Andrew Landry picked up his first career PGA Tour victory at the Texas Open on Sunday, a well-deserved result for the 114th-ranked golfer in the world after dominating in all areas of the game.
Here's how he got it done:
Ball striking clinic
Landry led the field in greens in regulation percentage at 73.61 percent (53/72). This rate becomes more remarkable given the fact the greens at TPC San Antonio are the toughest to hit on tour at an average of 57.22 percent. The Texas native did not dominate off the tee in distance or accuracy, finishing outside the top 25 in both statistics. However, he made up for it by gaining 7.68 strokes on approach shots to lead the field.
Putting the lights out
Although the 30-year-old entered the Texas Open ranked tied for 111th in strokes gained on the green, something clicked for him this week. He did not three-putt a single green and missed only four putts inside 10 feet - three of them coming in the final round. With his putter, Landry ended up ranking eighth in strokes gained for the event.
Bogeys don't win championships
To win any title on the PGA Tour, bogey avoidance is crucial. Landry was so locked in that he played 45 consecutive holes without making a bogey, a streak that started after his first hole in Round 2 and ended on his 11th of the final round. In the rare occasion he didn't hit a green in regulation, Landry was able to get up-and-down 78.95 percent of the time, a scrambling rate that also led the field.
Landry put together an all-around great performance, picking up his first victory on tour in impressive fashion.
Speaking of fashion, Landry is now the owner of these stylish cowboy boots, awarded to the winner of the Texas Open.
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