Number of strokes by which England’s Tom Lewis led the Korn Ferry Tour Championship entering today’s final round in Newburgh, Ind. Lewis, 28, shot a second consecutive 6-under 66 on Sunday for a 16-under 200 total through 54 holes at Victoria National Golf Club. Lewis, making his first start on the PGA Tour’s top developmental circuit, is a two-time winner on the European Tour who entered the week at 85th in the Official World Golf Ranking. American Lanto Griffin shot 68 and held second place at 14-under 202 (scores). Twenty-five PGA Tour cards will be on the line with today’s finish of the Korn Ferry finals.
Number of competitors in a sudden-death playoff at the European Tour’s Omega European Masters, which Sweden’s Sebastian Soderberg won with a birdie on the par-4 18th at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club in Crans Montana, Switzerland. Soderberg shot 4-under 66 in the final round and tied at 14-under 266 with Italy’s Lorenzo Gagli (67), Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy (67), Argentina’s Andres Romero (70) and Finland’s Kalle Samooja (67). Soderberg, 28, a two-time winner on Europe’s Challenge Tour who played college golf at Coastal Carolina, earned his first victory on the European Tour (scores).
Number of strokes under par that American Wes Short Jr. finished to win the Champions Tour’s Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary, Alberta. Short, 55, shot 4-under 66 for a 197 total and one-stroke victory at Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club. Tour money leader Scott McCarron (65) placed second at 12-under 198. It was the second career victory for Short on the 50-and-older tour, and the first since his rookie season, in 2014. He won once on the PGA Tour, in 2005 at Las Vegas (scores).
Number of strokes under par that Australia’s Hannah Green finished to win the LPGA’s Cambia Portland Classic in Portland, Ore. Green, 22, shot 5-under 67 for a 267 total at Columbia Edgewater Country Club. She got an assist down the stretch from American Yealimi Noh, who made bogey on two of the last three holes to shoot 71 and finish one stroke back at 20-under 268. It was the second victory of the season for Green, who won her first LPGA title in June, at the KPMG Women’s PGA (scores).
Final-round score for Thailand’s Patty Tavatanakit, who rallied to win the Symetra Tour’s Sioux Falls Great Life Challenge in a playoff at Sioux Falls, S.D. Tavatanakit, 19, made birdie on the first playoff hole, the par-4 18th at Willow Run Golf Course, to post her third victory in eight starts on the LPGA’s developmental tour since turning pro after her sophomore season at UCLA. She jumped to No. 2 in season earnings. Tavatanakit opened with a 6-under 28 on the front nine at Willow Run en route to posting an 8-under final round to tie South Korea’s Yujeong Son at 13-under 267 through 54 holes (scores).