WGC-HSBC Champions: Day 3 in Numbers

02/11/2013 08:59:36
Martin Kaymer   (Getty Images)
Martin Kaymer (Getty Images)

After one of the most memorable Moving Days in recent times at Sheshan International, europeantour.com took a statistical – and sometimes sideways – look at the key numbers from day two at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

 

2 – Double bogeys and 10 birdies in Dustin Johnson’s madcap 66

18 – Shots under par DJ is for his three rounds in Shanghai, matching the low 54 hole record for the tournament – set by Lee Westwood and Louis Oosthuizen last year

1 – Solitary bogey in Ian Poulter’s 63 after a rare 3-putt at the 17th

5 – Birdies he had in succession from the third, the start of a run of 7 gains in 8 holes

0 – Bogeys, 6 birdies and 1 eagle from Graeme McDowell in his flawless 64

62 – The new course record – ten under par – set on Saturday by 2011 champion Martin Kaymer

31 – The number of places it propelled the German up the leaderboard

14 – Players to shoot 67 or lower on Moving Day

15 – The unlucky few who shot over par on Saturday

52 – Players under par with one round to come

9 – eagles and 341 birdies in a mesmerising third round – 2 more eagles and 49 more birdies than on Friday

42 – Shots between first and last place with 18 holes to come