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 (3.199 strokes gained:total)
Jordan Spieth (2.871 strokes gained:total)
Jason Day (2.715 strokes gained:total)
Justin Rose (2.614 strokes gained:total)
Dustin Johnson (2.57 strokes gained:total)
Adam Scott (2.455 strokes gained:total)
Henrik Stenson (2.442 strokes gained:total)
Brooks Koepka (2.222 strokes gained:total)
Paul Casey (2.205 strokes gained:total)
Phil Mickelson (2.19 strokes gained:total)
Brandt Snedeker (2.163 strokes gained:total)
Jimmy Walker (2.162 strokes gained:total)
Rickie Fowler (2.118 strokes gained:total)
Sergio Garcia (2.1 strokes gained:total)
Matt Kuchar (2.086 strokes gained:total)
Hideki Matsuyama (2.078 strokes gained:total)
Bubba Watson (2.057 strokes gained:total)
Charl Schwartzel (2.006 strokes gained:total)
Danny Willett (1.991 strokes gained:total)
Daniel Berger (1.896 strokes gained:total)
Kevin Na (1.867 strokes gained:total)
Charley Hoffman (1.846 strokes gained:total)
Jim Furyk (1.783 strokes gained:total)
J.B. Holmes (1.744 strokes gained:total)
Emiliano Grillo (1.735 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)
Danny Willett (1.991 sg:long vs. 1.201 sg:total)
Kevin Tway (0.86 sg:long vs. 0.088 sg:total)
Scott Pinckney (1.033 sg:long vs. 0.326 sg:total)
Jonathan Randolph (0.652 sg:long vs. -0.043 sg:total)
Tommy Gainey (0.093 sg:long vs. -0.555 sg:total)
Brandt Snedeker (2.163 sg:long vs. 1.6 sg:total)
Chesson Hadley (0.783 sg:long vs. 0.228 sg:total)
Jimmy Walker (2.162 sg:long vs. 1.62 sg:total)
Charley Hoffman (1.846 sg:long vs. 1.311 sg:total)
Andrew Loupe (0.437 sg:long vs. -0.057 sg:total)
Carlos Ortiz (0.775 sg:long vs. 0.298 sg:total)
Michael Thompson (0.902 sg:long vs. 0.429 sg:total)
Chad Collins (0.704 sg:long vs. 0.232 sg:total)
Kyle Reifers (1.176 sg:long vs. 0.705 sg:total)
John Merrick (0.474 sg:long vs. 0.009 sg:total)
Ernie Els (0.878 sg:long vs. 0.433 sg:total)
Harold Varner III (1.177 sg:long vs. 0.741 sg:total)
Will MacKenzie (0.784 sg:long vs. 0.354 sg:total)
Matt Jones (1.358 sg:long vs. 0.936 sg:total)
Mark Wilson (0.485 sg:long vs. 0.08 sg:total)
Jim Herman (1.071 sg:long vs. 0.687 sg:total)
George Coetzee (1.431 sg:long vs. 1.049 sg:total)
Brooks Koepka (2.222 sg:long vs. 1.844 sg:total)
Sam Saunders (0.589 sg:long vs. 0.213 sg:total)

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

Brett Stegmaier (-1.333 sg:long vs. 0.087 sg:total)
Tim Herron (-1.725 sg:long vs. -0.677 sg:total)
Ken Duke (-1.014 sg:long vs. -0.042 sg:total)
Jason Dufner (0.625 sg:long vs. 1.429 sg:total)
Scott Langley (-0.113 sg:long vs. 0.488 sg:total)
Russell Knox (0.916 sg:long vs. 1.481 sg:total)
Willy Wilcox (0.194 sg:long vs. 0.749 sg:total)
Rory Sabbatini (-0.093 sg:long vs. 0.445 sg:total)
Steven Alker (-0.456 sg:long vs. 0.074 sg:total)
David Toms (0.148 sg:long vs. 0.662 sg:total)
Kelly Kraft (-0.231 sg:long vs. 0.263 sg:total)
Si Woo Kim (0.315 sg:long vs. 0.797 sg:total)
Thongchai Jaidee (-0.082 sg:long vs. 0.398 sg:total)
George McNeill (0.409 sg:long vs. 0.886 sg:total)
Brian Harman (0.645 sg:long vs. 1.101 sg:total)
Spencer Levin (-0.009 sg:long vs. 0.445 sg:total)
Alex Cejka (0.228 sg:long vs. 0.675 sg:total)
James Hahn (0.285 sg:long vs. 0.713 sg:total)
Byeong Hun An (0.805 sg:long vs. 1.226 sg:total)
Kevin Stadler (0.466 sg:long vs. 0.884 sg:total)
Chad Campbell (0.526 sg:long vs. 0.944 sg:total)
Robert Allenby (-0.984 sg:long vs. -0.571 sg:total)
Darren Clarke (-1.588 sg:long vs. -1.188 sg:total)
Peter Malnati (-0.573 sg:long vs. -0.179 sg:total)
Adam Hadwin (0.796 sg:long vs. 1.186 sg:total)

Last Updated: June 4th, 2017

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