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  1. New metric: Strokes Gained, Tee-To-Green

    Zachary Jones, ESPN Stats & Info

    AP Photo/Mark DuncanRory McIlroy is 1 of 4 players to rank among the TOUR's top 10 in SGT2G in each of the last 3 seasons.In 2011, the PGA TOUR introduced a new metric, Strokes Gained: Putting (SGP) to better evaluate players' putting performance. ...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  2. Top things to know: The Presidents Cup

    Zach Jones, ESPN Stats & info

    Stan Badz/PGA/Getty ImagesThe U.S. has won 7 of the first 9 President Cups, including all 5 at home.The Presidents Cup tees off starting tomorrow from the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. We take a look at some of the top storylines. ...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  3. 40th anniversary of "Battle of the Sexes"

    Pete Newmann, ESPN Stats & Info

    Focus on Sport/Getty Images The first "Battle of the Sexes" set up opportunities for other significant women-versus-men competitions, such as Billie Jean King's defeat of Bobby Riggs in 1973. On May 13, 1973 (Mother's Day), 55-year-old Bobby Rigg...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  4. How Tiger's putter can help him regain No. 1

    ESPN Stats & Info

    AP Photo/Elise AmendolaSince last year's Arnold Palmer Invite, Woods has made 19 starts and has a PGA TOUR best five wins.Despite playing just four PGA TOUR events in 2013, Tiger Woods is the only player with multiple PGA TOUR wins this season (2). ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  5. World's toughest bracket challenge

    Justin Ray, ESPN Stats & Info

    AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are both 1-seeds in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, but history says that's no guarantee of success. Woods is the only player to win as a 1-seed. The impossibility of picking a flaw...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  6. Tiger ready to dominate Torrey Pines again?

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    Warren Little/Getty Images Can Tiger Woods find the form that helped him win the Farmers Insurance Open four years in a row?You can't blame Tiger Woods for starting his season at Torrey Pines, a place he's won 7 times (including his last major victor...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  7. Tiger putt-ing his way back

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    Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Tiger has made over 90 percent of his putts inside of 10 feet over his past three tournaments. Tiger Woods went 923 days between PGA TOUR victories, but as the favorite to win the Masters this week he has a chance to win h...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  8. Tiger Woods and Strokes Gained - Putting

    ESPN Stats & Info

    More than a year ago the PGA TOUR introduced a new putting statistic, Strokes Gained - Putting (SGP). The metric has been picking up traction as the purest evaluation of putting. Woods (This is something you will see more of in the form of not...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  9. Donald tries to pick up where he left off

    Zach Jones, ESPN Stats & Info

    DonaldLast season's best player -- or at least the most profitable -- both in the United States and Europe was Luke Donald, who will make his 2012 PGA Tour debut this weekend at the Northern Trust Open. Donald also opened his PGA Tour season at Ri...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  10. Jim Furyk joins the 59 club

    Justin Ray

    AP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastJim Furyk shot an 8-under 28 on his first nine holes at the BMW Championship on Friday.Jim Furyk joined a prestigious club on Friday -- the 59 club. Furyk shot a 59 in the second round of the BMW Championship to become...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  11. Tiger Woods putts his way to 61

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    Sam Greenwood/Getty ImagesTiger Woods shot a 61 on Friday for the fourth time in his PGA Tour career.Tiger Woods had to "settle" for a 61 in the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. After shooting 9 under par on the first 13 holes, W...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  12. Past success vs recent struggles for Woods

    Justin Ray, ESPN Stats & Information

    Allan Henry/US PresswireTiger Woods has seven wins at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational but hasn't won there since 2009.The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational begins Thursday in Akron, Ohio and a major storyline will be Tiger Woods going for his eighth care...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  13. Top things to know: U.S. Open

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    The 113th U.S. Open gets underway Thursday at Merion Golf Club. Here are the top things to know this week: U.S. Open Champions At Merion Golf Club To par 1981 David Graham -7 1971 Lee Trevino E* 1950 B...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  14. Tiger Woods letting his putter do the talking

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    Scott Miller/ReutersWith his second Monday win of the season, Tiger is one win closer to Sam Snead's all-time record.Tiger Woods is officially No. 1 again. With his win Monday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Woods ascends to the top spot in th...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  15. 'Bear Trap' awaits McIlroy, Woods at Honda

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    The PGA TOUR heads to Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. this week, where the 2013 Honda Classic starts on Thursday. Rory McIlroy returns to PGA National where his victory last season propelled him to No. 1 in the world for the first time. But if history is an...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  16. Tiger's long-distance putting key to round

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    Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesTiger Woods made 8 birdies on Friday, including 6 straight during one stretch, tied for the 2nd-most consecutive par-breakers in a round of his career.Tiger Woods lit up TPC Boston on Friday with an opening round 7-under 64 at ...

    Blog | August 31, 2012