South African Retief Goosen, who has never had a great reputation for being a fantastic holder-out, currently leads the 2014 – 2015 PGA TOUR Putting stats after seven events played.

The bragging rights of having the longest streak without a 3-putt belongs to Brendon de Jonge.

The longest putt holed to date is 70 feet, 10 inches and was sunk by South American Andres Gonzales.

The 2014 – 2015 PGA TOUR ‘Putting’ category reads as follows.


Statistic Leader Average 2013-14 leader
Strokes gained: putting (min. 6 rounds) Retief Goosen 1.37 Graeme McDowell (.886)
Longest streak without 3-putt Brendon de Jonge 208 holes Brian Stuard (395)
Putting inside of 10 feet Retief Goosen 94.95% Luke Donald (90.48%)
Putting from more than 25 feet John Rollins 14.89% Rory McIlroy (11.70%)
Longest putt Andres Gonzales 70 feet, 10 inches Tiger Woods (91 feet, 7 inches)


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