SPORTS BRIEFING

Courtney hits hole-in-one

BELOIT — For the second day in a row, a hole-in-one was recorded on the sixth hole at Westville Lake Country Club.

Linda Courtney of Hanoverton used an 8-iron to ace the 130-yard sixth hole during the Monday Night Ladies League. It was her first hole-in-one.

Playing in her group were Amber Allison of Salem, Priscilla Allcorn of Sebring and Mel Gunias of Homeworth.

All-Star Game umpires

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Wegner will be the crew chief and umpire behind home plate for the All-Star Game tonight in Cleveland.

A 21-year major league veteran, Wegner worked third base for the 2008 All-Star Game. He worked the World Series in 2013 and ’17.

Brian O’Nora will be at first base as part of a crew that includes Phil Cuzzi (second), Tim Timmons (third), D.J. Reyburn (left) and Jordan Baker (right). O’Nora and Timmons are Ohio natives.

Cleveland’s Terry Francona will join the AL coaching staff under Boston manager Alex Cora, and Atlanta’s Brian Snitker will be part of the NL staff under Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts.

Women’s British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The Royal & Ancient is raising the total prize money to $4.5 million for the Women’s British Open, up from $3.25 million last year. The winner of the Women’s British Open, to be played Aug. 1-4 at Woburn in England, will receive $675,000.

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