Keeping Score

Keeping score


Number of strokes over par that holes 16-18, dubbed the Snake Pit, at Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course played during last year’s Valspar Championship. In the ShotLink era on the PGA Tour, only the closing holes at Quail Hollow and Muirfield Village have played tougher among non-major-championship venues, according to Tour researchers. The Valspar begins today in Palm Harbor, Fla. (tee times).


Number of consecutive finishes among the top 15 in his past four starts on the Tour for American Tyler McCumber, who enters this week’s Chitimacha Louisiana Open looking for his first victory on the developmental circuit. McCumber, 27, won three times last season on the Mackenzie Tour in Canada and owns two victories on the Latinoamerica Tour. Play in Louisiana begins today at Le Triomphe Country Club in Broussard (tee times).


Number of times in his past 10 starts that Belgium’s Thomas Pieters has finished among the top 30. Pieters, 27, will be seeking his first title since 2016 when the European Tour’s Maybank Championship begins today at Saujana Golf & Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (tee times).


Number of consecutive tournaments to be played by the LPGA in the U.S., beginning with this week’s Bank of Hope Founders Cup, which honors the 13 founding members of the women’s tour. Play begins today at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Wildfire Golf Club in Phoenix (tee times).

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