Number of major championships won by American Angela Stanford, who rallied to win the LPGA’s Evian Championship. Stanford, 40, posted her sixth career victory in her 436th start in her 18th season on tour. She closed with a 3-under 68 – including an eagle, double bogey and birdie on Nos. 15-17 – for a 12-under 272 total and one-stroke victory at Evian Resort in Evian-les-Bains, France. American Amy Olson, the third-round leader, made double bogey on the 18th hole for a final-round 74 and share of second place with fellow Americans Austin Ernst (68) and Mo Martin (70) and South Korean Sei Young Kim (72) at 11-under 273 (scores).
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American Angela Stanford, cloaked in the Stars and Stripes, rejoices Sunday with her first LPGA major victory at the Evian Championship.
Number of Chinese players to win this season on the European Tour as Ashun Wu claimed the KLM Open to join countryman Haotong Li, who had won in Dubai early in the year. Wu, 33, made a two-putt birdie on the par-5 18th to shoot 4-under 67 for a 16-under 268 at The Dutch in Spijk, Netherlands. It was his third career victory. England’s Chris Wood (69) placed second at 15-under 269 (scores).
Number of victories on the Champions Tour this season for Paul Broadhurst, who won the Ally Challenge. Broadhurst, 53, of England closed with a 6-under 66 for a 15-under 201 total and two-stroke victory at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc, Mich. The Ally title is the second this season in Michigan for Broadhurst, who won the Senior PGA in Benton Harbor. American Brandt Jobe (67) finished second at 13-under 203. Second-round leader Tom Lehman (70) slipped into a share of third with American countryman Mark O’Meara (69) at 12-under 204 (scores).
Number of cuts, in 14 starts, that Hyemin Kim had missed this season on the Symetra Tour before breaking through to win the Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout. Kim, of South Korea, shot 1-over 73 for a 5-under 211 total and three-stroke victory at Mystic Creek Golf Club in El Dorado, Ark. She had posted only one top-10 finish, a T-7 in the season-opening Florida’s Natural Charity Classic, before winning in Arkansas for her second career victory on the LPGA’s developmental tour (scores).
Number of strokes under par that Sangmoon Bae finished to win the Web.com Tour’s Albertsons Boise Open and secure a return to the PGA Tour for next season. Bae, 32, of South Korea, closed with a 5-under 66 for a 265 total and one-stroke victory at Hillcrest Country Club in Boise, Idaho. Americans Anders Albertson (62) and Adam Schenk (64) shared second place with Canadian Roger Sloan (63) at 18-under 266. Bae, a two-time winner on the PGA Tour, was out of golf after playing for the International team in the 2015 Presidents Cup until late 2017 to serve a mandatory military enlistment in his native South Korea (scores).