Keeping Score

Keeping score

3

Number of times that American Bubba Watson has won the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship. Watson shot 7-under 63 on Sunday at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., for a 17-under 263 total and three-stroke victory. It was the third victory of the year and 12th of his career for Watson, 39, who won the Genesis Open in February and the WGC Dell Match Play in March. Watson also won Connecticut’s Tour stop in 2010 and 2015. England’s Paul Casey, who entered the final round with a four-stroke lead, struggled to a 2-over 72 and dropped into a four-way tie for second with Americans Stewart Cink (62), J.B. Holmes (67) and Beau Hossler (66) at 14-under 266 (scores).

6

Margin of victory, in strokes, for Justin Suh in the Northeast Amateur. Suh, 21, a Southern Cal senior from San Jose, Calif., led wire-to-wire after opening with a 6-under 63 at Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, R.I. He closed with a 66 on Saturday for a 15-under 261 total, tying the 72-hole scoring mark set by Peter Uihlein in 2011 (scores).

7

Number of career victories on the Champions Tour for American Scott McCarron, who won the American Family Insurance Championship. McCarron, 52, shot a bogey-free 8-under 64 for a 15-under 201 total at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wis., to edge local favorite Jerry Kelly (65) by one stroke. Americans Fred Couples (67) and Steve Stricker (65) and Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie (64) shared third at 13-under 203 (scores).

8

Number of nations whose players have won on the LPGA this season after Japan’s Nasa Hataoka claimed the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Hataoka, 19, shot 8-under 63 for a tournament-record 21-under 192 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark., for her first LPGA victory. American Austin Ernst (65) placed second at 15-under 198. South Korea owns five LPGA victories this season, followed by the U.S. (four), Thailand (three) and Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and Sweden with one each (scores).

14

Number of birdies made in his final 41 bogey-free holes, including two in a row in a sudden-death playoff, for American Brady Schnell in his victory in the Web.com Tour’s Wichita Open. Schnell closed with a 4-under 66 at Crestview Country Club in Wichita, Kan., to tie Brandon Hagy (63) and Scott Pinckney (68) at 14-under 266. Schnell and Hagy birdied the par-4 18th in the playoff, eliminating Pinckney, before Schnell made another 3 on the closing hole to win. Schnell, who missed the cut in his first four starts of the season on the developmental tour, has posted four top-20 results in his past seven starts (scores).

52

Number of years since a South African had won the British Amateur before Jovan Rebula claimed the title with a 3-and-2 victory against Ireland’s Robin Dawson in the scheduled 36-hole final Saturday at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland. Rebula, 20, the nephew of four-time major champion Ernie Els, earns a spot in next month’s British Open at Carnoustie, which was where countryman Bobby Cole won the 1966 British Amateur. Rebula also won a likely berth in the 2019 Masters and a spot in the 2019 U.S. Amateur.

046ca328-88bb-42b6-974d-c562c4fb1b45_400x600.jpg
England’s Matt Wallace rallies to win the European Tour’s BMW International Open in Munich, Germany, for his second victory this season.

© GOLFFILE/PHIL INGLIS
England’s Matt Wallace rallies to win the European Tour’s BMW International Open in Munich, Germany, for his second victory this season.

65

Final-round score for England’s Matt Wallace, who won the European Tour’s BMW International Open. Wallace, 28, of England, closed with a 7-under round at Golf Club Gut Laerchenhof in Munich, Germany, to hold off Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen, who shot a course-record 61, local favorite Martin Kaymer (68) of Germany and Finland’s Mikko Korhonen (67) by one stroke. It was the second victory this season for Wallace and the third of his career (scores).


Related Stories
|