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Get to Know Your Golf Stats

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Get to Know Your Golf Stats

This is a series relating to “Play Better Golf”.

Golf is a sport that has been around for a very long time and is enjoyed by many people around the world.
With golf technology improving, we can now analyse our game from Tee to Green.

The most common golf statistics that are recorded are explained below.

Driving Distance
The term driving distance refers to the average distance achieved off the tee on a par 4 or on par 5 holes. The distance only counts when the fairway is it.
If the ball ends up in the rough it does not count against average driving distance.

Fairways in Regulation. (FIR)
FIR or driving accuracy refers to the number of fairways that are hit with your first shot on each hole from the tee on par 4s and 5s. FIR is generally expressed as a percentage.