Short Course Specialists

The Fantasy Golfanac uses all PGA TOUR events where the courses plays shorter than 7,100. The specialists at the bottom show a much higher performance on shorter courses when compared to long courses.

* Minimum of 30 rounds to qualify.
** Strokes Gained adjusted to strength of competition.

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

Jason Day (2.835 strokes gained:total)
Jordan Spieth (2.807 strokes gained:total)
Jimmy Walker (2.565 strokes gained:total)
Jim Furyk (2.311 strokes gained:total)
Hideki Matsuyama (2.192 strokes gained:total)
Gary Woodland (2.151 strokes gained:total)
Matt Kuchar (2.119 strokes gained:total)
Bill Haas (2.067 strokes gained:total)
Branden Grace (2.01 strokes gained:total)
Graeme McDowell (1.984 strokes gained:total)
Webb Simpson (1.883 strokes gained:total)
Paul Casey (1.868 strokes gained:total)
Justin Thomas (1.791 strokes gained:total)
Patrick Reed (1.751 strokes gained:total)
Keegan Bradley (1.726 strokes gained:total)
Ryan Moore (1.709 strokes gained:total)
Russell Knox (1.7 strokes gained:total)
Luke Donald (1.683 strokes gained:total)
Kevin Kisner (1.672 strokes gained:total)
Marc Leishman (1.644 strokes gained:total)
Tony Finau (1.613 strokes gained:total)
Brandt Snedeker (1.603 strokes gained:total)
Graham DeLaet (1.577 strokes gained:total)
Brendan Steele (1.567 strokes gained:total)
Patrick Rodgers (1.556 strokes gained:total)

Top 25 Short Course Specialists
(Short Course Performance vs. Expected Strokes Gained)

Jimmy Walker (2.565 sg:short vs. 1.604 sg:total)
Patrick Rodgers (1.556 sg:short vs. 0.689 sg:total)
Graeme McDowell (1.984 sg:short vs. 1.282 sg:total)
Jeff Overton (1.144 sg:short vs. 0.459 sg:total)
Eric Axley (0.289 sg:short vs. -0.375 sg:total)
Kelly Kraft (0.919 sg:short vs. 0.262 sg:total)
Anirban Lahiri (1.554 sg:short vs. 0.921 sg:total)
Gary Woodland (2.151 sg:short vs. 1.552 sg:total)
Cameron Smith (1.513 sg:short vs. 0.929 sg:total)
Luke Donald (1.683 sg:short vs. 1.143 sg:total)
Fabian Gomez (1.026 sg:short vs. 0.49 sg:total)
Zac Blair (1.195 sg:short vs. 0.678 sg:total)
Tim Clark (0.663 sg:short vs. 0.147 sg:total)
Bryce Molder (1.154 sg:short vs. 0.641 sg:total)
Brian Gay (0.751 sg:short vs. 0.247 sg:total)
Branden Grace (2.01 sg:short vs. 1.535 sg:total)
Freddie Jacobson (1.295 sg:short vs. 0.83 sg:total)
Brice Garnett (0.653 sg:short vs. 0.199 sg:total)
Stuart Appleby (0.829 sg:short vs. 0.389 sg:total)
Aaron Baddeley (1.21 sg:short vs. 0.79 sg:total)
Brendon Todd (1.034 sg:short vs. 0.614 sg:total)
Blayne Barber (1.02 sg:short vs. 0.604 sg:total)
Brendon de Jonge (0.989 sg:short vs. 0.597 sg:total)
Shawn Stefani (1.245 sg:short vs. 0.854 sg:total)
Justin Leonard (0.719 sg:short vs. 0.331 sg:total)

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

Bud Cauley (-0.012 sg:short vs. 1.129 sg:total)
Chesson Hadley (-0.367 sg:short vs. 0.432 sg:total)
Ian Poulter (0.575 sg:short vs. 1.33 sg:total)
Kyle Reifers (-0.02 sg:short vs. 0.68 sg:total)
Hunter Mahan (0.041 sg:short vs. 0.699 sg:total)
Sam Saunders (-0.309 sg:short vs. 0.329 sg:total)
Kevin Tway (-0.183 sg:short vs. 0.453 sg:total)
Scott Pinckney (-0.245 sg:short vs. 0.379 sg:total)
Erik Compton (-0.127 sg:short vs. 0.477 sg:total)
Ernie Els (-0.101 sg:short vs. 0.48 sg:total)
Mike Weir (-2.364 sg:short vs. -1.815 sg:total)
Vijay Singh (0.045 sg:short vs. 0.586 sg:total)
Luke Guthrie (-0.035 sg:short vs. 0.473 sg:total)
Geoff Ogilvy (0.023 sg:short vs. 0.508 sg:total)
Andrew Loupe (-0.55 sg:short vs. -0.074 sg:total)
Cameron Tringale (0.464 sg:short vs. 0.921 sg:total)
Daniel Berger (1.193 sg:short vs. 1.646 sg:total)
David Lingmerth (0.51 sg:short vs. 0.956 sg:total)
Charlie Beljan (-1.161 sg:short vs. -0.725 sg:total)
Martin Flores (0.286 sg:short vs. 0.719 sg:total)
Billy Horschel (0.837 sg:short vs. 1.27 sg:total)
Whee Kim (0.158 sg:short vs. 0.587 sg:total)
David Hearn (0.522 sg:short vs. 0.924 sg:total)
Jonas Blixt (0.122 sg:short vs. 0.521 sg:total)
Andrew Svoboda (-0.301 sg:short vs. 0.08 sg:total)

Last Updated: November 6th, 2017

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