Number of bogey-free rounds through two days of the 147th British Open at Carnoustie (Scotland) Golf Links. England’s Tommy Fleetwood shot a bogey-free 6-under 65 on Friday to surge into a share of second place, one stroke behind American co-leaders Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner (scores).
Number of the top 5 players in the Official World Golf Ranking to miss the 36-hole cut in the British Open. No. 1 Dustin Johnson (76-72–148), No. 2 Justin Thomas (69-77–146) and No. 5 Jon Rahm (69-78–148) did not make the 3-over 145 standard for the weekend.
Number of strokes under par that co-leaders Dawie van der Walt and Sungjae Im stood in the Web.com Tour’s Pinnacle Bank Championship. Van der Walt (66), of South Africa, and Im (67), of South Korea, were tied at 132 after 36 holes at The Club at Indian Creek in Omaha, Neb. Americans Brock Mackenzie (64) and Kramer Hickok (66) shared third at 9-under 133 (scores).
Number of strokes under par that American Troy Merritt stood in leading the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. The second round was suspended because of inclement weather at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky. Merritt posted a 5-under 67 for a 129 total and two-stroke lead over countryman Billy Horschel (66). Americans Richy Werenski and Tom Lovelady were tied for third at 12 under for the tournament with one hole to play in the second round. Brittany Lincicome, who opened with a 78, had not teed off when play was called. She was only the sixth woman to compete in a PGA Tour event (scores).