Saturday, 12 October 2013
Paul Waring   (Getty Images)
Paul Waring (Getty Images)

Round 3 of the Portugal Masters produced 49 sub-par rounds and a field average score of 69.08. Paul Waring leads on -16 with Otto, Thornton, Donaldson and Jamieson following behind. We analyse their performances and round up the Genworth Statistics leaders.

Paul WARING -16

Paul Waring converted five birdies against one bogey on his way to a third round 67, to lead by two going into Sunday. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 28 year old English golfer is performing magnificently with 29/42 fairways (ranking 8th), 46/54 Greens in Regulation (ranking 3rd) and 7/8 Scrambles for Par (ranking 4th). It has all led to great scoring across the different hole types, especially on the Par 3’s and Par 5’s.

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average65.671
Driving Accuracy69.0%8
Driving Distance294 yds18
Greens in Reg85.2%3
Scrambles87.5%4
Sand Saves50.0%22
Putts per GIR1.69617
Putts per Round28.721
1 Putts per Rnd7.0024
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.671
Par 4 Scoring3.8212
Par 5 Scoring4.333
Eagles per Rnd0.0018
Birdies per Rnd6.004
Pars per Rnd11.33-
Bogeys per Rnd0.673
Others per Rnd0.001
Par 5's in 2212

Hennie OTTO -14

Hennie Otto converted four birdies against two bogeys on his way to a third round 69. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 37 year old South African has been steady with the longer clubs and he also has his eye in on the greens, which is leading to some great scoring on the Par 4’s (ranking 3rd) and Par 5’s (ranking 1st with a score to Par of -7 for those holes).

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average66.332
Driving Accuracy69.0%8
Driving Distance286 yds37
Greens in Reg77.8%26
Scrambles58.3%48
Sand Saves0.0%49
Putts per GIR1.6198
Putts per Round28.313
1 Putts per Rnd7.6716
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring3.0033
Par 4 Scoring3.793
Par 5 Scoring4.221
Eagles per Rnd0.671
Birdies per Rnd5.0015
Pars per Rnd10.67-
Bogeys per Rnd1.6728
Others per Rnd0.001
Par 5's in 235

Simon THORNTON -14

Simon Thornton fired seven birdies against a single bogey on his way to a third round 65. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 36 year old Irish golfer is performing very consistently from tee to green with 29/42 fairways and 45/54 Greens in Regulation, plus he is averaging 1.622 Putts per GIR which confirms some great approach shot accuracy (Simon’s Par 5 Scoring average of 4.33 is fantastic bearing in mind he has not hit any Par 5 greens in sub-regulation).

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average66.332
Driving Accuracy69.0%8
Driving Distance268 yds65
Greens in Reg83.3%7
Scrambles66.7%25
Sand Saves33.3%43
Putts per GIR1.6229
Putts per Round28.313
1 Putts per Rnd8.337
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.839
Par 4 Scoring3.8212
Par 5 Scoring4.333
Eagles per Rnd0.0018
Birdies per Rnd6.332
Pars per Rnd10.00-
Bogeys per Rnd1.6728
Others per Rnd0.001
Par 5's in 2060

Jamie DONALDSON -14

Jamie Donaldson converted five birdies during a bogey free third round 66 (one of eleven bogey free rounds by the field today). Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 37 year old Welsh golfer (who celebrates his 38th birthday next week) is driving the ball long and hitting almost 80% of the Greens in Regulation, plus his touch on and around the greens is sharp (Jamie also leads the Par 3 Scoring with a 2.67 average).

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average66.332
Driving Accuracy52.4%54
Driving Distance300 yds8
Greens in Reg79.6%18
Scrambles81.8%8
Sand Saves--
Putts per GIR1.65113
Putts per Round28.313
1 Putts per Rnd8.337
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.671
Par 4 Scoring3.8518
Par 5 Scoring4.4416
Eagles per Rnd0.0018
Birdies per Rnd6.004
Pars per Rnd11.00-
Bogeys per Rnd0.673
Others per Rnd0.3344
Par 5's in 2212

Scott JAMIESON -14

Scott Jamieson fired no less than eleven birdies during a magnificent third round 60 (the low round of the day by far - and so close to a 59). Over the 18 holes, the 29 year old Scottish golfer actually hit only 6/14 fairways and 13/18 Greens in Regulation, but he took just 20 putts for the day, launching him up into title contention.

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average66.332
Driving Accuracy57.1%46
Driving Distance285 yds40
Greens in Reg75.9%32
Scrambles76.9%13
Sand Saves66.7%17
Putts per GIR1.65914
Putts per Round27.35
1 Putts per Rnd8.337
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.671
Par 4 Scoring3.8212
Par 5 Scoring4.5626
Eagles per Rnd0.0018
Birdies per Rnd6.004
Pars per Rnd10.67-
Bogeys per Rnd1.3315
Others per Rnd0.001
Par 5's in 2212

Official Genworth Statistics Leaders

  • Stroke Average: 65.67
    Paul WARING.
  • Driving Accuracy: 78.6%
    Danny WILLETT.
  • Driving Distance: 321 yards
    Alvaro QUIROS.
  • Greens in Regulation: 88.9%
    Victor DUBUISSON, Anthony WALL.
  • Scrambles: 93.8%
    Bernd WIESBERGER.
  • Sand Saves: 100%
    12 players.
  • Putts per GIR: 1.538
    Justin WALTERS.
  • Putts per Round: 26.7
    Justin WALTERS, Alvaro QUIROS, Fredrik ANDERSSON HED.
  • 1 Putts: 28
    Alvaro QUIROS.

Other interesting statistics provided by the Genworth Stats Pack

  • Par 3 Scoring: 2.67
    Jamie DONALDSON, Paul WARING, Raphaël JACQUELIN, Scott JAMIESON.
  • Par 4 Scoring: 3.76
    Matthew BALDWIN, Martin KAYMER.
  • Par 5 Scoring: 4.22
    Hennie OTTO, Alexandre KALEKA.
  • Most Par 5 holes where green is hit in two shots: 4
    Romain WATTEL, Tom LEWIS, Soren HANSEN, Alvaro QUIROS.
  • Most shots holed from off the green: 2
    Thomas BJORN, Joost LUITEN, Francesco MOLINARI, Julien QUESNE.
  • Least number of drop shots during the tournament: 1 bogey
    Bernd WIESBERGER, Chris DOAK.
  • Most 3 Putts: 5
    Marcel SIEM.
  • Most Eagles: 2
    Hennie OTTO, Julien QUESNE, Romain WATTEL.
  • Most Birdies: 21
    Justin WALTERS.
  • Most Pars: 44
    Gonzalo FDEZ-CASTANO, Chris PAISLEY.
  • Most Bogeys: 10
    Joel SJÖHOLM, Garth MULROY, Marcel SIEM.
  • Most Others: 3
    Seve BENSON, Joost LUITEN.

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1LYNN, DavidENG18-18
2WALTERS, JustinRSA18-17
T3GALLACHER, StephenSCO18-16
T3WIESBERGER, BerndAUT18-16
T3WARING, PaulENG18-16
T6OTTO, HennieRSA18-15
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