Number of players with the surname Lee who won tournaments on two women’s professional tours in the U.S. on Sunday. South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6 closed with a 1-under 70 for a 6-under 278 and two-stroke victory at the U.S. Women’s Open at the Country Club of Charleston (S.C.) (scores). Meanwhile, Taiwan’s Min Lee parred the first playoff hole to win the Symetra Tour’s Valley Force Invitational at Raven’s Claw Golf Club in Pottstown, Pa. Her opponent in the playoff? Another Lee, an American by the name of Esther (scores).
Number of seasons between victories on the Web.com Tour for Sebastian Cappelen, who won the Rex Hospital Open in Raleigh, N.C. Cappelen, 29, of Denmark, rallied from bogeys on his first two holes to shoot 7-under 64 for a 21-under 263 total and three-stroke victory at the Country Club at Wakefield Plantation. He had made only four cuts in 11 previous starts this season, his sixth on the developmental tour (scores).
Time, in hours, that it took numerous threesomes to play the third round of the U.S. Women’s Open at Country Club of Charleston (S.C.). The USGA assessed amateur Andrea Lee, a senior at Stanford, with a one-stroke penalty for slow play. The most recent slow-play penalty on a major professional tour was given to Corey Pavin, in October at the Dominion Energy Charity Classic on the Champions Tour. Before that one, at the 2017 Zurich Classic, Miguel Angel Carballo and Brian Campbell were dinged with the PGA Tour’s first slow-play penalty in 12 years. Also, Tianlang Guan, a 14-year-old Chinese amateur, was hit with a one-stroke penalty for slow play at the 2013 Masters.
Size, in strokes, of the final-round deficit that American Kevin Sutherland erased to win the Champions Tour’s Principal Charity Classic in Des Moines, Iowa. Sparked by an 8-under 28 on the back nine at Wakonda Club, Sutherland shot a course-record 10-under 62 to tie 36-hole leader Scott Parel (70) at 17-under 199. After each parred the par-4 18th, Sutherland, 54, added his 11th birdie of the day to win his third career title on the 50-and-older tour. It was the third-largest final-round comeback in Champions Tour history. Two months ago, Sutherland and Parel went seven extra holes to decide the Rapiscan Systems Classic in Biloxi, Miss., with Sutherland also prevailing (scores).
Career winning percentage on the European Tour for Italy’s Guido Migliozzi, who won the Belgian Knockout. It was his second victory this season, in his 20th career start, after he won the Magical Kenya Open in November. Migliozzi, 22, posted a four-stroke victory over Darius Van Driel of the Netherlands in the final nine-hole match at Rinkven International Golf Club in Antwerp, Belgium (scores).
Number of career victories on the Japan Golf Tour for Yuta Ikeda, who won the Mizuno Open (scores). With the victory at The Royal Golf Club in Hokota, Ikeda led four qualifiers for next month’s British Open via the Open Qualifying Series. Ikeda, American Chan Kim, South Korea’s Sang-Hyun Park and Thailand’s Gunn Charoenkul earned spots in the British Open on July 18-21 at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.