Discover Golf : July 2018
TOUR | NUMBERS 9 Image Credit: Tony Marshall / Getty Images Go Figure MOMENTS THAT COUNT 60 - PERRY’S SENIOR LOW ROUND Kenny Perry came within a whisker of carding a sub-60 round at the 3M Championship on the PGA Tour Champions. The 57-year-old American fired a 12-under 60 during the second round that included two eagles and eight birdies. He went on to win the event for the third time. 21 - THOMAS COMES OF AGE American Justin Thomas becomes the 21st player in history to claim a World Golf Championship and a major championship after winning the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Thomas, who won the 2017 PGA Championship, outgunned the star-studded field at Firestone by four shots. Other players to win a WGC event and a major include; Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson and Australia’s Geoff Ogilvy. 285 - MCEVOY BREAKS DROUGHT IN EUROPE England’s Richard McEvoy birdied the last two holes at Green Eagle Golf Course in Germany to win the Porsche European Open. It was his maiden European Tour victory at his 285th attempt. The 39-year-old is a six-time Qualifying School and two-time Challenge Tour graduate. 6 - MOLINARI THE GREAT Francesco Molinari has laid claim to being considered the best Italian golfer of all time. The 35-year-old passed Constantino Rocca’s total of five European Tour wins. Molinari now owns six wins and is the first from his country to taste Major success after winning The Open. 1 - PUTNAM CAPTURES BARRACUDA American Andrew Putnam landed his maiden PGA Tour title at the Barracuda Championship in Nevada. The 29-year-old scored 47 points under the modified stableford system to win by four points over Chad Campbell. 1 - JIMENEZ SCORES SPANISH FIRST Miguel Angel Jimenez became the first Spaniard to win The Senior Open. The 54-year-old edged defending champion Bernhard Langer by one shot. Jimenez fired rounds of 68, 67, 72 and 69 to reach 12-under at the historic Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland. The win was his second Senior major championship and sixth win on the PGA Tour Champions.