Genworth Stats Pack - Day 1 Review

21/03/2013 12:55:05
Kiradech Aphibarnrat   (Getty Images)
Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Getty Images)

Thunderstorms stopped play early on Day 1 of the Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club. Kiradech Aphibarnrat is the early leader following an excellent round of 65, with Grégory Bourdy, Anders Hansen and Edoardo Molinari following close behind with rounds of 66. We analyse how they did it.

Kiradech APHIBARNRAT -7

Kiradech Aphibarnrat’s superb round of 65 included eight birdies, nine pars and one bogey. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 23 year old golfer from Thailand hit 9/14 fairways, 14/18 greens and single putted ten holes (plus he managed to avoid the greenside bunkers and Scrambled 3/4).

Tournament Stats Result
Stroke Average 65.00
Driving Accuracy 64.3%
Driving Distance 294 yds
Greens in Reg 77.8%
Scrambles 75.0%
Sand Saves -
Putts per GIR 1.500
Putts per Round 26.0
1 Putts per Rnd 10.00
Tournament Stats Result
Par 3 Scoring 2.50
Par 4 Scoring 3.80
Par 5 Scoring 4.25
Eagles per Rnd 0.00
Birdies per Rnd 8.00
Pars per Rnd 9.00
Bogeys per Rnd 1.00
Others per Rnd 0.00
Par 5's in 2 1

Grégory BOURDY -6

Grégory Bourdy enjoyed a fast start to his first round with an outward half of 31 (5 under Par). Overall his long game was very strong all day, producing Genworth Statistics of 10/14 fairways and 15/18 greens. Grégory also managed to avoid the greenside bunkers and Scrambled 2/3.

Tournament Stats Result
Stroke Average 66.00
Driving Accuracy 71.4%
Driving Distance 286 yds
Greens in Reg 83.3%
Scrambles 66.7%
Sand Saves -
Putts per GIR 1.600
Putts per Round 28.0
1 Putts per Rnd 8.00
Tournament Stats Result
Par 3 Scoring 2.75
Par 4 Scoring 3.80
Par 5 Scoring 4.25
Eagles per Rnd 0.00
Birdies per Rnd 7.00
Pars per Rnd 10.00
Bogeys per Rnd 1.00
Others per Rnd 0.00
Par 5's in 2 1

Anders HANSEN -6

Anders Hansen produced the shot of the day holing his approach from the right rough at the 2nd (a 444 yard, Par 4). Overall he hit 13/18 Greens in Regulation, but interestingly only managed one of those on the Par 5 holes. He Scrambled well though to single putt all four of them, and he took just 25 putts in total over the day.

Tournament Stats Result
Stroke Average 66.00
Driving Accuracy 57.1%
Driving Distance 284 yds
Greens in Reg 72.2%
Scrambles 60.0%
Sand Saves 0/1
Putts per GIR 1.385
Putts per Round 25.0
1 Putts per Rnd 9.00
Tournament Stats Result
Par 3 Scoring 3.00
Par 4 Scoring 3.50
Par 5 Scoring 4.75
Eagles per Rnd 1.00
Birdies per Rnd 6.00
Pars per Rnd 9.00
Bogeys per Rnd 2.00
Others per Rnd 0.00
Par 5's in 2 0

Edoardo MOLINARI -6

Edoardo Molinari produced Genworth Statistics of 10/14 fairways and 15/18 greens, the same as Bourdy for his round of 66. The two time European Tour winner is yet to make a cut this year so he will be looking to kick start his 2013 campaign with a good result this week.

Tournament Stats Result
Stroke Average 66.00
Driving Accuracy 71.4%
Driving Distance 291 yds
Greens in Reg 83.3%
Scrambles 33.3%
Sand Saves 0/1
Putts per GIR 1.533
Putts per Round 28.0
1 Putts per Rnd 8.00
Tournament Stats Result
Par 3 Scoring 3.00
Par 4 Scoring 3.60
Par 5 Scoring 4.50
Eagles per Rnd 0.00
Birdies per Rnd 8.00
Pars per Rnd 8.00
Bogeys per Rnd 2.00
Others per Rnd 0.00
Par 5's in 2 1

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