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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
News & Tours

Exclusive: PGA Tour to release new "strokes gained" statistic after the Barclays

If you like statistics, brace yourself, because the golf world is about to get a little more wonderfully wonky.PGA Tour officials confirmed this week it will launch the new strokes gained/tee to green statistic on...
Saturday, 8/23/2014 at 10:22AM
News & Tours

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
News & Tours

Rickie Fowler's year in golf's majors was even better than you think and why it reminds us of Phil Mickelson

By Alex Myers By now, you're probably sick of hearing about how Rickie Fowler joined Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as the only players to finish in the top five at all four majors...
Monday, 8/11/2014 at 2:55PM
News & Tours

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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