Number of spots available in next week’s Masters from the PGA Tour’s Valero Texas Open, which begins Thursday at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks course. The winner, if not already qualified, would be the 87th and final qualifier for Augusta National. Former Masters champion Jordan Spieth, a Dallas native and resident, will return to the San Antonio event for the first time since 2015. Among his 11 Tour victories, the 2016 Dean & DeLuca Invitational at Colonial in Fort Worth remains his only title in his home state (tee times).
Number of the top 25 players in the Rolex Rankings, including No. 1 Sung Hyun Park, who are entered in the ANA Inspiration, the LPGA's first major championship of the season. Play begins Thursday at Mission Hills Country Club’s Dinah Shore Course in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (tee times).
Number of tickets to be sold daily, up from 40,000, for the four days of competition at the British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The R&A announced the increase, which will commence April 15 and will set a daily attendance record, because of surging interest in the Open’s first appearance on the Emerald Isle since 1951. The 148th Open will be played July 18-21.