World Tour Championship stat pack

  • Last Updated: November 20 2012, 8:18 GMT

A look at the key stats for this week's Euro Tour season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

The 18th hole on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Estates
The 18th hole on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Estates

This week's end-of-season DP World Tour Championship in Dubai is being staged for the fourth time.

The leading 60 players in the Race to Dubai standings qualify for the event staged over the Greg Norman-designed Earth Course at Jumeirah Estates.

Here are some preview stats regarding the tournament .....

EARTH COURSE FORM

Full Tour History

Player: '09 / '10 / '11

Thomas Aiken: 13 / 13 / 26
Fredrik Andersson: - / 47 / 19
Thomas Bjorn: - / 52 / 29
Rafael Cabrera-Bello: 30 / - / 26
Alejandro Canizares: - / 46 / -
George Coetzee: - / - / 22
Nicolas Colsaerts: - / - / 19
Luke Donald: 37 / 9 / 3
Jamie Donaldson: 23 / 48 / 26
David Drysdale: 42 / - / -
Victor Dubuisson: - / - / -
Simon Dyson: 37 / 32 / 46
Gonzalo F'dez-Castano: 37 / 28 / 29
Richard Finch: - / - / -
Ross Fisher: 42 / 13 / 46
Marcus Fraser: - / 32 / -
Stephen Gallacher: - / 51 / -
Sergio Garcia: 7 / 21 / 11
Retief Goosen: 16 / 39 / 37
Branden Grace: - / - / -
Anders Hansen: 27 / 11 / 44
Peter Hanson: 9 / 13 / 4
Padraig Harrington: 4 / 39 / -
Michael Hoey: - / - / 54
Raphael Jacquelin: 30 / 21 / 48
Thongchai Jaidee: 37 / 8 / -
Scott Jamieson: - / - / 54
Miguel Angel Jimenez: 9 / 48 / 44
Martin Kaymer: 37 / 13 / 11
Soren Kjeldsen: 30 / 26 / -
Jbe Kruger: - / - / -
Pablo Larrazabal: - / - / 10
Paul Lawrie: - / - / 2
Peter Lawrie: 42 / 13 / 51
Shane Lowry: - / - / 8
Joost Luiten: - / 26 / 51
David Lynn: - / - / 16
Matteo Manassero: - / 32 / 34
Graeme McDowell: 30 / 13 / 11
Rory McIlroy: 3 / 5 / 11
Francesco Molinari: 30 / 6 / 6
Alexander Noren: 6 / - / 37
Thorbjorn Olesen: - / - / 19
Louis Oosthuizen: 12 / 13 / 6
Ian Poulter: 9 / 2 / 22
Richie Ramsay: - / 35 / 42
Robert Rock: 50 / 57 / 8
Justin Rose: 50 / - / -
Charl Schwartzel: 53 / 21 / 5
Marcel Siem: - / - / -
Jeev Milkha Singh: 13 / - / -
Lee Slattery: - / - / -
Henrik Stenson: 23 / 24 / -
Richard Sterne: 42 / - / -
Marc Warren: - / - / -
Romain Wattel: - / - / -
Lee Westwood: Won / 3 / 29
Bernd Wiesberger: - / - / -
Danny Willett: 58 / 55 / -
Chris Wood: 42 / Ret / -

Size of Field: 58 / 60 / 58

LOWEST 20 STROKE AVERAGES at EARTH COURSE

(Full Tour History)

Average (Rounds)

68.75: Lee Westwood (12)
69.00: Rory McIlroy (12)
69.50: Peter Hanson (12)
69.58: Ian Poulter (12)
69.75: Louis Oosthuizen (12)
69.83: Luke Donald (12)
69.83: Sergio Garcia (12)
69.83: Francesco Molinari (12)
70.25: Alexander Noren (8)
70.38: Padraig Harrington (8)
70.50: Thomas Aiken (12)
70.50: Graeme McDowell (12)
70.58: Martin Kaymer (12)
70.63: Thongchai Jaidee (8)
70.67: Charl Schwartzel (12)
70.88: Henrik Stenson (8)
71.13: Rafael Cabrera-Bello (8)
71.25: Anders Hansen (12)
71.25: Soren Kjeldsen (8)
71.42: Gonzalo F'dez-Castano (12)
71.42: Retief Goosen (12)

