Genworth Stats Pack 32.2 - BMW International Open R1 Review

20/06/2013 21:45:59
Ernie Els   (Getty Images)
Ernie Els (Getty Images)

Favourable scoring conditions for Round 1 of the BMW International Open produced 99 sub-par rounds and a field average score of 70.47. Ernie Els leads on -9 with Kaymer, Derksen, Baldwin and Noren following behind. We analyse how the five leading players accumulated 2 eagles, 38 birdies, 49 pars and just 1 bogey between them, plus we round up the early Genworth Statistics leaders.

Ernie ELS -9

Ernie Els continued the great golf he produced last week at Merion, converting one eagle and seven birdies on his way to a bogey free first round 63, to lead by one. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the Big Easy managed 8/14 Fairways and 17/18 Greens in Regulation, plus he averaged a superb 3.75 for Par 5 Scoring.

Tournament Stats Result Rank
Stroke Average 63.00 1
Driving Accuracy 57.1% 60
Driving Distance 297 yds 54
Greens in Reg 94.4% 2
Scrambles 100% 1
Sand Saves 100% 1
Putts per GIR 1.647 40
Putts per Round 28.0 34
1 Putts per Rnd 6.00 77
Tournament Stats Result Rank
Par 3 Scoring 2.50 4
Par 4 Scoring 3.80 20
Par 5 Scoring 3.75 1
Eagles per Rnd 1.00 2
Birdies per Rnd 7.00 9
Pars per Rnd 10.00 -
Bogeys per Rnd 0.00 1
Others per Rnd 0.00 1
Par 5's in 2 2 4

Martin KAYMER -8

Martin Kaymer converted nine birdies against just one bogey on his way to a first round 64. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 28 year old golfer from Germany hit 7/14 fairways and 15/18 Greens in Regulation, plus he single putted ten times. Only Tommy Fleetwood managed to convert the same number of birdies as the 10 time European Tour winner.

Tournament Stats Result Rank
Stroke Average 64.00 2
Driving Accuracy 50.0% 80
Driving Distance 294 yds 68
Greens in Reg 83.3% 19
Scrambles 66.7% 34
Sand Saves - -
Putts per GIR 1.467 8
Putts per Round 26.0 9
1 Putts per Rnd 10.00 7
Tournament Stats Result Rank
Par 3 Scoring 2.50 4
Par 4 Scoring 3.80 20
Par 5 Scoring 4.00 4
Eagles per Rnd 0.00 18
Birdies per Rnd 9.00 1
Pars per Rnd 8.00 -
Bogeys per Rnd 1.00 14
Others per Rnd 0.00 1
Par 5's in 2 1 19

Robert-Jan DERKSEN -8

Robert-Jan Derksen converted one eagle and six birdies on his way to a bogey free first round 64. The 39 year old golfer from the Netherlands produced some impressive Genworth Long Game Statistics, driving it in the fairway 10/14 times and hitting all 18 Greens in Regulation. Tour professionals love days where everything seems nice and simple, with no drama.

Tournament Stats Result Rank
Stroke Average 64.00 2
Driving Accuracy 71.4% 15
Driving Distance 278 yds 121
Greens in Reg 100% 1
Scrambles - -
Sand Saves - -
Putts per GIR 1.611 33
Putts per Round 29.0 53
1 Putts per Rnd 7.00 50
Tournament Stats Result Rank
Par 3 Scoring 2.75 20
Par 4 Scoring 3.70 9
Par 5 Scoring 4.00 4
Eagles per Rnd 1.00 2
Birdies per Rnd 6.00 25
Pars per Rnd 11.00 -
Bogeys per Rnd 0.00 1
Others per Rnd 0.00 1
Par 5's in 2 1 19

Matthew BALDWIN -8

Matthew Baldwin converted eight birdies on his way to a bogey free first round 64. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 27 year old Englishman hit 7/14 fairways, 16/18 Greens in Regulation and took 26 putts in total. We should highlight that no less than ten players navigated their way around Golfclub München Eichenried without dropping a single shot today.

