Number of top-20 players in the Official World Golf Ranking who will be competing in the Valero Texas Open, which begins Thursday at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks course. No. 10-ranked Sergio Garcia, a Spaniard with Texas ties – he, his wife and newborn daughter make their home in Austin, and he served as a player consultant on the course design – will be making his first appearance since the inaugural edition at the AT&T Oaks, in 2010. Garcia won three of his 10 PGA Tour titles in Texas: 2001 Colonial and the 2004 and 2016 Byron Nelson events (tee times).
Number of major tour events to be played concurrently this week at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Rabat, Morocco. The European Tour will play the Trophee Hassan II on the Red Course while the Ladies European Tour will contest the Lalla Meryem Cup on the Blue Course.