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extract key numbers and trends about your game. Comparing these numbers to how golfers
with different handicaps perform, it will tell you where you should dedicate your practice.
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The weaknesses in your short game are far more important to your scoring than the strengths in your long game. It isn't the good shots that determine what you shoot, it's the bad shots. So pay special attention to the weak parts of your short game, and practice them more than the stronger parts
- Dave Pelz, Short Game Bible
Statistics from Game Golf show that average golfers aren't hitting it as far as you may think. The average driving distance for all golfers using Game Golf is just under 220 yards. The average 3 wood goes just under 190 yards and the average 7 iron flies 133 yards.
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The most damaging thing for a 20-handicapper is the two-chip: When you duff one or hit it over the green, then hit a mediocre second chip, you're looking at double bogey. For 10-handicappers or better, the next stage is getting the tough ones up and down. That comes from learning different kinds of shots. The best short-game guys have precise control over trajectory and spin.
Read more at Golf Digest
The overall average performance of a golfer is 35 putts per round. While Scratch golfers only manage to go down to 31.5 putts per round. As reference, in 2015 the best PGA Tour players was Jordan Spieth with 27.82 putts per round.
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