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Who said that as you get older you lose your short game?

Tour veteran Fred Funk presently leads the 2014 / 2015 PGA TOUR Stats in the ‘around the green’ category after seven events played thus far.

The American has a scrambling average of 87.50%, compared with last season’s winner, Jim Furyk, compiling an average of 69.33% in 2013/ 2014.

‘Sand saves’ is currently being led by Steven Bowditch with an average of 82.35%.

AROUND THE GREEN

Statistic Leader Average 2013-14 leader
Scrambling Fred Funk 87.50% Jim Furyk (69.33%)
Sand Saves (min. 15 attempts) Steven Bowditch 82.35% Bill Haas (62.15%)

Note: Brendon Todd is a perfect 13 of 13 in sand saves this season.

Source: PGA Tour

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