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 (3.196 strokes gained:total)
Jordan Spieth (2.87 strokes gained:total)
Jason Day (2.713 strokes gained:total)
Justin Rose (2.612 strokes gained:total)
Dustin Johnson (2.571 strokes gained:total)
Adam Scott (2.453 strokes gained:total)
Henrik Stenson (2.442 strokes gained:total)
Paul Casey (2.202 strokes gained:total)
Phil Mickelson (2.187 strokes gained:total)
Brandt Snedeker (2.16 strokes gained:total)
Jimmy Walker (2.131 strokes gained:total)
Matt Kuchar (2.125 strokes gained:total)
Rickie Fowler (2.116 strokes gained:total)
Brooks Koepka (2.107 strokes gained:total)
Sergio Garcia (2.097 strokes gained:total)
Hideki Matsuyama (2.076 strokes gained:total)
Bubba Watson (2.056 strokes gained:total)
Charl Schwartzel (2.002 strokes gained:total)
Danny Willett (1.992 strokes gained:total)
Daniel Berger (1.894 strokes gained:total)
Charley Hoffman (1.868 strokes gained:total)
Kevin Na (1.867 strokes gained:total)
Jim Furyk (1.781 strokes gained:total)
Patrick Reed (1.748 strokes gained:total)
J.B. Holmes (1.742 strokes gained:total)

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

Erik Compton (1.356 sg:long vs. 0.43 sg:total)
Kevin Tway (0.449 sg:long vs. -0.384 sg:total)
Danny Willett (1.992 sg:long vs. 1.272 sg:total)
Scott Pinckney (1.034 sg:long vs. 0.326 sg:total)
Jonathan Randolph (0.455 sg:long vs. -0.236 sg:total)
Tommy Gainey (0.092 sg:long vs. -0.555 sg:total)
Charley Hoffman (1.868 sg:long vs. 1.288 sg:total)
Brandt Snedeker (2.16 sg:long vs. 1.623 sg:total)
Chesson Hadley (0.784 sg:long vs. 0.252 sg:total)
Jimmy Walker (2.131 sg:long vs. 1.609 sg:total)
Chad Collins (0.724 sg:long vs. 0.215 sg:total)
Andrew Loupe (0.515 sg:long vs. 0.018 sg:total)
Michael Kim (1.241 sg:long vs. 0.746 sg:total)
Kyle Reifers (1.161 sg:long vs. 0.676 sg:total)
Carlos Ortiz (0.776 sg:long vs. 0.298 sg:total)
Sam Saunders (0.653 sg:long vs. 0.189 sg:total)
Michael Thompson (0.9 sg:long vs. 0.46 sg:total)
Ernie Els (0.874 sg:long vs. 0.436 sg:total)
Harold Varner III (1.177 sg:long vs. 0.741 sg:total)
Matt Every (-0.046 sg:long vs. -0.481 sg:total)
Will MacKenzie (0.796 sg:long vs. 0.383 sg:total)
John Merrick (0.473 sg:long vs. 0.06 sg:total)
Bernd Wiesberger (1.496 sg:long vs. 1.091 sg:total)
Mark Wilson (0.484 sg:long vs. 0.08 sg:total)
George Coetzee (1.433 sg:long vs. 1.049 sg:total)

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

Brett Stegmaier (-1.154 sg:long vs. 0.184 sg:total)
Ken Duke (-1.153 sg:long vs. -0.026 sg:total)
Tim Herron (-1.727 sg:long vs. -0.65 sg:total)
Jason Dufner (0.621 sg:long vs. 1.431 sg:total)
Scott Langley (-0.113 sg:long vs. 0.488 sg:total)
Russell Knox (0.916 sg:long vs. 1.49 sg:total)
Rory Sabbatini (-0.017 sg:long vs. 0.528 sg:total)
Si Woo Kim (0.129 sg:long vs. 0.654 sg:total)
David Toms (0.148 sg:long vs. 0.662 sg:total)
Thongchai Jaidee (-0.08 sg:long vs. 0.398 sg:total)
George McNeill (0.409 sg:long vs. 0.886 sg:total)
Alex Cejka (0.283 sg:long vs. 0.727 sg:total)
Spencer Levin (0.009 sg:long vs. 0.439 sg:total)
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (-0.27 sg:long vs. 0.153 sg:total)
Graeme McDowell (0.878 sg:long vs. 1.301 sg:total)
James Hahn (0.281 sg:long vs. 0.702 sg:total)
Kevin Stadler (0.465 sg:long vs. 0.884 sg:total)
Robert Allenby (-0.984 sg:long vs. -0.571 sg:total)
Chad Campbell (0.529 sg:long vs. 0.929 sg:total)
Darren Clarke (-1.585 sg:long vs. -1.188 sg:total)
Brian Harman (0.644 sg:long vs. 1.04 sg:total)
Charlie Beljan (-1.038 sg:long vs. -0.657 sg:total)
Anirban Lahiri (0.458 sg:long vs. 0.83 sg:total)
Ben Crane (0.058 sg:long vs. 0.416 sg:total)
Sergio Garcia (2.097 sg:long vs. 2.453 sg:total)

Last Updated: April 16th, 2017

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