Numbers Up from Bahrain

1/31/2011 5:26:24 PM
Paul Casey and Peter Hanson  (Getty Images)
Paul Casey and Peter Hanson (Getty Images)
3 – The number of places Paul Casey moved up in the Official World Golf Ranking; from ninth to sixth following his 11th European Tour victory.

67 – The number of players that made the 36 hole cut.

1,380 – The total number of birdies made during the course of the tournament.

63 – The new course record established by Søren Kjeldsen then matched by Richard Finch, both in the final round at The Royal Golf Club.

29 – The front nine total of Richard Finch on his way to his round of 63.

4 – The number of Swedes that finished in the top ten; Peter Hanson (second), Robert Karlsson (fifth), Johan Edfors (sixth) and Alex Noren (tied eighth).

5 – Casey shared the lead after 54 holes with Hanson. This brings the number of times during the 2011 season that the 54 hole leader has gone onto win the tournament to five.

15 – Miguel Angel Jiménez’s share of second place was the 15th of his European Tour career.

30 – Barry Lane played his first European Tour event of the 2011 season. This campaign marks his 30th year on The European Tour.

666 – The number of events Lane has played during his career and is second on the all-time list of most European Tour events played.