Keeping Score

Keeping score


Ranking in the Charles Schwab Cup standings, respectively, for Wisconsin residents Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly, who will be teammates in this week’s Champions Tour event, the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. Play in the 36-team event begins today in a mix of alternate-shot and better-ball formats on three courses – Buffalo Ridge, Top of the Rock and Mountain Top – at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Mo. (tee times).


Number of cuts made, in as many stroke-play events, for Zach Johnson this season. Johnson, 42, a 12-time winner on the PGA Tour, will be looking for his first victory since the 2015 British Open this week in San Antonio, site of the Texas Valero Open. Johnson won the 2008 and ’09 Texas Opens before the event moved to its present home at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks Course in 2010 (tee times).


Number of career college victories, including the 2017 NCAA championship, for Ole Miss junior Braden Thornberry, who will be making his Tour debut today in the North Mississippi Classic (tee times). Thornberry, 21, of Olive Branch, Miss., won his school-record 11th title on Tuesday in nearby West Point at the Old Waverly Collegiate (scores). Last summer, Thornberry placed fourth in the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tenn., in his PGA Tour debut.


Number of years since the LPGA has played at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles, site of this week’s Hugel-JTBC L.A. Open. In 2001, Annika Sorenstam rallied from 10 shots behind on the final day for her fourth consecutive victory (tee times).


Percentage of respondents who answered “No” to the Morning Read social-media question, “Should the PGA Tour be involved in gambling activities tied to Tour events?”

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