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Stats that mattered in Dustin Johnson’s win at HSBC Champions

By November 4, 2013January 8th, 2014No Comments

After Dustin Johnson prevailed at Sheshan International, we take a look at the numbers that mattered from the final day at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

Johnson survived a final round European assault to claim the Old Tom Morris Cup, carding a closing 66 to finish three shots ahead of defending champion Ian Poulter.

1 – Johnson’s total shots outside the all-time WGC low winning total of 25 under set by Tiger Woods at the 2002 Cadillac Championship

4 – Rounds in the 60s for Graeme McDowell en route to finishing third (69-69-64-66)

4 – Where Poulter moves to in The Race to Dubai thanks to his second place finish

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7 – Johnson’s score under par in the last 11 holes

6 – Members of the victorious 2012 European Ryder Cup team in the top ten (Poulter, McDowell, Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer)

10 – Where Garcia moves to, on the bubble for a portion of the $3.75m bonus pool come the season-finale in Dubai

24 – Dustin Johnson’s winning aggregate total under par – a record low in the WGC-HSBC Champions

38 – Where McIlroy moves to in The Race to Dubai from 62nd thanks to his tied sixth finis

60 – Players to finish the tournament under par

63 – The low round of the day set by Sergio Garcia and Richard Sterne

84.72 – The percentage of greens hit in regulation by Johnson (61 of 72) to lead that statistic for the week in Shanghai

5,001 – Miles from Shanghai to Antalya, the host city for the third part of the inaugural Final Series to be held next week – the Turkish Airlines Open



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