Sports Quick Hits: June 28th, 2021
⛳️Golf: Whoa, Nelly! The 22-year-old American won her first major yesterday, the Women’s PGA Championship, with a 19-under-par final score, three strokes ahead of runner-up Lizette Salas. With the win, Korda also claims the World No. 1 spot previously held by Jin Young Ko who won two majors in 2019.
- Meanwhile, at the Travelers Championship, Harris English and Kramer Hickok faced off in the PGA TOUR’s second-longest playoff in its history, with in the eighth extra hole.
⚾️Baseball: Five Toronto Blue Jays have been named MLB All-Star finalists, including MLB home runs and leader (!!!), first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., and Marcus Semien, who’s leading the vote for second base.
- Bo Bichette, Randal Grichuk and Teoscar Hernández are also in the mix, and starting today at noon ET, you can vote for your faves at .
🏎Racing: The W Series kicked off on Saturday at the Red Bull Ring in Austria (check out our for all the details) and Alice Powell of England took the season’s first win. A day later, Max Verstappen won F1’s Styrian Grand Prix.
- The W Series and F1 return to the Red Bull Ring for the second of a double-header this weekend.