Keeping Score

Keeping score


Number of career victories on the LPGA for Australia’s Hannah Green, who posted a wire-to-wire triumph Sunday at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in Chaska, Minn. Green, 22, sank a 5-foot putt for a sand-save par at the 18th hole Sunday at Hazeltine National Golf Club to shoot 72 for a 9-under 279 total and one-stroke victory. Green is the third Aussie to win a major championship on the LPGA, joining countrywomen Karrie Webb (seven majors) and Jan Stephenson (three). South Korea’s Sung Hyun Park (68), the defending champion, finished second at 8-under 280. American Nelly Korda (71) shared third place with England’s Mel Reid (66) at 6-under 282 (scores).

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Winning score for Ireland’s James Sugrue, who defeated Scotland’s Euan Walker to win the scheduled 36-hole final match in the British Amateur at Portmarnock (Ireland) Golf Club. Sugrue, 22, earned an exemption into the British Open on July 18-21 at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, plus spots in next year’s Masters, U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur.


Number of playoff holes that Jerry Kelly needed to win the Champions Tour’s American Family Insurance Championship in his hometown of Madison, Wis. Kelly, fellow Wisconsin resident Steve Stricker and South Africa’s Retief Goosen tied at 15-under 201 after 54 holes at University Ridge Golf Course. Kelly, 52, won with a birdie on the par-4 15th hole. It was his fourth victory on the 50-and-older tour (scores).


Score, a birdie, that American Daniela Iacobelli made on the first playoff hole, the par-5 18th, to win the Symetra Tour’s Island Resort Championship. Just moments earlier, Iacobelli and American Cindy Ha had birdied No. 18 at Sweetgrass Golf Course in Harris, Mich., to tie for first place at 11-under 205. It was the third career victory on the LPGA’s developmental tour for Iacobelli, 31, who had missed cuts in her two previous starts (scores).


Number of players competing in a sudden-death playoff at the Wichita Open, which was suspended by darkness with American Bryan Bigley and Sweden’s Henrik Norlander on the second extra hole at Crestview Country Club in Wichita, Kan. Denmark’s Sebastian Cappelen and Americans Erik Compton and Kevin Dougherty were eliminated when they made pars on the first playoff hole, the par-3 17th, which Bigley and Norlander birdied. The playoff was scheduled to resume this morning on the PGA Tour’s top developmental tour (scores).


Number of years since a foreign player had won the Asian Tour’s Korea Open. Thailand’s Jazz Janewattananond, 23, survived a triple-bogey 7 at the 11th hole to shoot 1-over 72 for a 6-under 278 total at Woo Jeong Hills Country Club in Cheonan, South Korea. He was the first non-Korean to win the event since American Rickie Fowler in 2011. South Koreans Innchoon Hwang, the runner-up, and Dongkyu Jang, who tied for fourth, earned exemptions into next month’s British Open via the Open Qualifying Series (scores).


Number of years since American Chez Reavie, the winner of the Travelers Championship, had won on the PGA Tour. Reavie, 37, shot 1-under 69 for a 17-under 263 total and a four-stroke victory at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. It was his second career victory and first since winning the 2008 Canadian Open, a span of 250 starts. Reavie tied for third last week in the U.S. Open. Americans Keegan Bradley and Zack Sucher closed with 67s and tied for second at 13-under 267 (scores).


Final-round score for Italy’s Andrea Pavan, who erased a four-shot deficit and then birdied the second playoff hole to edge England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick and win the European Tour’s BMW International Open in Munich, Germany. Pavan, 30, who played college golf for 2009 NCAA champion Texas A&M, won his second tour title in as many years. He and Fitzpatrick tied at 15-under 273 at Eichenried Golf Club (scores).

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