2016 European Tour Facts and Figures

           

 

Low 9

29 (-7) Rhien Gibson   Australian PGA Championship
29 (-6) Ross McGowan (preferred lies)   Joburg Open (West) 
29 (-6) Bjorn Akesson (preferred lies)    Joburg Open (West) 
     
Low 9 to Par

29 (-7) Rhien Gibson
  Australian PGA Championship
     
Low 18

62 (-9) Ross McGowan (preferred lies)   Joburg Open (West)
     
Low 18 to Par

62 (-9) Ross McGowan (preferred lies)   Joburg Open (West)
63 (-9) Sebastien Gros   Alfred Dunhill Championship
     
Low 1st 18

64 (-8) Christian Basson   Alfred Dunhill Championship
64 (-8) Bryson DeChambeau (AM)   Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 
     
Low 1st 18 to Par

64 (-8) Christian Basson   Alfred Dunhill Championship
64 (-8) Bryson DeChambeau (AM)    Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 
     
Low 1st 36

129 (-14) Ross McGowan (preferred lies)   Joburg Open
     
Low 1st 36 to Par

129 (-14) Ross McGowan (preferred lies)   Joburg Open
     
Low Final 36

131 (-13) Thomas Pieters Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
     
Low Final 36 to Par

131 (-13) Thomas Pieters
  Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
     
Low 1st 54

200 (-16) Danny Willett    Omega Dubai Desert Classic 
200 (-15) Zander Lombard (preferred lies)   Joburg Open
200 (-15) Haydn Porteous (preferred lies)   Joburg Open
200 (-15) Anthony Wall (preferred lies)   Joburg Open
     
Low 1st 54 to Par

200 (-16) Danny Willett
Omega Dubai Desert Classic
     
Low Final 54 Holes


199 (-17) Danny Willett   Omega Dubai Desert Classic
     
Low Final 54 Holes to Par

199 9-17) Danny Willett
Omega Dubai Desert Classic
     
Low Winning 72

269 (-19) Marc Leishman   Nedbank Golf Challenge
269 (-19) Danny Willett    Omega Dubai Desert Classic 
269 (-18) Haydn Porteous (preferred lies)   Joburg Open
     
Low 72 to Par

269 (-19) Marc Leishman   Nedbank Golf Challenge
269 (-19) Danny Willett    Omega Dubai Desert Classic 
     
High Winning 72

288 (level) Nathan Holman   Australian PGA Championship
     
High Winning 72 to Par

288 (level) Nathan Holman
Australian PGA Championship
     
Largest Winning Margin

6 shots Marc Leishman
Nedbank Golf Challenge



Low Start by a Winner 

66 (-6) Charl Schwartzel
Alfred Dunhill Championship
66 (-6) Haydn Porteous (preferred lies)    Joburg Open (East)
     
Low Start by a Winner to Par

66 (-6) Charl Schwartzel
Alfred Dunhill Championship
66 (-6) Haydn Porteous (preferred lies)    Joburg Open (East)
     
High Start by a Winner

77 (+5) Nathan Holman
Australian PGA Championship
     
High Start by a Winner to Par

77 (+5) Nathan Holman   Australian PGA Championship
     
Low Finish by a Winner

67 (-5) Marc Leishman   Nedbank Golf Challenge
     
Low Finish by a Winner to Par

67 (-5) Marc Leishman   Nedbank Golf Challenge
     
High Finish by a Winner

73 (+1) Nathan Holman
Australian PGA Championship
     
High Finish by a Winner to Par

73 (+1) Nathan Holman
Australian PGA Championship
     
Largest 18 Hole Lead (no ties)

2 shots Christian Basson
Alfred Dunhill Championship
2 shots Zander Lombard    Australian PGA Championship 
     
Largest 36 Hole Lead (no ties)

5 shots Charl Schwartzel
Alfred Dunhill Championship
     
Largest 54 Hole Lead (no ties)

3 shots Charl Schwartzel
Alfred Dunhill Championship
     
Low Cut

140 (-3) (preferred lies)
Joburg Open
     
Low Cut in Relation to Par

140 (-3) (preferred lies)   Joburg Open
     
High Cut

150 (+6)
Australian PGA Championship
     
High Cut in Relation to Par

150 (+6)   Australian PGA Championship
     
Fewest to Make the Cut


65 (Standard top 65 and ties cut)

Alfred Dunhill Championship
     
Most to Make the Cut

78  (Standard top 65 and ties cut)    Joburg Open
     
Biggest Catch-up in Last Round by a Winner

2 shots Nathan Holman
Australian PGA Championship
2 shots Branden Grace    Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 
     
Biggest Deficit Made up in Last 36 Holes by a Winner
4 shots Nathan Holman
Australian PGA Championship
4 shots Rickie Fowler    Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 
4 shots Branden Grace    Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 
     
Wire-to-Wire Winners

None
     
Biggest Jump from the Cut Line

8T Branden Grace
Alfred Dunhill Championship
     
Multiple Winners

 None  
     
First-Time Winners

Nathan Holman
Australian PGA Championship
Marc Leishman   Nedbank Golf Challenge
Brandon Stone   BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni
Haydn Porteous   Joburg Open
     
Course Records    
Rhein Gibson 64 (-8) Australian PGA Championship
     
Play-offs

Nathan Holman 4 Australian PGA Championship
Dylan Frittelli 5
Harold Varner III   
     
Holes-in-one    
Filippo Bergamaschi  Rnd 1, Hole 5  Australian PGA Championship 
Richard McEvoy Rnd 2, Hole 14 BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni
Le Roux Ferreira Rnd 2, Hole 14 BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni
Ross McGowan Rnd 1, Hole 5 Joburg Open (East)
Thomas Bjorn  Rnd 1, Hole 15 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 
Gregory Havret Rnd 1, Hole 15  Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 
Gregory Bourdy Rnd 2, Hole 8  Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 
     
Albatrosses 

 None    
     
Most Consecutive Cuts Made (Current)

Steve Stricker 21 from 2010 Masters Tournament


to 2015 US PGA Championship
     
Most Consecutive Winning Years by a European Tour Member (Current)
Justin Rose 4 2012-2015
Rory McIlroy 2 2014-2015
George Coetzee 2014-2015 
Pablo Larrazabal 2 2014-2015 
David Horsey 2014-2015
Thongchai Jaidee  2 2014-2015 
Thorbjorn Olesen 2014-2015
Rickie Fowler  2015-2016 
Danny Willett  2015-2016 
     
Most Top 5 Finishes

Branden Grace   
Zander Lombard 2  
Justin Walters  
Henrik Stenson   
Joost Luiten   
Danny Willett   
 Rafa Cabrera-Bello  
 Byeong Hun An  
     
Most Top 10 Finishes

Branden Grace 5  
Byeong Hun An 3  
Henrik Stenson  
Joost Luiten  

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Rolex
Pos Player nameNatPoints
1Rory MCILROYNIR4,727,253
2Danny WILLETTENG3,670,310
3Branden GRACERSA3,056,948
4Justin ROSEENG2,827,024
5Shane LOWRYIRL2,729,144
6Louis OOSTHUIZENRSA2,711,457
7Byeong Hun ANKOR2,417,356
8Andy SULLIVANENG2,263,573
9Bernd WIESBERGERAUT2,163,180
10Thongchai JAIDEETHA2,150,076

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