Number of University of Alabama players who made the match-play final for today’s U.S. Women’s Amateur. Kristen Gillman, 20, a Crimson Tide junior from Austin, Texas, will meet incoming transfer Jiwon Jeon, 21, of Daegu, South Korea, in the 18-hole match at Golf Club of Tennessee in Kingston Springs, Tenn. It’s the first final featuring college teammates since Title IX civil-rights legislation was passed in 1972, according to the USGA. Gillman, the 2014 Women’s Amateur champion, and Jeon, the reigning junior-college national champion from Daytona (Fla.) State, needed extra holes in their semifinal matches. Gillman edged Kaylee Benton, an Arkansas senior from Litchfield Park, Ariz., in 19 holes. Jeon needed 23 holes to outlast Lauren Stephenson, an Alabama senior from Lexington, S.C. (scores).
Number of players who have won the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in the same season: Tiger Woods (2000), Jack Nicklaus (1980), Ben Hogan (1948) and Gene Sarazen (1922). Brooks Koepka, the reigning U.S. Open champion who leads the PGA Championship entering today’s final round, is bidding to become the fifth (tee times).
Number of players within four strokes of the lead entering today’s final round of the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. American Brooks Koepka, the reigning U.S. Open champion, shot 4-under 66 for a two-stroke lead at 12-under 198. Australian Adam Scott (65) stood second at 10-under 200, followed by Americans Rickie Fowler (69) and Gary Woodland (71) and Spain’s Jon Rahm (66) at 9-under 201. American Tiger Woods, searching for his 15th major championship – and first since 2008 – shot 66 to tie for sixth at 8-under 202 (scores).
Number of strokes under par that leader Trevor Cone stands after 54 holes of the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, Calif. Cone, 25, of South Africa, shot 4-under 66 for a 193 total and one-stroke lead entering today’s final round (scores).