Keeping Score

Keeping score

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England’s Paul Casey runs a gantlet of fans upon winning the Porsche European Open in Hamburg, Germany.

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Number of years since England’s Paul Casey had won on the European Tour. Casey shot 6-under 66 on Sunday for a 14-under 274 total and one-stroke victory in the Porsche European Open at Green Eagle Golf Courses in Hamburg, Germany. It was the 14-career victory on his home tour for Casey, 42, who also is a three-time winner on the PGA Tour. Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre (68), Germany’s Bernd Ritthammer (68) and Austria’s Matthias Schwab (66) shared second at 13-under 275. Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger and France’s Romain Wattel, who were paired together, set the course record with matching 64s. Wiesberger finished fifth, and Wattel rose to sixth. Sihwan Kim (T-17) led an American contingent that included Patrick Reed (T-36), Xander Schauffele (T-46) and Matt Kuchar (missed cut) (scores).


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Number of consecutive cuts that Mexico’s Alejandra Llaneza had missed before she broke through to win the Symetra Tour’s Garden City Classic in Garden City, Kan. Llaneza, 31, had tied with Thailand’s Mind Muangkhumsakul at 10-under 206 through 54 holes before winning on the second playoff hole at Buffalo Dunes Golf Course. It was her second career victory on the LPGA's developmental tour (scores).


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Number of players, and ties, that will make the 36-hole cut under a new PGA Tour rule to debut at this week’s 2019-20 season-opening tournament. A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, which begins Thursday at Old White TPC at The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., will be the first event to use the smaller weekend field, down from the top 70 and ties.


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