Keeping Score

Keeping score

1

Number of Italians who have won a British Open, after Francesco Molinari claimed the Claret Jug on Sunday at Carnoustie (Scotland) Golf Links. Italy came close in 1995, when Costantino Rocca lost in a playoff to American John Daly at St. Andrews (scores).


4

Number of strokes under par that David Skinns played the final four holes to win the Web.com Tour’s Pinnacle Bank Championship. Skinns, 36, of England, eagled the par-5 15th at The Club at Indian Creek in Omaha, Neb., and then birded Nos. 16 and 18, both par 4s, to shoot 6-under 65 and claim his first Web.com Tour victory. His 16-under 268 total clipped Sungjae Im, the developmental tour’s money leader, by two strokes (scores).


5

Number of times that Eun Jeong Seong and Stephanie Meadow played the 18th hole on Sunday to decide the winner of the Symetra Tour’s Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic. Seong, of South Korea, and Meadow, of Northern Ireland, were tied at 12-under 276 after stepping off the par-3 closing hole at Brook-Lea Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., for the first time. Each made bogey in regulation. After matching pars for three consecutive return trips in sudden death, Seong finally got the upper hand with a birdie (scores).


10

Number of combined victories on the PGA and European tours for the Molinari brothers of Turin, Italy. Francesco, 35, the winner of the recent British Open, has won seven times on the U.S. and European tours. Edoardo, 37, has won three times in Europe. Before they turned professional, Edoardo had the edge on his kid brother as the 2005 U.S. Amateur champion.


18

Number of holes that the co-leaders must play today in the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship, which was suspended because of weather. Americans Tom Lovelady, Hunter Mahan, Troy Merritt and Robert Streb were tied at 18 under through 54 holes and set to tee off this morning at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky. Most of the rest of the field started play in the fourth round (scores).


50

Position in the Official World Golf Ranking for Tiger Woods, which qualifies him for next week’s WGC Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Woods, who tied for sixth in the British Open, jumped 21 spots, from No. 71. He has won eight of his 79 PGA Tour titles at Firestone. His last victory came in the 2013 Bridgestone event (rankings).


172,000

Attendance for the week at the 147th British Open at Carnoustie (Scotland) Golf Links, according to the R&A. It was a record crowd for the Open, the R&A said.


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