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2013's PGA Tour Courses By The Numbers

A statistical breakdown of the courses used during the 2013 PGA Tour season

September 2013
Merion East

Toughest course: Merion Golf Club

Remember when people wondered if Merion would be able to stand up to the modern player? Turns out there was nothing to worry about. This year's U.S. Open course played the toughest on tour with an average score of 4.546 shots over par. In fact, the four major championship venues came in Nos. 1-4, with Muirfield (+3.478), Oak Hill (+1.996) and Augusta National (+1.318) following Merion.
Stephen Szurlej
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