Keeping Score

Keeping score

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Number of U.S. Women’s Amateur titles that Kristen Gillman has won. Gillman, 20, a University of Alabama junior from Austin, Texas, defeated Jiwon Jeon, 21, an incoming Alabama transfer from Daegu, South Korea, 7 and 6, in the scheduled 36-hole final match at Golf Club of Tennessee in Kingston Springs, Tenn. Gillman ran off nine birdies to breeze to the title. As a 16-year-old, she won the 2014 Women’s Amateur (scores).


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Number of major championships that American Brooks Koepka has won in his career. Koepka, 28, shot 4-under 66 in the final round of the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis for a 16-under 264 total and two-stroke victory against a resurgent Tiger Woods, who closed with a 64. Koepka becomes only the fifth golfer to win the U.S. Open and PGA in the same year, joining Woods (2000), Jack Nicklaus (1980), Ben Hogan (1948) and Gene Sarazen (1922) (scores).


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Number of strokes by which American Trevor Cone won the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, Calif. Cone, 25, who played collegiately at Virginia Tech, shot 6-under 64 for a 23-under 257 total, his first in eight starts this season on the developmental tour (scores).


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Number of birdies that American Lauren Coughlin made in a bogey-free final-round 66 as she posted a 16-under 200 total and one-stroke victory in the Symetra Tour’s PHC Classic at Brown Deer Park Golf Course in Milwaukee. The Philippines’ Dottie Ardina, who leads the developmental tour in season earnings, shot 2-under 70 to finish second at 15-under 201 (scores).


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Qualifiers for the U.S. Ryder Cup team that will play Europe this fall, the PGA of America announced. Brooks Koepka, by virtue of his victory in the PGA Championship, supplanted Dustin Johnson as No. 1 in the standings. The other qualifiers, in order: Johnson, Justin Thomas, Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Webb Simpson. Captain Jim Furyk has four at-large picks to complete the team. The biennial matches will be played Sept. 28-30 at Le Golf National near Paris (standings).


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