Position in the European Ryder Cup ranking for Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen, who returns to his homeland seeking to remain among the eight automatic qualifiers for the team, which will be revealed after this week’s Made in Denmark event. Play begins Thursday at Silkeborg Ry Golf Club in Aarhus (tee times).
Number of Champions Tour starts since 2005 for Canadian Rod Spittle, who will be playing his final tournament on the 50-and-older tour this week at the Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary, Alberta. Spittle, 63, of St. Catharines, Ontario, won once on the Champions Tour. He will be one of three Canadians entered, joining Stephen Ames and Steve Blake.