LPGA TourJune 4, 2015

5 stats that show how good Cheyenne Woods' career-best 63 was at the Manulife Classic

One of the big headlines heading into this week was the fact that Tiger Woods was taking swing advice from his 6-year-son, Charlie, before the Memorial Tournament.

Maybe he was looking at the wrong family member.

There was a Woods in golf at the top of a leader board on Thursday -- and it wasn't Tiger. It was his niece, Cheyenne. The LPGA Tour rookie fired a career-best 63 in the first round of the LPGA Manulife Classic in Ontario, good enough for first place.

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Just how good was her round? We'll let these five stats tell the story.

1. Cheyenne hit 14 of 14 fairways.

You can't do it any better. At all. You hit 100 percent of your fairways and you're doing so many things right. That was Cheyenne's round. And by the way, she hit 10 more fairways on Thursday than her uncle Tiger. He only hit four of 'em at Muirfield Village.

2. Cheyenne's driving distance on Thursday? 276 yards.

That's bombing it! Brittany Lincicome currently leads the LPGA Tour with a driving distance of 270 yards. Cheyenne is putting it six yards past Lincicome's average. She'd be keeping up with PGA Tour pros -- legitimately. BOOM!

3. Cheyenne was better than par on half her holes -- with eight birdies and an eagle.

Talk about how deep tour golf is. Cheyenne is currently ranked 262nd in the world. But she's still good enough to make eight birdies over 18 holes -- on a course set up for an LPGA Tour event. That's insane.

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4. Cheyenne hit 16 of 18 greens in regulation.

That's gonna equate to low scores. But Cheyenne dropped putts -- only needing 26 of them on the round. Clinic!

5. This was only Cheyenne's second round of the year in the 60s -- and she obliterated her career-best round.

Not to say we didn't see this coming. But when a player only has only broken 70 once all year -- with a 67 in March -- you don't exactly expect a 63 in the cards. Maybe we'll credit this to the rapper Drake, who Cheyenne met on Tuesday in Drake's home country. Now Cheyenne is making headlines of her own.

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