Par 72 Course Specialists

Par 72 performance is based on tournaments where the course played is a par 72. Generally this will mean four par 5s, 4 par 3s, and 10 par 4s but there are also exceptions. The minimum amount of rounds required to make the following lists is 25.

Always remember to compare these numbers to their expected Stokes Gained:Total numbers. For example, an elite player with a 1.25 SG:Total on par 72 courses might make this list of top performers, but it could also be lower than their usual output meaning that player is actually worse on par 72 tracks. The Specialists and Anti-Specialists will have these comparisons shown.

* 25 Rounds to Qualify.
** Adjusted to strength of competition.

Top 25 Performers on Par 72 Courses (since 2014)

Rory McIlroy (3.205 strokes gained:total)
Jordan Spieth (2.677 strokes gained:total)
Dustin Johnson (2.623 strokes gained:total)
Justin Rose (2.566 strokes gained:total)
Sergio Garcia (2.557 strokes gained:total)
Jason Day (2.526 strokes gained:total)
Adam Scott (2.399 strokes gained:total)
Jon Rahm (2.377 strokes gained:total)
Hideki Matsuyama (2.322 strokes gained:total)
Matt Kuchar (2.178 strokes gained:total)
Francesco Molinari (2.143 strokes gained:total)
Phil Mickelson (2.133 strokes gained:total)
Henrik Stenson (2.02 strokes gained:total)
Bubba Watson (2.013 strokes gained:total)
Paul Casey (1.991 strokes gained:total)
Marc Leishman (1.971 strokes gained:total)
Justin Thomas (1.92 strokes gained:total)
Rickie Fowler (1.908 strokes gained:total)
Brooks Koepka (1.888 strokes gained:total)
Jim Furyk (1.88 strokes gained:total)
Bill Haas (1.83 strokes gained:total)
Louis Oosthuizen (1.782 strokes gained:total)
Kevin Na (1.73 strokes gained:total)
Jimmy Walker (1.717 strokes gained:total)
Brandt Snedeker (1.683 strokes gained:total)

Top 25 Par 72 Specialists
(Par 72 vs. Expected Strokes Gained)

Erik Compton (1.101 sg:par72 vs. 0.43 sg:total)
Thorbjorn Olesen (0.767 sg:par72 vs. 0.126 sg:total)
Andrew Loupe (0.521 sg:par72 vs. -0.06 sg:total)
Stephen Gallacher (0.784 sg:par72 vs. 0.206 sg:total)
Hiroshi Iwata (0.687 sg:par72 vs. 0.159 sg:total)
Kiradech Aphibarnrat (0.778 sg:par72 vs. 0.321 sg:total)
Matthew Fitzpatrick (1.664 sg:par72 vs. 1.212 sg:total)
Danny Willett (1.625 sg:par72 vs. 1.203 sg:total)
Marc Leishman (1.971 sg:par72 vs. 1.553 sg:total)
Smylie Kaufman (1.107 sg:par72 vs. 0.698 sg:total)
Martin Piller (0.392 sg:par72 vs. -0.011 sg:total)
James Driscoll (0.017 sg:par72 vs. -0.38 sg:total)
Jamie Donaldson (1.509 sg:par72 vs. 1.138 sg:total)
Richy Werenski (0.539 sg:par72 vs. 0.171 sg:total)
Alex Noren (1.478 sg:par72 vs. 1.114 sg:total)
Brandon Hagy (0.967 sg:par72 vs. 0.604 sg:total)
Chad Collins (0.568 sg:par72 vs. 0.214 sg:total)
Francesco Molinari (2.143 sg:par72 vs. 1.79 sg:total)
Tag Ridings (0.094 sg:par72 vs. -0.249 sg:total)
Lucas Glover (1.13 sg:par72 vs. 0.788 sg:total)
Ryan Blaum (1.166 sg:par72 vs. 0.834 sg:total)
Peter Uihlein (0.822 sg:par72 vs. 0.495 sg:total)
Luke List (1.613 sg:par72 vs. 1.292 sg:total)
Bernd Wiesberger (1.498 sg:par72 vs. 1.184 sg:total)
J.J. Spaun (1.238 sg:par72 vs. 0.926 sg:total)

Top 25 Par 72 Anti-Specialists
(Par 72 vs. Expected Strokes Gained)

Tim Herron (-1.598 sg:par72 vs. -0.675 sg:total)
Tyrrell Hatton (1.177 sg:par72 vs. 1.95 sg:total)
Tim Clark (-0.655 sg:par72 vs. 0.095 sg:total)
D.H. Lee (-1.674 sg:par72 vs. -1.098 sg:total)
Brett Stegmaier (-0.466 sg:par72 vs. 0.082 sg:total)
Luke Donald (0.623 sg:par72 vs. 1.135 sg:total)
Miguel Angel Jimenez (0.019 sg:par72 vs. 0.53 sg:total)
Henrik Stenson (2.02 sg:par72 vs. 2.515 sg:total)
Tom Gillis (-0.366 sg:par72 vs. 0.065 sg:total)
Oscar Fraustro (-0.919 sg:par72 vs. -0.489 sg:total)
John Rollins (-0.893 sg:par72 vs. -0.481 sg:total)
Sam Saunders (-0.18 sg:par72 vs. 0.212 sg:total)
William McGirt (0.694 sg:par72 vs. 1.086 sg:total)
Fabian Gomez (0.081 sg:par72 vs. 0.467 sg:total)
Kelly Kraft (-0.183 sg:par72 vs. 0.203 sg:total)
Ollie Schniederjans (0.687 sg:par72 vs. 1.065 sg:total)
Marc Warren (0.56 sg:par72 vs. 0.935 sg:total)
Willy Wilcox (0.395 sg:par72 vs. 0.753 sg:total)
Tommy Fleetwood (0.559 sg:par72 vs. 0.907 sg:total)
Ken Duke (-0.399 sg:par72 vs. -0.05 sg:total)
Richard Sterne (-1.192 sg:par72 vs. -0.845 sg:total)
Soren Kjeldsen (0.618 sg:par72 vs. 0.958 sg:total)
Tyrone Van Aswegen (-0.114 sg:par72 vs. 0.225 sg:total)
Chad Campbell (0.631 sg:par72 vs. 0.97 sg:total)
Andy Sullivan (0.898 sg:par72 vs. 1.231 sg:total)

Last Updated: June 12th, 2017

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