Number of players to win three consecutive U.S. Open titles: Scotland’s Willie Anderson, in 1903-05. American Brooks Koepka, the two-time defending champion, will be attempting to match the 114-year-old record when the 119th U.S. Open begins today at Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links (tee times). Koepka was listed late Wednesday as the 8-1 second choice, behind favorite Dustin Johnson, a 13-2 pick, in odds from Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
Number of top-10 players in the Rolex Rankings, led by No. 1 Jin Young Ko, who will compete at the Meijer LPGA Classic. Among the top 10, only No. 6-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn will not play. The tournament begins today at Blythefield Country Club in Grand Rapids, Mich. (tee times).
Number of consecutive cuts that China’s Xinjun Zhang has made on the Web.com Tour. Zhang, 32, who won earlier this year at the Dormie Network Classic at Briggs Ranch, missed the cut at the season opener in the Bahamas but has played in every ensuing weekend and rank’s third on the developmental tour’s points list. He will put the streak on the line at the Lincoln Land Championship, which begins today at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield, Ill. (tee times).