Number of the PGA Tour’s 21-man rookie class for the 2019-20 season who will be playing at the A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, which begins today at Old White TPC at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Foremost among the Tour rookies: American Scottie Scheffler, who won the Korn Ferry Tour’s regular-season and finals points lists; England’s Tom Lewis, who won the Korn Ferry Tour Championship; and Norway’s Viktor Hovland, who earned his Tour card via the Korn Ferry Tour finals (tee times).
Number of the top 30 in the Charles Schwab Cup standings who are entered in the Champions Tour’s Ally Challenge, which begins Friday at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, Mich. The tournament marks one of the final four regular-season events on the 50-and-older tour before the three-tournament playoff series (tee times).
Number of career matches that U.S. captain Juli Inkster has played in nine editions of the Solheim Cup. She owns a 15-12-7 record, including 1-1-1 as a rookie in 1992. Six of her 12 players will be Solheim Cup rookies in the biennial matches, which begin Friday at Gleneagles Hotel’s PGA Centenary Course in Scotland. Pairings are scheduled to be announced today for Friday’s morning foursomes and afternoon four-balls matches. The U.S. leads the series, 10-5.
Position in the Official World Golf Ranking for Joost Luiten, the highest-ranked Dutch player in the world and the home favorite at the European Tour’s KLM Open. Luiten, 33, a six-time winner on the European Tour, won the KLM Open in 2013 and 2016. Play begins today at The International in Amsterdam, Netherlands (tee times).