Friday, 27 September 2013
Tom Lewis   (Getty Images)
Tom Lewis (Getty Images)

Round 2 of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship produced 133 sub-par rounds with field averages of 68.98 at St Andrews, 70.98 at Carnoustie and 68.13 at Kingsbarns. Tom Lewis leads on -15 with Joost Luiten following behind on -14. We analyse their performances and round up the half way Genworth Statistics leaders.

Tom LEWIS -15

Tom Lewis converted seven birdies on his way to a superb bogey free second round 65 at St Andrews, to lead by one at the half way stage. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 22 year old English talent still ranks a little low for the long game categories, but his short game and putting has been exceptional, plus he is one of twelve players to have dropped just a single shot over the first 36 holes. Tom has the more difficult Carnoustie still to play before the round robin is completed after Saturday’s third round, but with his current form, don’t be surprised to see him out in front as everything falls into place going into Sunday.

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average64.501
Driving Accuracy66.7%100
Driving Distance302 yds32
Greens in Reg86.1%40
Scrambles80.0%11
Sand Saves100.0%1
Putts per GIR1.61310
Putts per Round27.53
1 Putts per Rnd8.504
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.6710
Par 4 Scoring3.716
Par 5 Scoring4.004
Eagles per Rnd0.506
Birdies per Rnd7.004
Pars per Rnd10.00-
Bogeys per Rnd0.501
Others per Rnd0.001
Par 5's in 244

Joost LUITEN -14

Joost Luiten converted one eagle and seven birdies on his way to a blistering bogey free second round 63 at Kingsbarns. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 27 year old golfer from The Netherlands ranks 6th for Greens in Regulation and 4th for Par 5’s in 2, plus he ranks 2nd for Par 5 Scoring with an incredible 3.86 average (JB Hansen leads this category with an even better 3.80 average). With two wins under his belt already this year, Joost will no doubt be in confident mood going into the weekend. Note that a special mention should be given to Peter Uihlein who came within inches of the first ever 59 on the European Tour, at Kingsbarns.

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average65.002
Driving Accuracy72.4%75
Driving Distance297 yds52
Greens in Reg94.4%6
Scrambles50.0%63
Sand Saves66.7%27
Putts per GIR1.67622
Putts per Round30.036
1 Putts per Rnd6.5033
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.8652
Par 4 Scoring3.7717
Par 5 Scoring3.862
Eagles per Rnd0.506
Birdies per Rnd7.004
Pars per Rnd9.50-
Bogeys per Rnd1.0017
Others per Rnd0.001
Par 5's in 244

Official Genworth Statistics Leaders

  • Stroke Average: 64.5
    Tom LEWIS.
  • Driving Accuracy: 93.3%
    Eduardo DE LA RIVA, Simon DYSON, Richie RAMSAY.
  • Driving Distance: 343 yards
    JB HANSEN.
  • Greens in Regulation: 97.2%
    Thongchai JAIDEE, Maximilian KIEFFER.
  • Scrambles: 100%
    Maximilian KIEFFER, Steve WEBSTER, Tommy FLEETWOOD, Alessandro TADINI, Jorge CAMPILLO.
  • Sand Saves: 100%
    23 players.
  • Putts per GIR: 1.565
    David LYNN.
  • Putts per Round: 26.5
    David LYNN.
  • 1 Putts: 19
    David LYNN.

Other interesting statistics provided by the Genworth Stats Pack

  • Par 3 Scoring: 2.40
    Pablo LARRAZÁBAL.
  • Par 4 Scoring: 3.64
    Jamie DONALDSON.
  • Par 5 Scoring: 3.80
    JB HANSEN.
  • Most Par 5 holes where green is hit in two shots: 5
    Brooks KOEPKA, Martin KAYMER, Paul LAWRIE.
  • Most shots holed from off the green: 2
    Matthew NIXON, Robert-Jan DERKSEN, S.S.P CHOWRASIA.
  • Least number of drop shots during the tournament: 1 bogey
    Robert ROCK, Bernd WIESBERGER, Gary LOCKERBIE, Matteo DELPODIO, David HOWELL, Matthew BALDWIN, Thomas LEVET, Mark FOSTER, Oliver WILSON, Hennie OTTO, Tommy FLEETWOOD, Tom LEWIS.
  • Most 3 Putts: 6
    John PARRY
  • Most Eagles: 2
    Peter UIHLEIN, Alexander LEVY, Thomas AIKEN, JB HANSEN, Bernd WIESBERGER.
  • Most Birdies: 15
    John PARRY, Marc WARREN, Søren KJELDSEN.
  • Most Pars: 30
    Richard STERNE.
  • Most Bogeys: 9
    Marcus FRASER, Anthony BROWN, Trevor FISHER JNR.
  • Most Others: 3
    Daniel POPOVIC, Scott HEND, Shaun MICHEEL, Gaganjeet BHULLAR, David DUVAL.

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1HOWELL, DavidENG18-23
2UIHLEIN, PeterUSA18-23
T3LEWIS, TomENG18-22
T3LOWRY, ShaneIRL18-22
5FLEETWOOD, TommyENG18-21
6MULROY, GarthRSA18-20
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