Number of strokes by which England’s Justin Rose won the PGA Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday in San Diego. After making bogey on three of his first five holes at Torrey Pines’ South Course, Rose played the final 13 holes in 5 under to shoot 3-under 69 for a 21-under 267 total. It was the 10th PGA Tour victory for Rose, 38, and cemented his hold on the No. 1 spot in the Official World Golf Ranking. Australia’s Adam Scott, who closed with a 68, finished second at 19-under 269. Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama (67) and American Talor Gooch (68) shared third at 16-under 272. Tiger Woods, in his first start of the year, birdied his last two holes to shoot 67 and tie for 20th (scores).
Number of strokes by which American Bryson DeChambeau outdistanced the field at the European Tour’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic. DeChambeau, who entered the week at No. 5 in the Official World Golf Ranking, closed with an 8-under 64 for a 24-under 264 total at Emirates Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates. It was the first victory on the European Tour for DeChambeau, 25, and his fourth worldwide triumph since late August. England’s Matt Wallace, who won three times on the European Tour last season but was not picked for the Ryder Cup team, shot 68 for a 271 total and second place (scores).
Amount, in dollars, of Justin Rose’s career earnings on the PGA Tour. Rose, 38, of England, won $1.278 million from the $7.1 million purse for his victory in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego. He and Adam Scott, who earned $766,800 as the runner-up at Torrey Pines, became the sixth and seventh players, respectively, to top $50 million in career earnings on Tour. Tiger Woods, who has won 80 times on Tour, holds the top spot, at $115,584,657. For perspective, consider that Jack Nicklaus, who won 73 times in his career to rank third all-time, earned $5,734,031.