Check out Golf Monthly's best stats from the first major of the year at Augusta National


Best Masters Stats 2018

Here we take a look at the best stats from The Masters.

Patrick Reed won his first major at Augusta and it was on the greens where he dominated.

Best Masters Stats 2018:

  • Patrick Reed’s putting average of 1.44 was the lowest in the field. It was a decisive factor in him winning his maiden major title.
  • Defending Champion, Sergio Garcia, famously racked up the largest score on a single hole ever at The Masters. his 8-over-par 13 on the 15th hole also condemned the Spaniard to the worst ever defence of the green jacket.
  • Rickie Fowler’s score of -14 would have been good enough to win 75 of the previous 81 masters tournaments
  • Charlie Hoffman’s ace at the 16th was the 20th on that hole in the tournament’s history, and the 9th since 2010
  • Paul Casey was the first player to go -6 between the 11th and 15th holes since Constantino Rocca in 1997
  • Silver Cup winner Doug Ghim recorded the most eagles (3). He recorded just the 6th eagle at the 18th during The Masters
  • Englishman Tommy Fleetwood recorded the longest driving stats at Augusta, averaging 310 yards throughout the week. He was ahead of the likes of¬†Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson and Rory McIlroy, who were all in the top five
  • McIlroy, despite his driving distance, struggled to find greens in regulation, hitting just eight during his final day 74. It marked another disappointing fourth round at Augusta for the Northern Irishman
  • The 11th hole was officially the most difficult hole this year. There were just 13 birdies throughout the week, and the scoring average was 4.40
  • 68-year-old Tom Watson became the oldest winner of the par-three contest. The legendary American shot six under through on the nine hole course in the traditional Wednesday opener.
  • Two-time Masters winner Bubba Watson led the field in Greens in Regulation, hitting 56 of 72 (77.78%)
  • Bubba’s fellow two-time Masters winner Bernhard Langer led the field in driving accuracy, hitting 48 of 56 fairways for an average of 85.71%
  • Of the 53 players who made the cut, Paul Casey and Phil Mickelson were last in driving accuracy with just 50% of fairways hit