3 takeaways from the PGA Tour’s key stat leaders through the Farmers Insurance Open

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These are the stat leaders in 10 key categories after the Farmers Insurance Open.

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The second tournament of the PGA Tour’s west coast swing is in the books and it’s time to take a look at some key stat leaders. Luke List became the newest Tour winner after his epic Sunday charge at Torrey Pines to chase down Will Zalatoris, and the win puts him in the top 10 of the FedEx Cup Standings. Here are three other players among the stat leaders who caught our eye:

1. Daniel Berger. Berger is hitting an absurd 81 percent of fairways this season, which is easily the best mark on Tour. He’s 6.5 percentage points ahead of second on the list, which is the same gap between second and 24th. Safe to say he’s feeling good with the driver in his hands this season.

2. Will Zalatoris. Although Zalatoris couldn’t quite seal the deal for his first Tour victory, he is now leading the Tour in SG: Tee-to-green. Second on the list? None other than Luke List. You won’t find many head-to-head matchups with better ball strikers than the one we saw in the playoff Saturday night.

3. Bryson DeChambeau. If you look at the Tour’s driving distance leaders this season, you might notice that DeChambeau isn’t among the top 10. How can that be? The masher doesn’t quite have enough rounds under his belt this season to meet the minimum qualifications to appear on the list. But worry not — his 318.5 yards per whack off the tee would rank fourth on Tour were he to qualify.

Here is the rundown of the PGA Tour’s stats leaders in 10 key categories.

Stats courtesy of PGATour.com

FedEx Cup Standings

RankNameEventsPointsWinsTop 10s
1Hideki Matsuyama71,17823
2Talor Gooch1097113
3Sungjae Im887114
4Luke List979713
5Sam Burns677613
6Cameron Smith573113
7Cameron Tringale958403
8Viktor Hovland458111
9Hudson Swafford1057311
10Max Homa657311

Full standings

Top 10s

RankNameTop 10s
1Sungjae Im4
T2Cameron Smith3
T2Lanto Griffin3
T2Talor Gooch3
T2Sam Burns3
T2Luke List3
T2Marc Leishman3
T2Hideki Matsuyama3
T2Cameron Tringale3
T2Collin Morikawa3

Full standings

Scoring average

1Cameron Smith69.226
2Russell Henley69.345
3Mackenzie Hughes69.518
4Maverick McNealy69.735
5Luke List69.757
6Talor Gooch69.77
7Seamus Power69.786
8Collin Morikawa69.789
T9Denny McCarthy69.798
T9Satoshi Kodaira69.798

Full standings

Driving Distance

1Cameron Champ322.6
2Matthew Wolff320.4
3Joseph Bramlett319.2
4Cameron Young318.5
T5Chan Kim317.9
T5Jhonattan Vegas317.9
7Luke List316.7
8Dustin Johnson316.4
9Taylor Pendrith316.3
10Trey Mullinax315.9

Full standings

Driving Accuracy

1Daniel Berger81.03
2Kevin Kisner74.56
3Louis Oosthuizen73.81
4Lucas Glover72.55
5Abraham Ancer72.54
6Brian Stuard72.25
7Viktor Hovland71.93
8Collin Morikawa71.43
9Russell Henley70.62
10Kyle Stanley70.53

Full standings

Greens in regulation

T1Patrick Cantlay79.17
T1Collin Morikawa79.17
3Louis Oosthuizen79.01
4Jon Rahm78.17
5Corey Conners77.51
T6Viktor Hovland77.43
T6Kevin Kisner77.43
8Cameron Smith77.16
9Lucas Glover77.14
10Russell Knox76.82

Full standings

SG: Total

1Jon Rahm2.153
2Cameron Smith2.015
3Sungjae Im1.975
4Collin Morikawa1.95
5Will Zalatoris1.899
6Russell Henley1.766
7Satoshi Kodaira1.671
8Daniel Berger1.644
9Luke List1.543
10Sam Burns1.528

Full standings

SG: Tee-to-green

1Will Zalatoris2.094
2Luke List2.001
3Daniel Berger1.784
4Sungjae Im1.76
5Russell Henley1.637
6Jon Rahm1.539
7Ryan Palmer1.437
8Collin Morikawa1.414
9Sam Burns1.413
10Hideki Matsuyama1.329

Full standings

SG: Putting

1Wesley Bryan1.349
2Adam Long0.925
3Kelly Kraft0.893
4Cameron Smith0.886
5Brendon Todd0.872
6Billy Horschel0.861
7Adam Schenk0.771
8Matthew Wolff0.762
9Wyndham Clark0.749
10Tyrrell Hatton0.725

Full standings


1Daniel Berger77.78
2Matt Kuchar77.68
3Sungjae Im76.56
4Louis Oosthuizen76.47
5Troy Merritt74.44
6Denny McCarthy74.23
T7Patrick Cantlay73.33
T7Mark Hubbard73.33
9Sergio Garcia72.73
10Sean O’Hair72.55

Full standings


Zephyr Melton

Golf.com Editor

Zephyr Melton is an assistant editor for GOLF.com where he spends his days blogging, producing and editing. Prior to joining the team at GOLF, he attended the University of Texas followed by stops with the Texas Golf Association, Team USA, the Green Bay Packers and the PGA Tour. He assists on all things instruction and covers amateur and women’s golf. He can be reached at zephyr_melton@golf.com.