Number of players on the four-woman South Korean roster for this week’s UL International Crown who are major champions and ranked among the top 30 players in the world. In fact, three of the four Koreans – No. 1 Sung Hyun Park, No. 3 So Yeon Ryu and No. 10 I.K. Kim – are among the top 10 in the Rolex Rankings. With the eight-team event being held at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon, the host South Koreans are heavily favored in the third biennial event, which begins Thursday. The UL International Crown is the second of seven LPGA tournaments to be played in as many weeks in Asia.
Number of victories, among 43 in his PGA Tour career, that Phil Mickelson has won in his home state of California. Just days after the Ryder Cup, Mickelson will begin the 2018-19 PGA Tour season this week in the Safeway Open at Silverado Resort and Spa’s North Course in Napa, Calif. (tee times). The tournament is the first of 46 tournaments.