(Min. No. of Rounds = 8)

LOWEST ROUNDS at EARTH COURSE

64: Lee Westwood (2009)
64: Ross Fisher (2010)
64: Peter Hanson (2011)
64: Alvaro Quiros (2011)
64: Martin Kaymer (2011)
65: 4 times
66: 24 times

Earth Course: Par 72; 7,675 yards

Winning Totals (Last Three Years):

2011 - 269 (Alvaro Quiros)
2010 - 274 (Robert Karlsson)
2009 - 265 (Lee Westwood)

MIDDLE EAST FORM

(Last Eight European Tour events staged in the region)

Player: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8

Thomas Aiken: MC / 13 / 6 / 7 / 26 / 48 / 69 / -
Fredrik Andersson: MC / 30 / MC / 7 / 19 / MC / MC / 79
Thomas Bjorn: MC / 44 / Won / MC / 29 / 3 / 25 / 9
Rafael Cabrera-Bello: 7 / 30 / 3 / 20 / 26 / 48 / 35 / Won
Alejandro Canizares: MC / 24 / MC / 59 / - / 24 / 25 / 66
George Coetzee: - / - / - / - / 22 / 6 / 35 / 5
Nicolas Colsaerts: 11 / - / MC / 28 / 19 / 24 / 9 / 9
Luke Donald: - / - / - / - / 3 / 48 / - / -
Jamie Donaldson: 11 / - / 63 / 48 / 26 / 30 / - / 16
David Drysdale: MC / - / 12 / 59 / - / 35 / 47 / 28
Victor Dubuisson: - / - / 9 / 31 / - / MC / 9 / MC
Simon Dyson: MC / MC / 73 / 28 / 46 / 17 / - / 33
Gonzalo F'dez-Castano: MC / MC / MC / - / 29 / 17 / 12 / -
Richard Finch: 37 / 20 / 9 / 59 / - / 30 / 25 / MC
Ross Fisher: 31 / - / MC / 10 / 46 / 42 / MC / 66
Marcus Fraser: - / - / - / - / - / 63 / 59 / 61
Stephen Gallacher: 31 / 4 / 12 / 10 / - / 35 / MC / 2
Sergio Garcia: - / 30 / 9 / 20 / 11 / 12 / 5 / -
Retief Goosen: 3 / - / 19 / - / 37 / - / 47 / -
Branden Grace: - / - / - / - / - / MC / 47 / 51
Anders Hansen: 18 / 13 / MC / 2 / 44 / 14 / 12 / MC
Peter Hanson: MC / 2 / 70 / 9 / 4 / 35 / 2 / 51
Padraig Harrington: Dq / 58 / - / - / - / 35 / - / -
Michael Hoey: MC / 63 / 45 / 15 / 54 / 48 / 12 / MC
Raphael Jacquelin: 23 / 44 / MC / 20 / 48 / 63 / MC / MC
Thongchai Jaidee: 46 / 37 / 19 / MC / - / MC / 20 / 42
Scott Jamieson: - / - / - / - / 54 / MC / 12 / 5
Miguel Angel Jimenez: 11 / 2 / 74 / 40 / 44 / 42 / 59 / 79
Martin Kaymer: Won / - / 28 / 31 / 11 / MC / 9 / 13
Soren Kjeldsen: 37 / 24 / 55 / MC / - / MC / 67 / 5
Jbe Kruger: - / - / - / 42 / - / MC / MC / 28
Pablo Larrazabal: 11 / 24 / MC / MC / 10 / MC / 25 / 42
Paul Lawrie: MC / 30 / 19 / MC / 2 / 8 / Won / 51
Peter Lawrie: MC / 59 / MC / 68 / 51 / MC / 59 / 28
Shane Lowry: - / - / - / - / 8 / MC / MC / 66
Joost Luiten: 23 / - / MC / MC / 51 / 42 / - / 33
David Lynn: 5 / MC / 19 / 31 / 16 / 17 / 47 / 57
Matteo Manassero: 37 / 13 / - / MC / 34 / 6 / MC / 42
Graeme McDowell: 3 / - / - / - / 11 / 3 / 59 / -
Rory McIlroy: 2 / - / - / 10 / 11 / 2 / - / 5
Francesco Molinari: 8 / 20 / - / - / 6 / 8 / 69 / 16
Alexander Noren: 31 / 8 / MC / Wd / 37 / 61 / - / MC
Thorbjorn Olesen: - / - / MC / MC / 19 / 8 / 59 / 42
Louis Oosthuizen: MC / - / 37 / - / 6 / - / - / -
Ian Poulter: MC / 24 / 63 / - / 22 / - / - / -
Richie Ramsay: MC / 8 / 45 / 31 / 42 / 48 / MC / 51
Robert Rock: MC / MC / 45 / 20 / 8 / Won / - / 51
Justin Rose: - / - / - / - / - / - / - / -
Charl Schwartzel: 8 / - / - / - / 5 / 17 / - / -
Marcel Siem: - / Ret / 45 / 42 / - / 35 / 12 / 4
Jeev Milkha Singh: MC / 63 / 45 / 42 / - / 24 / MC / 37
Lee Slattery: - / - / - / - / - / MC / 35 / MC
Henrik Stenson: 42 / - / MC / MC / - / MC / MC / 20
Richard Sterne: - / 30 / Ret / 59 / - / - / - / 37
Marc Warren: MC / MC / - / 20 / - / MC / 35 / MC
Romain Wattel: - / - / 59 / MC / - / 14 / 35 / 12
Lee Westwood: 64 / - / MC / 15 / 29 / 17 / 12 / 2
Bernd Wiesberger: - / - / MC / MC / - / MC / MC / 24
Danny Willett: 69 / - / MC / 48 / - / MC / MC / 33
Chris Wood: 23 / - / MC / 10 / - / MC / 20 / 20

