Keeping Score

Keeping score

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Number of times that host Tiger Woods has won the Hero World Challenge, which stages its 20th edition beginning Thursday at Albany Golf Course in the Bahamas (tee times). Woods won it in 2001, '04, '06, '07 and '11. The 18-man event features four of the top five players in the Official World Golf Ranking. Though it is an unofficial event on the PGA Tour schedule, the tournament awards world-ranking points.


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Number of times that the late Kel Nagle of Australia won the Australian PGA Championship, which begins Thursday at RACV Royal Pines Resort in Gold Coast, Australia (tee times). Nagle won his nation's PGA title in 1949, '54, '58 and '59 when it was a match-play event and, after it became a stroke-play championship, he added the 1965 and '68 crowns. Aussie Cameron Smith, 25, who stands 33rd in the Official World Golf Ranking, is the defending champion. The tournament is co-sanctioned by the European and Australasian tours.


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