’ South Course, outlasting Rocco Mediate in a Monday playoff that went to the 19th hole. It was the 14th and most recent major-championship victory for Woods, who found out later that he had won playing with a partially torn ACL in his left knee and a broken leg. 


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