Tournament Stats Result Rank
Stroke Average 64.00 2
Driving Accuracy 50.0% 80
Driving Distance 302 yds 33
Greens in Reg 88.9% 7
Scrambles 100% 1
Sand Saves - -
Putts per GIR 1.563 22
Putts per Round 26.0 9
1 Putts per Rnd 8.00 26
Tournament Stats Result Rank
Par 3 Scoring 2.50 4
Par 4 Scoring 3.60 6
Par 5 Scoring 4.50 35
Eagles per Rnd 0.00 18
Birdies per Rnd 8.00 3
Pars per Rnd 10.00 -
Bogeys per Rnd 0.00 1
Others per Rnd 0.00 1
Par 5's in 2 0 65

Alex NOREN -8

The same as Matthew Baldwin, Alex Noren converted eight birdies on his way to a bogey free first round 64, although he made his score a little differently. Looking at his Genworth Statistics, the 30 year old Swedish golfer hit just 12/18 Greens in Regulation, but he Scrambled for Par 6/6 times and took just 22 putts in total.

Tournament Stats Result Rank
Stroke Average 64.00 2
Driving Accuracy 57.1% 60
Driving Distance 282 yds 115
Greens in Reg 66.7% 95
Scrambles 100% 1
Sand Saves - -
Putts per GIR 1.583 28
Putts per Round 22.0 2
1 Putts per Rnd 8.00 26
Tournament Stats Result Rank
Par 3 Scoring 2.75 20
Par 4 Scoring 3.50 2
Par 5 Scoring 4.50 35
Eagles per Rnd 0.00 18
Birdies per Rnd 8.00 3
Pars per Rnd 10.00 -
Bogeys per Rnd 0.00 1
Others per Rnd 0.00 1
Par 5's in 2 0 65

Official Genworth Statistics Leaders

  • Stroke Average: 63.00
    Ernie ELS.
  • Driving Accuracy: 92.9%
    Dustin JOHNSON, Gary STAL.
  • Driving Distance: 323 yards
    Chris DOAK.
  • Greens in Regulation: 100%
    Robert-Jan DERKSEN.
  • Scrambles: 100%
    12 players including David HIGGINS who saved 7/7.
  • Sand Saves: 100%
    34 players including David HIGGINS who saved 3/3.
  • Putts per GIR: 1.357
    Tommy FLEETWOOD.
  • Putts per Round: 20
    Björn ÅKESSON.
  • 1 Putts: 12
    Björn ÅKESSON, David HIGGINS.

Other interesting statistics provided by the Genworth Stats Pack

  • Par 3 Scoring: 2.00
    Alvaro QUIROS.
  • Par 4 Scoring: 3.40
    Ross FISHER.
  • Par 5 Scoring: 3.75
    Ernie ELS, John PARRY, Matthew NIXON.
  • Most Par 5 holes where green is hit in two shots: 3
    Dustin JOHNSON, Thomas AIKEN, Seve BENSON.
  • Most shots holed from off the green: 3
    Alexander NOREN, David HOWELL.
  • Least number of drop shots during the tournament: No dropped shots
    David HIGGINS, Romain WATTEL, Andy SULLIVAN, Dustin JOHNSON, Brandon STONE, Alexander LEVY, Robert-Jan DERKSEN, Alexander NOREN, Matthew BALDWIN, Ernie ELS.
  • Most 3 Putts: 2
    Maximilian KIEFFER, Robert COLES, Graeme STORM, David LYNN, Soren HANSEN, Florian FRITSCH.
  • Most Eagles: 2
    Matthew NIXON.
  • Most Birdies: 9
    Tommy FLEETWOOD, Martin KAYMER.
  • Most Pars: 16
    Gareth MAYBIN, Markus BRIER.
  • Most Bogeys: 7
    Rhys DAVIES, Nicolas MEITINGER, José María OLAZÁBAL.
  • Most Others: 4
    Constantin SCHWIERZ.

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