Genworth Stats Pack - Summary Report

24/11/2013 20:11:50
Morten Orum Madsen  (Getty Images)
Morten Orum Madsen (Getty Images)

Round 4 of the South African Open Championship hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni produced 38 sub-par rounds and a field average score of 71.67. Morten Ørum Madsen emerged as the winner on -19, with Kruger, Otto, Crespi and Schwartzel finishing as his closest challengers. We analyse their performances and round up the final Genworth Statistics leaders.

Morten Ørum MADSEN -19

Morten Ørum Madsen converted five birdies on his way to a bogey free final round 67, to emerge as the winner of the South African Open Championship Hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni by two shots. Looking at his Genworth Statistics for the week, the 25 year old Danish golfer seemed to overpower the Glendower course, ranking 8th for Driving Distance, 4th for Greens in Regulation and 2nd for par 5’s in two - accumulating 24 birdies in total with some superb scoring on the Par 4’s and Par 5’s. Congratulations to Morten on his first European Tour victory.

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average67.251
Driving Accuracy46.4%33
Driving Distance310 yds8
Greens in Reg80.6%4
Scrambles64.3%13
Sand Saves--
Putts per GIR1.72418
Putts per Round29.829
1 Putts per Rnd6.7524
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring3.0027
Par 4 Scoring3.853
Par 5 Scoring4.193
Eagles per Rnd0.2515
Birdies per Rnd6.002
Pars per Rnd10.00-
Bogeys per Rnd1.7510
Others per Rnd0.001
Par 5's in 272

Jbe KRUGER -17

Jbe Kruger converted one eagle and seven birdies against two bogeys on his way to a superb final round 65. Looking at his Genworth Statistics for the week, the 27 year old South African only managed to hit 35.7% of the fairways, but this did not stop him ranking high for pretty much every other category, including 1st for Par 3 Scoring with a fantastic 2.75 average. After missing ten straight cuts on the European Tour at the finish of last season, this runner-up result will no doubt boost Jbe’s confidence for the start of his 2014 campaign.

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average67.752
Driving Accuracy35.7%54
Driving Distance305 yds17
Greens in Reg76.4%17
Scrambles64.7%11
Sand Saves--
Putts per GIR1.69112
Putts per Round28.813
1 Putts per Rnd8.007
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.751
Par 4 Scoring3.959
Par 5 Scoring4.319
Eagles per Rnd0.502
Birdies per Rnd5.257
Pars per Rnd10.25-
Bogeys per Rnd2.0017
Others per Rnd0.001
Par 5's in 268

Hennie OTTO -17

Hennie Otto converted seven birdies against one bogey and one double bogey on his way to a final round 68. Looking at his Genworth Statistics for the week, the 37 year old South African was very strong from tee to green, ranking 2nd for Driving Accuracy, 4th for Greens in Regulation and 2nd for Par 5’s in 2, plus he holed plenty of putts as well - enabling him to accumulate the most birdies out of all the players for the week (27 in total). Although some will say Hennie let this one slip away in the closing stages, this runner-up result is still a great start to his 2014 season.

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average67.752
Driving Accuracy69.6%2
Driving Distance301 yds20
Greens in Reg80.6%4
Scrambles57.1%26
Sand Saves--
Putts per GIR1.6727
Putts per Round28.813
1 Putts per Rnd7.5013
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.812
Par 4 Scoring3.885
Par 5 Scoring4.4423
Eagles per Rnd0.2515
Birdies per Rnd6.751
Pars per Rnd9.00-
Bogeys per Rnd1.251
Others per Rnd0.7555
Par 5's in 272

Marco CRESPI -16

Marco Crespi converted five birdies against three bogeys on his way to a final round 70. Looking at his Genworth Statistics for the week, the 35 year old Italian golfer performed well in most departments of the game, including ranking 1st for Driving Accuracy with 45/56 fairways (including hitting all 14 of them over the final day). After finishing 3rd at the European Tour Qualifying School last week, this fourth place finish gets Marco off to a fantastic start on the 2014 Race to Dubai.

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average68.004
Driving Accuracy80.4%1
Driving Distance289 yds32
Greens in Reg76.4%17
Scrambles64.7%11
Sand Saves--
Putts per GIR1.6738
Putts per Round28.510
1 Putts per Rnd7.2518
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.812
Par 4 Scoring3.959
Par 5 Scoring4.319
Eagles per Rnd0.2515
Birdies per Rnd5.257
Pars per Rnd10.75-
Bogeys per Rnd1.7510
Others per Rnd0.001
Par 5's in 2424

Charl SCHWARTZEL -16

Charl Schwartzel converted six birdies against one double bogey and one triple bogey on his way to a final round 71. Looking at his Genworth Statistics for the week, the 29 year old South African produced some impressive figures, such as averaging a huge 321 yards for Driving Distance, Scrambling for Pars 73.7% when missing the greens and ranking 2nd for Par 3 Scoring with a 2.81 average (even with a triple bogey on the 6th hole today). Few would have bet against Charl at the start of the final round, but sometimes even the very best don’t quite pull it off.

Tournament StatsResultRank
Stroke Average68.004
Driving Accuracy55.4%14
Driving Distance321 yds2
Greens in Reg73.6%23
Scrambles73.7%4
Sand Saves--
Putts per GIR1.67910
Putts per Round28.06
1 Putts per Rnd7.7510
Tournament StatsResultRank
Par 3 Scoring2.812
Par 4 Scoring3.938
Par 5 Scoring4.3814
Eagles per Rnd0.2515
Birdies per Rnd6.002
Pars per Rnd10.00-
Bogeys per Rnd1.251
Others per Rnd0.5040
Par 5's in 2516

Official Genworth Statistics Leaders

  • Stroke Average: 67.25
    Morten Ørum MADSEN.
  • Driving Accuracy: 80.4%
    Marco CRESPI.
  • Driving Distance: 326 yards
    Lucas BJERREGAARD.
  • Greens in Regulation: 84.7%
    Retief GOOSEN.
  • Scrambles: 78.9%
    Warren ABERY.
  • Sand Saves: -
     
  • Putts per GIR: 1.627
    Alejandro CANIZARES.
  • Putts per Round: 26.8
    Alejandro CANIZARES.
  • 1 Putts: 36
    Peter WHITEFORD.

Other interesting statistics provided by the Genworth Stats Pack

  • Par 3 Scoring: 2.75
    Jbe KRUGER.
  • Par 4 Scoring: 3.80
    Alejandro CANIZARES, Thomas AIKEN.
  • Par 5 Scoring: 4.06
    Garth MULROY.
  • Most Par 5 holes where green is hit in two shots: 8
    Andy SULLIVAN.
  • Most shots holed from off the green: 3
    Merrick BREMNER, Steve SURRY, Jean HUGO.
  • Least number of drop shots during the tournament: 5 bogeys
    Peter KARMIS.
  • Most 3 Putts: 8
    Lucas BJERREGAARD.
  • Most Eagles: 3
    Sihwan KIM.
  • Most Birdies: 27
    Hennie OTTO.
  • Most Pars: 51
    Peter KARMIS, Thomas LEVET.
  • Most Bogeys: 18
    Magnus CARLSSON.
  • Most Others: 4
    Louis TAYLOR, David DRYSDALE, Andrea PAVAN, Ross FISHER.

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