Lead, in strokes, that Justin Rose takes into today’s final round of the rain-delayed BMW Championship, the PGA Tour’s third of four events in the season-ending FedEx Cup playoffs. Wet weather prevented the scheduled final round from starting Sunday at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa. Rose, 38, of England, is seeking his 10th victory on the PGA Tour (scores; tee times).
Length, in feet, of the birdie putt that England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick holed on the first extra hole Sunday to win the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club in Crans Montana, Switzerland. Fitzpatrick birdied the same par-4 18th hole moments earlier to shoot 3-under 67 and tie Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard at 17-under 263. Fitzpatrick, 24, the 2013 U.S. Amateur champion, earned his fifth European Tour victory. In doing so, he became the first back-to-back winner of the European Masters since the late Seve Ballesteros in 1978 (scores).
Age of identical twins Nicolai and Rasmus Hojgaard, who led Denmark to its first World Amateur Team Championship on Saturday. The Danes shot 39-under 541 to win the Eisenhower Trophy by one stroke over the U.S. Nicolai Hojgaard, the recent European Amateur champion, shot 7-under 66, and his brother added a 67 for a 13-under 133 total at the O’Meara Course at Carton House Golf Club in Maynooth, Ireland. Denmark’s John Axelsen shot a non-counting 69 in the format, which counts the lowest two of each team’s three scores daily. Collegians Cole Hammer (Texas), Collin Morikawa (California) and Justin Suh (Southern Cal) composed the runner-up U.S. team (scores).
Number of players who will advance from the BMW Championship, which was scheduled to conclude today at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa. (tee times), to the Tour Championship next week at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Of those 30, Nos. 1-5 in the FedEx Cup standings will control their own destiny next week and would win a $10 million bonus with a victory in the final event of the 2017-18 PGA Tour season.
Score for American Allyssa Ferrell in the final round as she won the Symetra Tour’s Garden City Charity Classic. Ferrell closed with the 7-under round at Buffalo Dunes Golf Club in Garden City, Kan., to post a 16-under 200 for a two-stroke victory, her first on the LPGA’s developmental tour (scores).