Number of European Tour victories – both this season – for Eddie Pepperell, who won the Sky Sports British Masters on Sunday. Pepperell, 27, of England, closed with an even-par 72 for a 9-under 279 total at Walton Heath Golf Club in Walton-on-the-Hill, England. He earned €571,000 (about $660,500). Sweden’s Alexander Bjork (71) finished second at 7-under 281. American Julian Suri tied for fifth (scores).
Margin of victory for In Gee Chun in the LPGA’s KEB Hana Bank Championship at Sky 72 Golf Course in Incheon, South Korea. It was the third LPGA victory for Chun, 24, a two-time major champion from South Korea, and her first triumph in two years. She shot a pair of 6-under 66s on the weekend to finish at 16-under 272 and win $300,000. England’s Charley Hull faded with a final-round 71 to finish second at 13-under 275. American Danielle Kang (72) was among a group of four tied for third at 12-under 276. It was the second event on the LPGA’s six-stop Asia Swing, which continues this week with the Buick LPGA Shanghai in China. A week earlier, Chun played on the four-woman South Korean team that won the UL International Crown at Incheon (scores).
Number of PGA Tour career victories – including three in the past 19 months – for Marc Leishman, who cruised to a five-stroke victory in the CIMB Classic. Leishman, 34, of Australia, shot a final-round 7-under 65 for a 26-under 262 total, matching Justin Thomas’ 2015 scoring record, at TPC Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Leishman earned $1.26 million. Americans Bronson Burgoon (68) and Chesson Hadley (66) shared second place with Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo (66) at 21-under 267. It was the first event on the PGA Tour’s three-stop Asia Swing, which continues this week with the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges in South Korea (scores).
Number of career victories for Bernhard Langer on the Champions Tour as he won the SAS Championship. Langer, 61, a German who lives in Boca Raton, Fla., shot a final-round 7-under 65 for a 22-under 194 total and six-stroke victory at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, N.C. Langer earned $315,000 for the victory, which occurred on the 11th anniversary of his first triumph on the 50-and-older tour. Langer, a two-time Masters champion, trails Hale Irwin by seven victories on the senior tour’s all-time winning list (scores).