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9 numbers that sum up Jordan Spieth's incredible two-week stretch of golf

No, neither were official PGA Tour events, but what Jordan Spieth has done versus some elite competition the past two weeks is remarkable. His back-to-back wins now give him three official worldwide victories as a...
Monday, 12/8/2014 at 10:37AM
Instruction

5 statistical oddities from the 2014 PGA Tour season

Richie Hunt is a statistician of the Bill James ilk. He works with tour pros like Daniel Summerhays, Ben Crane and Brian Gay by analyzing mounds of data and deducing from it strategies to help...
Tuesday, 12/2/2014 at 7:26AM
News & Tours

You probably didn't notice: Cameron Smith's impressive PGA Tour debut

Ryan Moore. Sergio Garcia. Gary Woodland. Kevin Na. Cameron Smith. Cameron Smith? A look at the CIMB Classic's final leader board may have drawn that reaction from even avid golf fans, but there's a good...
Monday, 11/3/2014 at 2:17PM
News & Tours

Step aside Jim Furyk, Sergio Garcia is the PGA Tour's new king of runner-ups

Jim Furyk's flurry of near-misses was one of the biggest storylines of the 2013-14 PGA Tour season. But another player has closed the gap when it comes to close calls. Related: Jim Furyk is...
Monday, 11/3/2014 at 10:49AM
News & Tours

You probably didn't notice: Robert Streb had an incredible week of putting

If you watched Robert Streb win the McGladrey Classic, you probably wondered to yourself, 'Why hasn't this guy won on the PGA Tour before?' The simple answer is he's never putted like that. Related: See...
Monday, 10/27/2014 at 11:33AM
Stats

Meet Tony Finau, the PGA Tour's newest long-driving, par-5 destroying star

From "The Big Break" to the big leagues, Tony Finau was bound to be a popular rookie on the PGA Tour this season. The fact that he's also a big hitter (it's not just "chicks"...
Monday, 10/20/2014 at 10:07AM
Ryder Cup

Why there are 170 MILLION match-play outcomes, and how Europe is a 93-percent favorite on Sunday

GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- No match is exactly the same, either at the Ryder Cup or when you're playing with your weekly foursome. But did you know just how many different outcomes are possible? The...
Sunday, 9/28/2014 at 6:00AM
News & Tours

Brian Stuard went 395 straight holes without a 3-putt and 7 other eye-popping stats from the PGA Tour season

Thanks to Bill Cooney at the PGA Tour for putting together a roundup of some of the 2013-14 season's most interesting stats. Here are a handful that caught our eye: -- Brian Stuard went 395...
Thursday, 9/18/2014 at 12:09PM
Stats

You probably didn't notice: A "little putting tip" pays off BIG for Billy Horschel

Three events is a relatively small sample size when it comes to examining a golfer's stats so we're not ready yet to declare Billy Horschel the game's next great putter. But the newly crowned FedEx...
Monday, 9/15/2014 at 1:04PM
Stats

You probably didn't notice: Hunter Mahan's remarkable ball-striking streak

Hunter Mahan's win at the Barclays was his first on the PGA Tour in more than two years, but it certainly wasn't just a one-week burst of good play. Following a near five-month stretch in...
Tuesday, 8/26/2014 at 3:44PM
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