Number of bogeys that American Mark Hubbard made in 36 holes as he took the midway lead at the Web.com Tour’s Knoxville Open. Hubbard, 29, a 2011 San Jose State graduate, shot his second consecutive 6-under 65 for a 12-under 130 total and two-stroke lead at Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn. Hubbard, who played the PGA Tour in 2015 and 2016, won the Lecom Classic in February (scores).
Number of strokes over par that Helen Alfredsson stood after 36 holes to lead the U.S. Senior Women’s Open in Southern Pines, N.C. Alfredsson, 54, of Sweden, shot 2-under 69 for a 144 total at Pine Needles Lodge. England’s Laura Davies (70), the defending champion, was second at 3-over 145 (scores).
Number of strokes by which American Brooks Koepka led after 36 holes at the PGA Championship, a modern major-championship record margin. Koepka, 29, shot 5-under 65 for a 12-under 128 total at Bethpage State Park’s Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y. The 128 score set the 36-hole scoring record for a major championship. American Jordan Spieth (66) and Australian Adam Scott (64) shared second at 5-under 135. Spieth lacks only the PGA’s Wanamaker Trophy to achieve the career Grand Slam. Tiger Woods, who won the Masters five weeks ago in his most recent start, shot 73 for a 5-over 145 total, one stroke outside of the 36-hole cut. Koepka, the defending champion, is seeking his fourth major championship (scores).
Number of strokes under par that Ireland’s Leona Maguire finished to win the Symetra Tour’s Symetra Classic in Davidson, N.C. Maguire, 24, closed with a bogey-free 5-under 67 for a 206 total and five-stroke victory at River Run Country Club. Maguire has finished fifth or better in her past five starts on the LPGA’s developmental tour, including a victory last month at the Windsor Golf Classic. She improved to No. 1 on the season money list, with $73,790. The top 10 earners at the end of the season will qualify for the LPGA tour in 2020 (scores).
Team scores for Texas and host Arkansas, the co-leaders after the first round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championship in Fayetteville, Ark. The Longhorns and Razorbacks, at 10 over par, led defending champion Arizona and Stanford by two strokes at Blessings Golf Club. Arizona’s Bianca Pagdanganan, a senior from the Philippines, shot 4-under 69 to lead in the individual competition. After 54 holes of stroke play, the field will be cut to the low 15 teams and nine individuals from non-qualifying teams for an additional 18 holes of stroke play Monday. The individual medalist will be crowned, and the low eight teams will advance to match play, which will be contested Tuesday and Wednesday, to determine the team champion (scores).