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New statistic could be first of many

Updated: May 3, 2011, 12:24 PM ET
By Justin Ray

This week, the PGA Tour unveiled its long-awaited new putting statistic "Strokes Gained -- Putting." The rumor mill had been spinning regarding this new metric for some time, and stat geeks like us at Numbers Game have been excited about it since the concept was introduced.

Traditional PGA Tour putting statistics have always had an inherent bias by not giving completely accurate reflections of players' performances on the greens and how they directly impact their scores.

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