Desert golf sure to produce low numbers
It's difficult to take any of the numbers that come out of this week's Bob Hope Classic too seriously when placing them within the context of the rest of the PGA Tour schedule. The nature of the event (five rounds instead of four, the pro-am format, different course schedule) is a chief cause of that, but the low numbers posted by the entire field play a big role in making it an outlier, too.
There were 584 rounds played by professionals at last year's tournament. Of those, ...
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