Number of World Golf Championships winners this season who will be paired together at the PGA Tour’s RBC Heritage, which begins Thursday at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Americans Xander Schauffele (WGC HSBC Champions), Dustin Johnson (WGC Mexico) and Kevin Kisner (WGC Dell Match Play) will tee off on No. 1 at 12:50 p.m. EDT Thursday. Johnson ranks No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking, Schauffele is ninth and Kisner stands 25th. Johnson and Schauffele tied for second in the recent Masters.
Number of the top 10 in the Rolex Rankings who will compete this week at the LPGA’s Lotte Championship, which begins today at Ko Olina (Hawaii) Golf Club. South Korea’s Jin Young Ko, 23, who is No. 1 in the world, has won twice and finished no worse than third in five of her six starts this year. She will be making her first appearance at Ko Olina.
Length, in yards, of the shortest hole this week for the Web.com Tour’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Championship in Prattville, Ala. The par-3 13th will be the shortest hole at the Senator Course at Capitol Hill. The par-5 10th, at 616 yards, will be the longest. The par-72 course, part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, is listed at 7,654 yards.