Margin of victory, in strokes, for Miguel Angel Jimenez over Bernhard Langer on Sunday at the Senior British Open. Jimenez, 54, of Spain, shot a final-round 3-under 69 at St. Andrews’ Old Course for a 12-under 276 total to clip Germany’s Langer, 60, the defending champion and a three-time Senior British winner, who closed with a 68. Americans Scott McCarron (68) and Kirk Triplett (69) shared third place with Canadian Stephen Ames (69) at 10-under 278. The victory was the second major championship on the Champions Tour this year for Jimenez, who won the Regions Tradition in May, and his sixth career title on the 50-and-older circuit (scores).
Number of Web.com Tour victories this season for Martin Trainer, who secured a PGA Tour card for next season by winning the Price Cutter Charity Championship. Trainer birdied the par-5 18th hole for a 4-under 68 and 25-under 263 total at Highland Springs Country Club in Springfield, Mo., to win by one stroke. Sweden’s Henrik Norlander (64) finished second (scores).
Number of LPGA victories this season for Ariya Jutanugarn, who won the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open. Jutanugarn, 22, of Thailand, shot 5-under 66 at Gullane (Scotland) Golf Club for a 13-under 271 total and one-stroke victory over Australia’s Minjee Lee (66). It was the 10th career victory for Jutanugarn, including the U.S. Women’s Open eight weeks earlier. She was projected to regain the No. 1 spot in the Rolex Rankings after she had been the top-ranked player in the world for two weeks last year (scores).
Number of bogeys made by Richard McEvoy in the final round of the European Tour’s Porsche European Open, but he birdied the par-5 18th hole at Green Eagle Golf Course in Hamburg, Germany, to win his first European Tour title. McEvoy, 39, of England, a six-time graduate of European Tour Q-School, has played his way onto tour twice from the Challenge Tour. He struggled to a 1-over 73 but amassed an 11-under 277 total for a one-stroke victory in his 285th career start. Germany’s Allen John (67), a reinstated amateur, shared second place with Sweden’s Christofer Blomstrand (68) and Italy’s Renato Paratore (70) at 10-under 278. Americans Patrick Reed (76) and Bryson DeChambeau (78) faded to T-9 and T-13, respectively (scores).
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England’s Richard McEvoy winds up to heave his cap after sinking the clinching birdie putt on the final hole to win the Porsche European Open. It was McEvoy’s first victory on the European Tour.
Number of strokes under par that American Kendall Dye finished after 36 holes to win the Symetra Tour’s Fuccillo Kia Classic. After she made bogey on the par-5 first hole in the final round, Dye played bogey-free, 5-under golf the rest of the way to post a 4-under 67 and 132 total at Capital Hills in Albany, N.Y., for a one-stroke victory. It was the first triumph in five starts this season for Dye and the third of her career on the LPGA’s developmental tour (scores).
Number of career victories on the PGA Tour for Dustin Johnson, who cruised to a three-stroke victory in the RBC Canadian Open. Johnson, the No. 1 player in the Official World Golf Ranking, closed with a 6-under 66 for a 23-under 265 total at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. South Koreans Whee Kim (69) and Byeong Hun An (69) shared second at 20-under 268. In winning for the third time in 2018, Johnson, 34, has stretched his streak of seasons with three or more Tour victories to three. Mackenzie Hughes tied for eighth, eight strokes behind Johnson, to lead Canada’s 21-man contingent. The last Canadian to win the national open was Pat Fletcher, in 1954 (scores).