September 8, 2014 :  Strokes gained at the BMW Championship: Billy Horschel wins with his stellar putting

Billy Horschel won the BMW Championship on the strength of his hot putter. Talking about his victory, Horschel said, “I made a lot of putts this week and something I haven’t been doing all year. So it was huge to rely on the putter when it hasn’t shown up as much as I would have liked.” Horschel gained 0.2 strokes per round with his putting during the season, but a remarkable 3.0 strokes per round this week. Read more…

September 2, 2014 :  Strokes gained at the Deutsche Bank Championship: Kirk wins at TPC Boston with short game, putting brilliance

Chris Kirk won the Deutsche Bank Championship yesterday, overcoming an opening round of 73 with three rounds in the sixties. Kirk told his caddie after his poor first round, “This is no fun, I don’t feel like going to hit balls, I’ll see you tomorrow. Shows you how ridiculous this game is to come out and play three rounds, 66, 64, 66 to win, is beyond belief.” Read more…

August 26, 2014 :  Strokes gained at The Barclays: Hunter Mahan wins for the first time in two years on the strength of his short game

Hunter Mahan broke out of a packed leaderboard with five birdies in the final nine holes to win The Barclays and jump into the lead in the FedExCup Playoffs. Mahan’s 14 under par bettered the field by an average of 3.3 strokes per round for the tournament. Read more…

August 18, 2014 :  Strokes gained at the Wyndham Championship: Villegas wins for the first time in four years on the strength of his approach shots

Camilo Villegas shot a closing 63 to pass seven players and win for the first time since 2010. Villegas bettered the field by an average of 3.4 strokes per round for the tournament. Read more…

August 15, 2014 :  A birdie in the hand: Adam Scott has improved his putting with the AimPoint Express green-reading system

Adam Scott has climbed to the World No. 1 spot largely by improving his putting. Read more …

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…