Short Course Specialists

The Fantasy Golfanac uses all PGA TOUR events where the courses plays shorter than 7,100 or features a hole set that is far shorter than TOUR average. The specialists at the bottom show a much higher performance on shorter courses when compared to long courses.

* Minimum 30 rounds to qualify. Stats are time-weighted and adjusted to the strength of competition.

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

Dustin Johnson (3.279 strokes gained:total)
Rory McIlroy (3.094 strokes gained:total)
Phil Mickelson (2.845 strokes gained:total)
Sergio Garcia (2.823 strokes gained:total)
Jason Day (2.803 strokes gained:total)
Hideki Matsuyama (2.774 strokes gained:total)
Paul Casey (2.539 strokes gained:total)
Jon Rahm (2.455 strokes gained:total)
Justin Thomas (2.447 strokes gained:total)
Jordan Spieth (2.431 strokes gained:total)
Rafa Cabrera Bello (2.417 strokes gained:total)
Patrick Cantlay (2.334 strokes gained:total)
Rickie Fowler (2.284 strokes gained:total)
Tyrrell Hatton (2.277 strokes gained:total)
Louis Oosthuizen (2.133 strokes gained:total)
Adam Scott (2.105 strokes gained:total)
Lucas Glover (2.103 strokes gained:total)
Francesco Molinari (2.012 strokes gained:total)
Gary Woodland (2.01 strokes gained:total)
Cameron Smith (2.002 strokes gained:total)
Jim Furyk (1.94 strokes gained:total)
Marc Leishman (1.93 strokes gained:total)
Ian Poulter (1.929 strokes gained:total)
Webb Simpson (1.926 strokes gained:total)
Adam Hadwin (1.916 strokes gained:total)

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

Scott Langley (1.492 sg:short vs. 0.591 sg:total)
Anirban Lahiri (1.708 sg:short vs. 0.954 sg:total)
Phil Mickelson (2.845 sg:short vs. 2.101 sg:total)
Sergio Garcia (2.823 sg:short vs. 2.143 sg:total)
Cameron Smith (2.002 sg:short vs. 1.326 sg:total)
Patrick Rodgers (1.534 sg:short vs. 0.873 sg:total)
Patton Kizzire (1.444 sg:short vs. 0.791 sg:total)
Tyler Duncan (0.995 sg:short vs. 0.351 sg:total)
Andrew Landry (1.286 sg:short vs. 0.678 sg:total)
Richy Werenski (1.287 sg:short vs. 0.689 sg:total)
Lucas Glover (2.103 sg:short vs. 1.536 sg:total)
Brice Garnett (1.135 sg:short vs. 0.598 sg:total)
Si Woo Kim (1.574 sg:short vs. 1.065 sg:total)
Brendan Steele (1.81 sg:short vs. 1.308 sg:total)
Blayne Barber (1.105 sg:short vs. 0.607 sg:total)
Josh Teater (0.875 sg:short vs. 0.382 sg:total)
Brian Harman (1.681 sg:short vs. 1.196 sg:total)
Rafa Cabrera Bello (2.417 sg:short vs. 1.938 sg:total)
Adam Hadwin (1.916 sg:short vs. 1.443 sg:total)
J.J. Spaun (1.425 sg:short vs. 0.973 sg:total)
Tyrrell Hatton (2.277 sg:short vs. 1.844 sg:total)
Rob Oppenheim (0.683 sg:short vs. 0.258 sg:total)
Scott Piercy (1.569 sg:short vs. 1.173 sg:total)
Jonathan Byrd (1.079 sg:short vs. 0.697 sg:total)
Ted Potter, Jr. (0.828 sg:short vs. 0.458 sg:total)

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

Jonathan Randolph (-1.137 sg:short vs. -0.05 sg:total)
Justin Rose (1.868 sg:short vs. 2.819 sg:total)
Charl Schwartzel (0.637 sg:short vs. 1.341 sg:total)
Henrik Stenson (1.866 sg:short vs. 2.507 sg:total)
Roger Sloan (-0.295 sg:short vs. 0.302 sg:total)
Tom Lovelady (-0.152 sg:short vs. 0.419 sg:total)
Steve Wheatcroft (-0.213 sg:short vs. 0.349 sg:total)
Corey Conners (0.334 sg:short vs. 0.894 sg:total)
Matt Kuchar (1.661 sg:short vs. 2.196 sg:total)
Denny McCarthy (0.538 sg:short vs. 1.057 sg:total)
Shawn Stefani (0.221 sg:short vs. 0.722 sg:total)
Byeong Hun An (1.205 sg:short vs. 1.645 sg:total)
Ryan Palmer (0.853 sg:short vs. 1.291 sg:total)
Keith Mitchell (0.804 sg:short vs. 1.217 sg:total)
Max Homa (-0.624 sg:short vs. -0.211 sg:total)
Ollie Schniederjans (0.521 sg:short vs. 0.932 sg:total)
Brooks Koepka (1.859 sg:short vs. 2.268 sg:total)
Robert Streb (0.317 sg:short vs. 0.718 sg:total)
J.T. Poston (0.638 sg:short vs. 1.035 sg:total)
David Hearn (0.359 sg:short vs. 0.754 sg:total)
Harris English (0.598 sg:short vs. 0.991 sg:total)
Peter Uihlein (0.6 sg:short vs. 0.99 sg:total)
Matt Jones (0.535 sg:short vs. 0.916 sg:total)
Michael Kim (-0.035 sg:short vs. 0.339 sg:total)
Bubba Watson (1.45 sg:short vs. 1.821 sg:total)

Last Updated: April 15th, 2019

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