Genworth Stats Pack - Summary Report

28/07/2013 20:21:54
Michael Hoey   (Getty Images)
Michael Hoey (Getty Images)

Round 4 of the M2M Russian Open produced 30 sub-par rounds and a field average score of 71.93. Michael Hoey emerged as the winner on -16 with Kaleka, Nixon and Hansen finishing as his nearest challengers. We analyse their performances and round up the final Genworth Statistics leaders.

Michael HOEY -16

Michael Hoey converted three birdies against one bogey on his way to a final round 70, emerging as the winner by four shots. Looking at his Genworth Statistics for the week, the 34 year old golfer from Northern Ireland ranked 17th for Driving Accuracy (with 47/56 fairways) and 6th for Greens in Regulation (with 54/72 greens), but it was his performance on the greens that really stood out. His putting was arguably the best of all the players and he converted 24 birdies in total. The now five time European Tour winner rises to 81st position on the Race to Dubai.

Tournament Stats Result Rank
Stroke Average 68.00 1
Driving Accuracy 83.9% 17
Driving Distance 278 yds 41
Greens in Reg 75.0% 6
Scrambles 61.1% 13
Sand Saves 50.0% 33
Putts per GIR 1.630 5
Putts per Round 26.5 2
1 Putts per Rnd 9.00 2
Tournament Stats Result Rank
Par 3 Scoring 3.00 24
Par 4 Scoring 3.80 1
Par 5 Scoring 4.50 9
Eagles per Rnd 0.25 5
Birdies per Rnd 6.00 1
Pars per Rnd 9.50 -
Bogeys per Rnd 2.00 13
Others per Rnd 0.25 13
Par 5's in 2 3 8

Matthew NIXON -12

Matthew Nixon converted four birdies against one bogey on his way to a final round 69, to finish tied second alongside Kaleka. Looking at his Genworth Statistics for the week, the 24 year old Englishman performed extremely well from tee to green, ranking 12th for Driving Accuracy (with 48/56 fairways), 3rd for Greens in Regulation (with 56/72 greens) and 1st for Scrambles (with 12/16 up and downs for Par). Matthew also dropped the fewest shots of all the players in the field (just four bogeys in total) and with this result he climbs to 99th position on the Race to Dubai.

Tournament Stats Result Rank
Stroke Average 69.00 2
Driving Accuracy 85.7% 12
Driving Distance 274 yds 48
Greens in Reg 77.8% 3
Scrambles 75.0% 1
Sand Saves 85.7% 4
Putts per GIR 1.750 28
Putts per Round 29.3 27
1 Putts per Rnd 6.75 29
Tournament Stats Result Rank
Par 3 Scoring 2.94 11
Par 4 Scoring 3.95 9
Par 5 Scoring 4.44 4
Eagles per Rnd 0.00 19
Birdies per Rnd 4.00 21
Pars per Rnd 13.00 -
Bogeys per Rnd 1.00 1
Others per Rnd 0.00 1
Par 5's in 2 1 33

Alexandre KALEKA -12

Alexandre Kaleka converted five birdies against one bogey on his way to a final round 68, for tied second alongside Nixon. Looking at his Genworth Statistics for the week, the 26 year old French golfer averaged a huge 311 yards for Driving Distance and 72.2% for Greens in Regulation (as well as hitting five of the Par 5 greens in sub-regulation), but he also performed very well in each of the short game categories and averaged a world class 2.63 for Par 3 Scoring. With this result Alexandre climbs to 118th position on the Race to Dubai.

Tournament Stats Result Rank
Stroke Average 69.00 2
Driving Accuracy 75.0% 44
Driving Distance 311 yds 3
Greens in Reg 72.2% 11
Scrambles 55.0% 27
Sand Saves 85.7% 4
Putts per GIR 1.635 6
Putts per Round 27.8 8
1 Putts per Rnd 7.75 11
Tournament Stats Result Rank
Par 3 Scoring 2.63 1
Par 4 Scoring 4.00 18
Par 5 Scoring 4.63 20
Eagles per Rnd 0.25 5
Birdies per Rnd 5.75 2
Pars per Rnd 9.75 -
Bogeys per Rnd 1.25 4
Others per Rnd 1.00 61
Par 5's in 2 5 1

JB HANSEN -11

A real mixed bag over the final 18 holes for JB Hansen included one eagle, seven birdies, three bogeys and a double bogey. Looking at his Genworth Statistics for the week, the 22 year old Danish golfer excelled from tee to green, driving the ball long and straight and hitting 72.2% Greens in Regulation. He really excelled on the Par 4’s and Par 5’s, averaging a world class 3.88 and 4.31 for those holes, but in contrast to Kaleka he struggled on the Par 3’s (perhaps they didn’t fit his eye). With 3rd and 4th place finishes from his last two events JB now jumps to 66th position on the Race to Dubai.

Tournament Stats Result Rank
Stroke Average 69.25 4
Driving Accuracy 89.3% 5
Driving Distance 295 yds 9
Greens in Reg 73.6% 9
Scrambles 57.9% 21
Sand Saves 75.0% 10
Putts per GIR 1.717 15
Putts per Round 29.8 34
1 Putts per Rnd 7.25 18
Tournament Stats Result Rank
Par 3 Scoring 3.31 65
Par 4 Scoring 3.88 2
Par 5 Scoring 4.31 1
Eagles per Rnd 0.50 1
Birdies per Rnd 4.75 8
Pars per Rnd 10.00 -
Bogeys per Rnd 2.50 28
Others per Rnd 0.25 13
Par 5's in 2 5 1

Official Genworth Statistics Leaders

  • Stroke Average: 68.00
    Michael HOEY.
  • Driving Accuracy: 91.1%
    Simon DYSON, Michael CAMPBELL, Simon WAKEFIELD, David HIGGINS.
  • Driving Distance: 323 yards
    Scott HEND.
  • Greens in Regulation: 79.2%
    Magnus A CARLSSON, Matthew BALDWIN.
  • Scrambles: 75.0%
    Matthew NIXON.
  • Sand Saves: 100%
    Mark FOSTER, Joel SJÖHOLM.
  • Putts per GIR: 1.556
    Oscar FLOREN.
  • Putts per Round: 25.8
    Rikard KARLBERG.
  • 1 Putts: 39
    Oscar FLOREN.

Other interesting statistics provided by the Genworth Stats Pack

  • Par 3 Scoring: 2.63
    Alexandre KALEKA.
  • Par 4 Scoring: 3.80
    Michael HOEY.
  • Par 5 Scoring: 4.31
    JB HANSEN, Anthony SNOBECK.
  • Most Par 5 holes where green is hit in two shots: 5
    JB HANSEN, Alexandre KALEKA, Scott HENRY, Anthony SNOBECK.
  • Most shots holed from off the green: 4
    Rikard KARLBERG.
  • Least number of drop shots during the tournament: 4 bogeys
    Matthew NIXON.
  • Most 3 Putts: 6
    Martin WIEGELE.
  • Most Eagles: 2
    Joel SJÖHOLM, JB HANSEN, Anirban LAHIRI, Mark FOSTER.
  • Most Birdies: 24
    Michael HOEY.
  • Most Pars: 56
    Jurgen MAURER.
  • Most Bogeys: 18
    Jack SINGH BRAR (AM).
  • Most Others: 5
    Callum MACAULAY, Sebi GARCIA.

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