Number of tournament starts, on average, that it takes Bernhard Langer to win on the Champions Tour. Langer, 61, of Germany, is the defending champion this week in the Invesco QQQ Championship, the second of three playoff events on the 50-and-older tour. The top 54 in the Charles Schwab Cup standings qualified for the 54-hole event, which begins Friday at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Langer, who tops the season standings, finished runner-up last week after having won in his previous start. It was his 38th career title in 11-plus seasons on the Champions Tour (tee times).
Number of Chinese players entered in the WGC HSBC Champions, which begins today at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai. Haotong Li, Yanwei Liu, Wenchong Liang, Ashun Wu, Bowen Xiao, Yechun Yuan and Xinjun Zhang will be vying to become the first Chinese player to win on the PGA Tour (tee times).