Keeping Score

Keeping score


Number of Korda family members who have won national championships in Australia, after Nelly Korda claimed the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open on Sunday. Korda, 20, a second-year LPGA pro from Bradenton, Fla., shot a final-round 5-under 67 for a 17-under 271 total and two-stroke victory over South Korea’s Jin Young Ko, the defending champion, at Grange (Australia) Golf Club. It was her second LPGA victory. Korda’s father, Petr, won the 1998 Australian Open men’s tennis tournament; older sister, Jessica, won the 2012 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, and younger brother, Sebastian, won the 2018 Australian Open junior tennis tournament (scores).


Number of career victories on the PGA Tour for American J.B. Holmes, who won the Genesis Open in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Holmes, 36, ended a nearly four-year winless streak, dating to the 2015 Houston Open. Holmes shot 1-under 70 at Riviera Country Club for a 14-under 270 total and one-stroke victory over American Justin Thomas, the 54-hole leader, who struggled with five bogeys and a double bogey en route to a 4-over 75. Tiger Woods closed with a 72 to drop into a tie for 15th place (scores).


Number of holes that New Zealand’s Ryan Fox played on the final day to win the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth for his first European Tour victory. Fox defeated Spain’s Adrian Otaegui, 3 and 2, in the final six-hole knockout round at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Karrinyup, Australia. Fox played the 54-hole stroke-play qualifier in 8 under to earn a bye into the final 16 for the knockout rounds in the stroke/match-play format (scores).


Number of strokes under par that American Mark Hubbard finished through 72 holes to win the Tour’s LECOM Suncoast Classic. It was the first victory in 65 career starts on the developmental tour for Hubbard, who missed cuts in his first three tournaments this season. Hubbard closed with a 5-under 67 for a 262 total and two-stroke victory over American Maverick McNealy at Lakewood National Golf Club in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. (scores).


Number of bogey-free holes that Spain’s Miguel Angel Jimenez played – his final two holes Friday and through the first playoff hole Sunday – to win the Champions Tour’s Chubb Classic in Naples, Fla. Jimenez, 55, made par on the par-4 18th hole, the first playoff hole, at The Classics at Lely Resort to outlast Olin Browne and Bernhard Langer. It was Jimenez’s seventh career victory on the 50-and-older tour. Jimenez, Browne and Langer tied at 13-under 200 through 54 holes (scores).

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