Nor could Pieters resist a jab at the Minnesota faithful and their tolerance for alcohol. “Maybe that’s because they sell beer at 7am and Americans can’t drink” he said. “But to be honest you don’t really hear the words most of the time. It’s just a big wall of noise.”
strokes gained or lost from 100 yards and out (6.5). A similar differential holds true in comparisons of golfers across the board. The takeaway: In a battle of importance ballstriking reigns supreme. The beauty of Broadie’s research was that it offered something for almost everyone.
Rose replaced Dustin Johnson whose most recent reign at the top lasted 13 weeks. DJ’s 77 weeks at the top ranks fifth on the all-time list. As for the women Lorena Ochoa is the name to beat. The Rolex Rankings were conceived in 2006 so they didn’t entirely capture the dominance of Annika Sorenstam. Nonetheless the Swede spent plenty of weeks in the top spot.