Keeping Score

Keeping score

Australia’s Lukas Michel wins the U.S. Mid-Amateur title and an anticipated invitation to play in the 2020 Masters.

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Final score for Australia’s Lukas Michel, who defeated American Joseph Deraney to win the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship on Thursday at Parker, Colo. Michel birdied the 15th and 16th holes, both par 5s, in the scheduled 36-hole final at Colorado Golf Club to become the first foreign-born champion in the event for players ages 25 and older. With the victory, Michel, 35, of Perth, earned an anticipated invitation to play in the 2020 Masters (scores).

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Final score for American Ina Kim-Schaad, who defeated fellow New York City resident Talia Campbell to win the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff, Ariz. Kim-Schaad, 35, the runner-up in the 2000 U.S. Girls’ Junior, earned an exemption into the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open, among other amateur berths (scores).


Number of World Golf Hall of Fame members who are entered in the Champions Tour’s Sanford International, which begins today in Sioux Falls, S.D. Retief Goosen, Bernhard Langer, Davis Love III, Sandy Lyle, Colin Montgomerie and Vijay Singh are the shrine inductees (tee times).


Length, in feet, of the birdie putt that American Tom Hoge sank at the 18th hole to take the lead at the PGA Tour’s Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Miss. Hoge, coming off of a runner-up finish last week at The Greenbrier, birdied four of his first five holes en route to a bogey-free 8-under round at Country Club of Jackson. Australia’s Cameron Percy, Ireland’s Seamus Power and American Robert Streb shared second place as play was suspended because of inclement weather (scores).


Score for England’s Matt Wallace, who led the European Tour’s BMW PGA Championship after the first round at Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, England. Wallace made five birdies and an eagle, at the par-5 fourth hole, to open a one-stroke lead. Spain’s Jon Rahm and Sweden’s Henrik Stenson shared second place at 6-under 66, and Justin Rose stood fourth at 67 (scores).

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