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News & Tours

How much more are players actually playing nowadays?

"I'm in desperate need of some rest," said defending FedEx Cup champion Henrik Stenson last week, and he's not the only one who feels that way. Sergio Garcia blamed his botched chip shot into the...
Wednesday, 9/10/2014 at 2:09PM
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A master statistician reveals exactly why Rory won the 2014 PGA Championship

By Luke Kerr-Dineen The 2014 PGA Championship was the first major to use the PGA Tour's ShotLink scoring system, so, naturally, it was a big deal for everyone who likes statistics. It was an...
Monday, 8/11/2014 at 3:41PM
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Rory McIlroy averages 1.94 yards per pound, which makes him a 160-pound beast

By Luke Kerr-Dineen Whenever Rory McIlroy hits his driver well, a lot of anecdotes start flying around. Is Rory the best driver of all time? Who knows -- that question is so large it's...
Monday, 8/4/2014 at 1:30PM
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9 numbers you should know from the final round of the Open

By Mike O'MalleyHOYLAKE, England -- Doing the math on the fourth round at Royal Liverpool: 1: Remaining major victory needed for Rory McIlroy to achieve the career Grand Slam, after eight-shot blowouts in the U.S....
Sunday, 7/20/2014 at 4:50PM
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10 numbers you should know from the third round of the British Open

By Mike O'MalleyHOYLAKE, England -- Doing the math on the third round at Royal Liverpool: 2: Tees used for the start of the round. Because of the ominous weather forecast, players started off the first...
Saturday, 7/19/2014 at 1:22PM
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9 numbers you should know from the second round of the British Open

By Mike O'Malley HOYLAKE, England -- Doing the math on the second round at Royal Liverpool: 1: Pheasants interrupting Rory McIlroy on the eighth green. 2: Strokes taken by Sergio Garcia at the par-4 second. It...
Friday, 7/18/2014 at 3:30PM
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If Tiger wants to start winning again, he really needs to hit more greens

By Luke Kerr-Dineen In his first tournament back from injury, Tiger Woods missed the cut at the Quicken Loans National. It's not really fair to judge him based on that alone -- the man did have...
Friday, 6/27/2014 at 7:11PM
News & Tours

Here's what we learned from Tiger's first round back from injury

By Luke Kerr-Dineen Tiger Woods made his much-anticipated return to professional golf Thursday, and while it's tough to draw any broad conclusions about his game from a mere 18 holes, his stats do give...
Thursday, 6/26/2014 at 3:40PM
Golf Instruction / Lesson Tee

Sean Foley: The Secret To Lower Scores

Tiger's stats prove one area of the game trumps all.
June 2014
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