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Northern Trust Winning Formula

TPC Boston is no stranger to the FedEx Cup Playoffs. It played host to the Dell Technologies Championship (fka Deutsche Bank Championship) in the post season playoffs from 2007 to 2018.

Usually one of the easier tracks of the playoffs, the average winning score during its previous billing was -18. Birdie Average will be a key stat this week and other stats to consider are Strokes Gained Tee-To-Green and Proximity to Hole. Mother Nature is TPC Boston’s primary defence

2017 | Dustin Johnson

Venue Glen Oaks Club

Winning Score -13 (267)

Dustin Johnson
SG Category
Strokes GainedFinishing Position
(SG Category)
SGOTT5.3201
SGAPR7.2582
SGARG1.73421
SGP2.66124
SGT2G14.3101

DJ’s game tee-to-green was a ball-striking master class topping the pile in the Strokes Gained Tee-To-Green category. Johson’s game from the tee and on approach yielded 12.578 strokes on the field average or nearly three quarters of his overall gain. He finished T9 for Birdies racking up a total of 17. Other stats for the week include T8 for Driving Accuracy, 2nd for Driving Distance, T3 for GIR and 6th in Putts per GIR.

2018 | Bryson DeChambeau

Venue Ridgewood CC

Winning Score -18 (266)

Bryson DeChambeau
SG Category
Strokes GainedFinishing Position
(SG Category)
SGOTT2.99310
SGAPR4.15812
SGARG1.45930
SGP6.9625
SGT2G8.6095

DeChambeau’s majestic all round game at Ridgewood Country Club delivered a a four stroke victory and win No.3 on Tour. The quality of his game was punctuated by finishing 5th for both Strokes Gained Putting and Strokes Gained Tee-To-Green. The Scientist finished 1st for Birdies racking up a total of 24 for the week. Other stats for the tournament include T27 for Driving Accuracy, T5 for Driving Distance, T1 for GIR and 10th in Putts per GIR.

2019 | Patrick Reed

Venue Liberty National GC

Winning Score -16 (268)

Patrick Reed
SG Category
Strokes GainedFinishing Position
(SG Category)
SGOTT5.4222
SGAPR2.63127
SGARG2.14321
SGP3.16820
SGT2G10.1984

Reed finished 4th in the Strokes Gained Tee-To-Green stat gaining an impressive 10.198 strokes on the field average for the week. Just over half of this gain came from his play from the tee. He also finished 20th in Strokes Gained Putting which yielded a gain of 3.168 strokes or almost a quarter of his overall gain. He squared only 4 bogeys for the week and racked up 5 Birdies in each of the four rounds. Other stats for the week include T8 for Driving Accuracy, 9th for Driving Distance, T5 for GIR and 30th in Putts per GIR..

Northern Trust Winning Formula

Taking the average strokes gained for the past three winners in each of the strokes gained categories yields the following “winning formula”.

SG CategoryWinner’s Average
Strokes Gained
Average Finishing
Position (SG Category)
SGOTT4.5784
SGAPR4.68214
SGARG1.77924
SGP4.26416
SGT2G11.0393

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