Number of career victories on the PGA Tour for Andrew Landry, who won the Valero Texas Open on Sunday. Landry, 30, closed with a 4-under 68 at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks Course for a 17-under 271 total and two-stroke victory. Sean O’Hair birded the last two holes to shoot 66 and share second place with Trey Mullinax (69), who shot a course-record 62 one day earlier. Landry, who was born in Port Neches and lives in Austin, is the first native Texan to win his home-state open since Justin Leonard in 2007 (scores).
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It’s no green jacket, but Texas native Andrew Landry beams with the Lone Star State trappings of his first PGA Tour victory.
Number of career victories on the European Tour for Alexander Levy, who won the Trophee Hassan II. Levy, 27, a native Californian who moved to France at age 4, closed with a 2-under 70 for an 8-under 280 total and one-stroke victory at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam’s Red Course in Rabat, Morocco. Alvaro Quiros (72) of Spain finished second at 7-under 281 (scores). The victory provides momentum for Levy, who will be the defending champion this week in the Volvo China Open, and positions him for a run to make Europe’s team when the Ryder Cup is played this fall in France.
Number of combined LPGA victories for Thai sisters Moriya and Ariya Jutanugarn after Moriya, who is 16 months older, won her first victory on the women’s tour. Moriya Jutanugarn, 23, shot 3-under 68 for a 12-under 272 total and two-stroke victory in the Hugel-JTBC Championship at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles (scores). South Koreans Inbee Park (68) and Jin Young Ko (70) tied for second at 10-under 274. Ariya Jutanugarn, 22, won seven times from May 2016 through the end of last season but has yet to win this year. The only other sisters to win on the LPGA: Annika Sorenstam (72 victories) and Charlotta (one).
Percentage of respondents who answered “too low” to a Morning Read social-media poll that asked, “According to tax filings, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem earned $9.25 million his final year in 2016. Thoughts?” Among the other respondents, 39 percent said the pay was “about right” and 49 percent answered “too high.”
Number of strokes under par for England’s Paul Broadhurst and American Kirk Triplett, who teamed to win the Champions Tour’s Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Mo. Triplett holed a bunker shot for a birdie 2 on the first playoff hole at the Top of the Rock par-3 course as he and Broadhurst defeated American Tom Lehman and German Bernhard Langer (scores).
Age, in years, of American Eric Axley, who was declared the winner of the Web.com Tour’s rain-shortened North Mississippi Classic on his birthday. Axley stood at 12-under 204 through 54 holes at Country Club of Oxford before heavy rain washed out Sunday’s scheduled final round. It was his first victory since 2006, when he won the PGA Tour’s Valero Texas Open (scores).
Winning score, which was 3 under par, for Sweden’s Jenny Haglund, who made a 4-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to defeat Australia’s Sarah Kemp and the Czech Republic’s Klara Spilkova, the defending champion, in the Ladies European Tour’s Lalla Meryem Cup at Rabat, Morocco. The LET played at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam’s Blue Course while the European Tour played at the adjacent Red Course. Haglund, 24, closed with a 2-under 70 en route to her first LET title (scores).