11th Jul 2017 | John Deere Classic
John Deere Classic Trends
The PGA Tour keeps to it's usual schedule with the Open on the horizon and the low-scoring John Deere Classic has some strong trends.
TPC Deere Run hosts the John Deere Classic, amongst the easiest courses on tour. The winning score at TPC Deere Run has never been worse than 16-under. It is a track where the golfers need to go deep into the red.
Top-60 in proximity to the hole
Fairways and greens are easy to find on TPC Deere Run therefore to get up the leaderboard you need to attack pins. The last seven winners ranked inside the top-60 on tour for proximity to the hole with their approach shots.
Top-60 in scrambling
Going deep into the red is a prerequisite therefore cheap shots cannot be lost around the green. Six of the last seven winners were excellent scramblers, Ryan Moore ranked 61st last year.
Top-60 in all-around ranking
TPC Deere Run isn’t a difficult course but it still tests all facets of your game. The last seven winners all ranked inside the top-60 for this metric.
Top-60 for adjusted scoring average
The cream rises to the top; the last seven winners have all ranked inside the top-60 for adjusted scoring average.
Players that fit all four trends:
Charles Howell III
Odds correct at time of publishing: 06:46 11th Jul, 2017 but subject to change