The Open: Rory McIlroy’s Hoylake win in numbers
There was no surprise to see Rory’s driving leaving him in top spot for driving distance for the week at 327.8 yards.
The numbers were taken from holes 5 and 16 with Rory’s biggest hit coming at the 5th in round two where he bludgeoned it 358 yards.
See what driver was in the bag HERE
Our new world number 2 was in 20th place for fairways hit with a solid 66 per cent, but the key to his final round was hitting 11 fairways – 79 per cent. His closest challengers Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia only managed nine in round four. Chris Rodgers topped this list on 79 per cent.
McIlroy was 25th overall for greens in regulation at 69 per cent. His opening round was the best on this front hitting 14 on Thursday before 13 on Friday and 11 in each round over the weekend. Adam Scott lead the way for this stat with 79 per cent
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His best round with the short stick was round one where he only needed 26 putts A great week with the putter left Rory in fourth place on the list with an average of 1.53 putts per hole and 27.50 putts per round.
His best round with the short stick was round one where he only needed 26 putts. Matteo Manassero was top of the pile with 26.75 per cent overall but only 23 in the final round.
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McIlroy was also fourth for birdies made with a total of 20 which included seven in round two. Rickie Fowler had the most with 23 and managed eight on Saturday.
1 – £975,000
2 – £560,000
3 – £360,000
4 – £280,000
5 – £225,500
6 – £195,500
7 – £167,000
8 – £141,500
9 – £123,500
10 – £113,000