August 11, 2014 :  Strokes gained at the PGA Championship: McIlroy’s driving and iron play help him claim fourth major victory

Rory McIlroy captured his second major of the year and his third tournament in a row with his win at the PGA Championship. McIlroy led in strokes gained from the long game Read more…

August 6, 2014 :  How many points will it take to make the 2013-14 FedExCup Playoffs? Simulation gives an early look at players’ chances for making the playoffs

The FedExCup watch will begin in earnest after the results of the PGA Championship are in, but here’s an early look at players’ chances of making the playoffs. Read more…

August 6, 2014 :  Rory McIlroy’s driving at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational: Driver shot patterns show how McIlroy gained 2.2 strokes per round driving

Rory McIlroy’s win at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational was powered by his driving. McIlroy gained an incredible 2.2 strokes per round on the field with his driver, which represents 53 percent of his total gain of 4.1 strokes per round for all of his shots. Read more…

August 4, 2014 :  Strokes gained at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational: Rory McIlroy wins on the strength of his driving

Rory McIlroy followed up his Open victory with a win at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. McIlroy led the field in strokes gained driving, gaining a whopping 2.2 strokes per round with his driver.  Read more…

July 28, 2014 :  Strokes gained at the RBC Canadian Open: Clark uses back-nine putting to overtake Furyk

Tim Clark made up a three-stroke deficit in the final nine holes to win the RBC Canadian Open. Veteran Jim Furyk started the final nine at 15 under par. Eight pars and one birdie brought his final total to 16 under par. Tim Clark started the final nine at 12 under par. Four pars and five birdies later, he captured Canada’s national championship. Read more…

July 25, 2014 :  Exploding sand myths. Some stats don’t reveal the whole truth. Strokes gained reveals Luke Donald is a magician from the sand.

Since 2004, former World No. 1 Luke Donald has been the best putter on the planet, but did you also know that he’s the second best from the greenside sand? Donald’s putting gains him nearly a stroke per round on the field. From the greenside sand, he gains nearly a quarter stroke per round on the field. Read more …

July 14, 2014 :  Strokes gained at the John Deere Classic: Harman’s first PGA TOUR win comes on strength of approach shots in spite of poor putting

Lefty Brian Harman won his first PGA TOUR event at the John Deere Classic yesterday. In his win, Harman gained 4.0 strokes per round on the field, with a gain of 2.8 strokes per round from his approach shots. Read more…

July 7, 2014 :  Strokes gained at the Greenbrier Classic: Angela Cabrera ranked second in SG-Driving, third in SG-Approach and sixth in SG-Putting

Angela Cabrera captured the Greenbrier Class yesterday–his third victory on TOUR and his first non-major win. In his win, Cabrera gained 4.0 strokes per round on the field, Read more…

July 2, 2014 :  A strokes gained look at PGA TOUR winners and FedEx Cup leaders: Winners gain more inside 100 yards, FedEx Cup leaders gain more outside 100 yards

What does it take to win on the PGA TOUR? We know that winners shoot the lowest score, but a strokes gained analysis can show where winners gain the most strokes on the field. Read more…

June 30, 2014 :  Strokes gained at the Quicken Loans National: Justin Rose gained 7.2 strokes on the field on approach shots

Justin Rose won the Quicken Loans National on the strength of his tournament-leading approach shots. Rose gained 10.6 strokes on the field in his victory, with a gain of 7.2 strokes coming from his approach shots, 1.9 strokes from his driving, 0.9 strokes from his putting, and 0.7 strokes from his short game. Read more…