Keeping Score

Keeping score

6

Number of strokes under par that American John Peterson shot for the first-round lead Thursday in the Wells Fargo Championship. Peterson holed out on consecutive holes for eagle on his 16th and 17th holes, Nos. 7 and 8, at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., for a 65 and a two-stroke lead. Peterson, 29, holed a 56 1/2-foot greenside bunker shot for eagle at the par-5 seventh hole before he jarred a 103-yard wedge for 2 on the par-4 eighth hole. Fellow Americans Peter Malnati, Keith Mitchell, Kyle Stanley and Johnson Wagner shared second place with England’s Tyrrell Hatton at 4-under 67 (scores).

35

Position for Tiger Woods after a first-round 71 in the Wells Fargo Championship. Woods matched par with three birdies and three bogeys at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C.

52

Percentage of respondents who answered “No” to a Morning Read social-media poll that asked, “Does music belong on the golf course?"

69

Number of minutes that golfers in the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic were able to play before high winds and storms prompted officials to suspend the first round. Only 34 of the 144 players completed at least one hole. The first round will restart at 7 a.m. CDT today at Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas.

 


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