ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2012) – Golfweek, the publication preferred by serious golfers, takes a final look back at the year in golf with an exciting double issue dedicated to year-end stats and number crunching. Aptly titled the Numbers Issue, this special edition provides readers with a comprehensive breakdown of 2012, complete with expert reviews of all the major professional tours, exclusive wrap-ups and a full rundown of the data and digits that made a difference this year.
“There is no game that is as tied to numbers as golf. We are immersed in stats, and nearly everything about the game comes back to a number – right down to winning or losing on a Sunday,” said Golfweek Editor Jeff Babineau. “We always close our year with a look at our Golfweek/Sagarin movers, but we thought it would be interesting to readers if we dove in even deeper into the world of golf stats and numbers.”
Highlights of Golfweek’s 2012 Numbers Issue include:
• An in-depth profile on Mark Broadie, the man behind the PGA Tour’s influential strokes-gained-putting category
• An insightful article about Kyle Stanley, who followed a stunning 72nd-hole collapse at Torrey Pines with a dramatic comeback victory one week later at TPC Scottsdale
• A quick-hits capsule featuring a few players who have moved up or down in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index
• A detailed look at how lower green fees, mild weather and demand have improved rounds of golf played for 2012
• Year-end statistics from the PGA, LPGA, European, Champions and Web.com tours
Keeping with the numbers theme, this special issue also features the 2012 rankings of the top 50 Golfweek’s Best Casino Courses. Shadow Creek Golf Course (Las Vegas), Fallen Oak (Saucier, Miss.) and We-Ko-Pa Golf Club’s Saguaro Course (Fort McDowell, Ariz.) kept their leading spots at the top of the list, underscoring the extraordinary quality of these three layouts. Additionally, the 2012 list features three newcomers: No. 29 Sultan’s Run at French Lick Resort (Jasper, Ind.), No. 37 Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug (Baltic, Conn.) and No. 48 Eagle Falls (Indio, Calif.).
The Numbers Issue also features Golfweek mainstays such as The Forecaddie and For Your Game, as well as complete coverage of PGA Tour and LPGA Q-Schools, plus an exclusive examination of what the USGA and R&A ruling on the anchored putting stroke means to golfers.
For more information about Golfweek’s Numbers Issue, visit Golfweek.com.
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