Keeping Score

Keeping score

1

Number of previous starts that Mike Weir has made on the PGA Tour’s main developmental tour, known today as the Web.com Tour. Weir will be playing in this week’s BMW Charity Pro-Am in Greenville, S.C. Weir, who turned 48 on May 12, is entered out of an eligibility category that accommodates current or former PGA Tour members ages 48-49. Weir missed the cut in the 1993 Nike Monterrey Open. Weir, whose eight PGA Tour victories include the 2003 Masters, has earned nearly $28 million in 442 starts on Tour (tee times).

3

Number of times that Cristie Kerr has won the LPGA’s Kingsmill Championship, which will play its 14th edition this week at Kingsmill Resort’s River Course in Williamsburg, Va. Kerr, 40, who won at Kingsmill in 2005, ’09 and ’13, is the only multiple winner in the event’s history. She, Candie Kung and Angela Stanford have started in the 13 previous Kingsmill events and are entered this week (tee times).

12

Number of consecutive seasons that Bernhard Langer has won on the Champions Tour, a record on the 50-and-older circuit. Langer, 60, is the two-time defending champion in this week’s Regions Tradition, the first of the tour’s five major championships, and enters after having won in his most recent start, two weeks ago at the Insperity Invitational. Play begins today at Greystone Golf and Country Club’s Founders Course in Birmingham, Ala. (tee times).

50

Number of years that the PGA Tour has played a tournament named after the late Byron Nelson in the Dallas area. The Dallas-area stop, which dates to 1944, moved to Trinity Forest Golf Club, a new Bill Coore-Ben Crenshaw design, beginning this week (tee times).


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