Number of matches that made it to the 18th hole, out of 32 played, during the first day of the WGC Match Play on Wednesday at Austin (Texas) Country Club. The biggest upsets of the day, based on the seedings: No. 50 Lucas Bjerregaard defeated No. 5 Justin Thomas, 3 and 2; No. 57 Kevin Na edged No. 15 Bubba Watson, 1 up; and No. 52 Jim Furyk beat No. 12 Jason Day, 2 up. No. 60 Tom Lewis halved with No. 3 Brooks Koepka. Tiger Woods, in his first appearance in the event in six years, held off Aaron Wise, 3 and 1. Round-robin play continues today and Friday before the 16 group winners advance to the single-elimination rounds (tee times; results).
Number of Davis Cup matches that Hiram Silfa won during his former career as a tennis professional. Silfa, the director of golf at Puntacana Resort & Club in the Dominican Republic, is entered in the field for the PGA Tour’s visit to his Corales Golf Club this week (tee times).
Number of the top 80 in the Rolex Rankings, including nine of the top 10, who are entered in the LPGA’s Kia Classic, which begins today at Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, Calif. (tee times). The tournament features No. 1 Sung Hyun Park, No. 2 Ariya Jutanugarn and No. 3 Minjee Lee. The Kia Classic is the first of two consecutive events in Southern California and precedes the LPGA’s first major championship of the season, the ANA Inspiration.