Long Course Specialists

The Fantasy Golfanac uses all PGA TOUR events where the courses plays 7,400 yards or longer.

The specialists at the bottom show a much higher performance on longer courses when compared to their typical output. The Anti-Specialists performance worse than expected on long courses.

Top 25 Performers on Long Courses (since 2013-14)

Rory McIlroy (3.074 strokes gained:total)
Jordan Spieth (2.871 strokes gained:total)
Jason Day (2.693 strokes gained:total)
Henrik Stenson (2.639 strokes gained:total)
Dustin Johnson (2.508 strokes gained:total)
Justin Rose (2.455 strokes gained:total)
Adam Scott (2.409 strokes gained:total)
Phil Mickelson (2.182 strokes gained:total)
Jimmy Walker (2.124 strokes gained:total)
Brandt Snedeker (2.112 strokes gained:total)
Paul Casey (2.096 strokes gained:total)
Matt Kuchar (2.082 strokes gained:total)
Bubba Watson (2.072 strokes gained:total)
Brooks Koepka (2.058 strokes gained:total)
Hideki Matsuyama (2.011 strokes gained:total)
Danny Willett (2.007 strokes gained:total)
Kevin Na (1.911 strokes gained:total)
Rickie Fowler (1.894 strokes gained:total)
Charl Schwartzel (1.854 strokes gained:total)
Sergio Garcia (1.839 strokes gained:total)
J.B. Holmes (1.788 strokes gained:total)
Patrick Reed (1.768 strokes gained:total)
Jim Furyk (1.762 strokes gained:total)
Daniel Berger (1.703 strokes gained:total)
Louis Oosthuizen (1.694 strokes gained:total)

Top 25 Long Course Specialists
(Long Course vs. Expected Strokes Gained)

Erik Compton (1.292 sg:long vs. 0.43 sg:total)
Kevin Tway (0.277 sg:long vs. -0.453 sg:total)
Scott Pinckney (0.97 sg:long vs. 0.326 sg:total)
Danny Willett (2.007 sg:long vs. 1.401 sg:total)
Tommy Gainey (0.03 sg:long vs. -0.563 sg:total)
Ernie Els (1.086 sg:long vs. 0.524 sg:total)
Chesson Hadley (0.78 sg:long vs. 0.263 sg:total)
Brandt Snedeker (2.112 sg:long vs. 1.602 sg:total)
Jimmy Walker (2.124 sg:long vs. 1.616 sg:total)
Chad Collins (0.722 sg:long vs. 0.24 sg:total)
Kyle Reifers (1.143 sg:long vs. 0.681 sg:total)
Patrick Rodgers (1.188 sg:long vs. 0.742 sg:total)
Charley Hoffman (1.689 sg:long vs. 1.246 sg:total)
Mark Wilson (0.527 sg:long vs. 0.093 sg:total)
Smylie Kaufman (1.091 sg:long vs. 0.659 sg:total)
Carlos Ortiz (0.708 sg:long vs. 0.298 sg:total)
Bernd Wiesberger (1.466 sg:long vs. 1.069 sg:total)
Will MacKenzie (0.76 sg:long vs. 0.382 sg:total)
Patton Kizzire (1.093 sg:long vs. 0.722 sg:total)
Nick Taylor (0.801 sg:long vs. 0.432 sg:total)
John Merrick (0.415 sg:long vs. 0.053 sg:total)
Y.E. Yang (0.256 sg:long vs. -0.092 sg:total)
Jason Kokrak (1.488 sg:long vs. 1.139 sg:total)
Roberto Castro (0.92 sg:long vs. 0.579 sg:total)
Matt Jones (1.28 sg:long vs. 0.95 sg:total)

Top 25 Long Course Anti-Specialists
(Long Course vs. Expected Strokes Gained)

Tim Herron (-2.14 sg:long vs. -0.693 sg:total)
Jason Dufner (0.343 sg:long vs. 1.392 sg:total)
Ken Duke (-0.989 sg:long vs. 0.033 sg:total)
Rory Sabbatini (-0.166 sg:long vs. 0.521 sg:total)
Scott Langley (-0.173 sg:long vs. 0.488 sg:total)
Sung Kang (0.173 sg:long vs. 0.826 sg:total)
Steve Marino (-0.52 sg:long vs. 0.086 sg:total)
Spencer Levin (-0.159 sg:long vs. 0.444 sg:total)
Russell Knox (0.887 sg:long vs. 1.488 sg:total)
David Toms (0.084 sg:long vs. 0.662 sg:total)
Adam Hadwin (0.566 sg:long vs. 1.144 sg:total)
Sergio Garcia (1.839 sg:long vs. 2.398 sg:total)
James Hahn (0.152 sg:long vs. 0.711 sg:total)
Thongchai Jaidee (-0.143 sg:long vs. 0.398 sg:total)
Tom Hoge (-0.237 sg:long vs. 0.3 sg:total)
Cameron Percy (-0.035 sg:long vs. 0.492 sg:total)
Chad Campbell (0.39 sg:long vs. 0.917 sg:total)
Graeme McDowell (0.784 sg:long vs. 1.293 sg:total)
George McNeill (0.396 sg:long vs. 0.902 sg:total)
Si Woo Kim (0.22 sg:long vs. 0.721 sg:total)
Brian Harman (0.522 sg:long vs. 1.014 sg:total)
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (-0.324 sg:long vs. 0.164 sg:total)
Kevin Stadler (0.41 sg:long vs. 0.884 sg:total)
Vaughn Taylor (0.378 sg:long vs. 0.847 sg:total)
Alex Cejka (0.262 sg:long vs. 0.721 sg:total)

Last Updated: March 13th, 2017

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