The Desert Swing - By numbers

2/5/2013 11:51:00 AM
Richard Sterne  (Getty Images)
Richard Sterne (Getty Images)

266 – The lowest winning 72 hole, total by Stephen Gallacher at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

82 The number of places Chris Wood moved up in the Official World Golf Ranking, to 60th from 142nd, after his maiden victory in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

62 – The lowest round in the three tournaments, by Richard Sterne (round 1) and Stephen Gallacher (round 3), both in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

1 – Jamie Donaldson became the first Welshman to win the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

68 – The lowest final round by a winner achieved by Jamie Donaldson at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

141 – The lowest cut of the Desert Swing events, at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

5 – The number of eagles made by Stephen Gallacher on his way to victory in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

8 – The number of players who recorded two top ten finishes from the three events.

210 The number of events Stephen Gallacher played in between his two European Tour titles.

4,092 The total number of birdies made in the three Desert Swing events.

3.26 The average of the most difficult hole of the Desert Swing. The toughest was the par three third, at the Commerical Bank Qatar Masters.

15 – The best finishing position by a player from the cut line from the three events, achieved by Garth Mulroy at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.