Key: 1: '11 Abu Dhabi; 2: '11 The Royal (Bahrain); 3: '11 Doha (Qatar); 4: '11 Emirates (Dubai); 5: '11 Earth Course (Dubai); 6: '12 Abu Dhabi; 7: '12 Doha (Qatar); 8: '12 Emirates (Dubai);

MIDDLE EAST AVERAGES

Lowest 25 Average Positions in the region (since Jan 1st 2008)

Average (Events)

13.60: Sergio Garcia (15)
14.27: Rory McIlroy (15)
21.86: Louis Oosthuizen (14)
23.39: Martin Kaymer (18)
24.29: Lee Westwood (17)
25.75: Charl Schwartzel (12)
26.62: Graeme McDowell (13)
29.53: Francesco Molinari (17)
30.53: Peter Hanson (19)
31.85: Rafael Cabrera-Bello (13)
33.44: Anders Hansen (18)
36.28: Thongchai Jaidee (18)
36.55: Ian Poulter (11)
40.38: Jeev Milkha Singh (16)
40.44: Simon Dyson (18)
41.08: Chris Wood (12)
43.35: Stephen Gallacher (17)
43.58: Miguel Angel Jimenez (19)
43.65: Paul Lawrie (17)
43.82: Ross Fisher (17)
44.22: Thomas Bjorn (18)
44.29: Henrik Stenson (17)
44.54: Thomas Aiken (13)
46.50: Matteo Manassero (10)
46.60: Jamie Donaldson (15)

(Min. No. of Events = 10)

CONSISTENT SPANIARD

Although Sergio Garcia is yet to win a tournament in the Middle East, his record in the region is still excellent.

Since the start of 2008, he has only once finished lower than 25th.

Here are his last 15 results in this part of the world:

Garcia in the Middle East

'08 Qatar Masters: 7th
'08 Dubai Classic: 19th
'09 Abu Dhabi Ch'ship: 8th
'09 Qatar Masters: 7th
'09 Dubai Classic: 11th
'09 Dubai World Ch'ship: 7th
'10 Abu Dhabi Ch'ship: 13th
'10 Qatar Masters: 24th
'10 Dubai World Ch'ship: 21st
'11 Volvo Champions: 30th
'11 Qatar Masters: 9th
'11 Omega Dubai Classic: 20th
'11 Dubai World Ch'ship: 11th
'12 Abu Dhabi Ch'ship: 12th
'12 Qatar Masters: 5th


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