Commercial Bank Qatar Masters - Day One in Numbers

1/22/2014 3:03:00 PM
A general view of the 18th hole at Doha GC  (Getty Images)
A general view of the 18th hole at Doha GC (Getty Images)

After a day of low scoring at Doha GC, europeantour.com broke down the opening 18 holes of action into bite sized statistical chunks for all of you to digest at your leisure.

64 – low round of the day, shot George Coetzee

21 – putts for the South African, including a three putt

0 – dropped shots for Coetzee, with six birdies and an eagle

2 – the number of strokes Webster needed to play the par five 10th hole, his first of the day

254 – the distance Webster was from the hole when he made his albatross

5 – wood, the club used by the Englishman

30 – minute fog delay ahead of the first round

5 – South Africans on the top ten after round one – namely Coetzee (-8), Dawie Van Der Walt (-7), Thomas Aiken, Ernie Els and Branden Grace (-5)

6 – eagles made by players in the top ten

3 – players still to finish their opening round after darkness halted play – Stuart Manley (WAL), Gary Stal (FRA) and Romain Wattel (FRA)

427 – birdies carded by the 126 man field

3.2 – the scoring average on the hardest hole, the par three third

3.5 – stroke average on the short par four 16th, today’s easiest

70 – players under par

7,400 – the number of yards that Doha GC measures from the tips

316 – the yardage of round one’s longest drive, by America’s Peter Uihlein