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)

Jordan Spieth (3.046 strokes gained:total)
Sergio Garcia (2.67 strokes gained:total)
Hideki Matsuyama (2.657 strokes gained:total)
Justin Rose (2.499 strokes gained:total)
Adam Scott (2.465 strokes gained:total)
Jason Day (2.459 strokes gained:total)
Dustin Johnson (2.414 strokes gained:total)
Francesco Molinari (2.266 strokes gained:total)
Rickie Fowler (2.225 strokes gained:total)
Jim Furyk (2.206 strokes gained:total)
Phil Mickelson (2.197 strokes gained:total)
Martin Kaymer (2.008 strokes gained:total)
Paul Casey (2.002 strokes gained:total)
Brendan Steele (1.999 strokes gained:total)
Rafa Cabrera Bello (1.993 strokes gained:total)
Marc Leishman (1.962 strokes gained:total)
Justin Thomas (1.956 strokes gained:total)
Bill Haas (1.949 strokes gained:total)
Patrick Reed (1.933 strokes gained:total)
Matt Kuchar (1.861 strokes gained:total)
Kevin Na (1.825 strokes gained:total)
Brooks Koepka (1.822 strokes gained:total)
Kevin Kisner (1.819 strokes gained:total)
Anirban Lahiri (1.793 strokes gained:total)
Ryan Moore (1.754 strokes gained:total)

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

Jim Renner (0.166 sg:short vs. -0.805 sg:total)
Tyler Aldridge (0.815 sg:short vs. -0.056 sg:total)
Anirban Lahiri (1.793 sg:short vs. 0.945 sg:total)
Si Woo Kim (1.507 sg:short vs. 0.71 sg:total)
J.J. Spaun (1.739 sg:short vs. 0.955 sg:total)
Mac Hughes (1.549 sg:short vs. 0.828 sg:total)
Cameron Smith (1.579 sg:short vs. 0.924 sg:total)
Lucas Glover (1.568 sg:short vs. 0.969 sg:total)
Brice Garnett (0.829 sg:short vs. 0.244 sg:total)
Patton Kizzire (1.31 sg:short vs. 0.728 sg:total)
Richy Werenski (0.961 sg:short vs. 0.38 sg:total)
Brad Fritsch (0.632 sg:short vs. 0.066 sg:total)
Ryo Ishikawa (0.808 sg:short vs. 0.274 sg:total)
Scott Langley (1.068 sg:short vs. 0.54 sg:total)
Patrick Rodgers (1.222 sg:short vs. 0.695 sg:total)
Martin Kaymer (2.008 sg:short vs. 1.487 sg:total)
Blayne Barber (1.13 sg:short vs. 0.624 sg:total)
Fabian Gomez (0.973 sg:short vs. 0.487 sg:total)
Andres Gonzales (0.729 sg:short vs. 0.261 sg:total)
Francesco Molinari (2.266 sg:short vs. 1.803 sg:total)
Brendan Steele (1.999 sg:short vs. 1.542 sg:total)
Freddie Jacobson (1.277 sg:short vs. 0.828 sg:total)
Steven Alker (0.527 sg:short vs. 0.093 sg:total)
David Toms (1.115 sg:short vs. 0.709 sg:total)
C.T. Pan (1.136 sg:short vs. 0.734 sg:total)

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

Jonathan Randolph (-1.053 sg:short vs. -0.008 sg:total)
Xander Schauffele (0.327 sg:short vs. 1.286 sg:total)
J.B. Holmes (0.615 sg:short vs. 1.423 sg:total)
Mike Weir (-2.548 sg:short vs. -1.819 sg:total)
Bubba Watson (1.238 sg:short vs. 1.963 sg:total)
Jon Rahm (1.668 sg:short vs. 2.367 sg:total)
Ernie Els (-0.214 sg:short vs. 0.451 sg:total)
Harris English (0.562 sg:short vs. 1.222 sg:total)
Daniel Berger (1.041 sg:short vs. 1.639 sg:total)
Sam Saunders (-0.265 sg:short vs. 0.291 sg:total)
Kyle Reifers (0.121 sg:short vs. 0.675 sg:total)
Scott Pinckney (-0.142 sg:short vs. 0.374 sg:total)
Angel Cabrera (-0.256 sg:short vs. 0.243 sg:total)
Robert Streb (0.642 sg:short vs. 1.116 sg:total)
Andres Romero (-0.203 sg:short vs. 0.266 sg:total)
Grayson Murray (0.159 sg:short vs. 0.595 sg:total)
Tim Clark (-0.292 sg:short vs. 0.139 sg:total)
Steve Wheatcroft (-0.114 sg:short vs. 0.3 sg:total)
Greg Owen (-0.24 sg:short vs. 0.129 sg:total)
Ryan Blaum (0.35 sg:short vs. 0.719 sg:total)
Chad Collins (-0.058 sg:short vs. 0.281 sg:total)
Tommy Gainey (-0.844 sg:short vs. -0.515 sg:total)
James Hahn (0.485 sg:short vs. 0.814 sg:total)
Mark Wilson (-0.319 sg:short vs. 0 sg:total)
Ryan Palmer (1.207 sg:short vs. 1.526 sg:total)

Last Updated: January 10, 2018

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