PGA Tour players divide their game into 4 categories, driving, mid and long
irons, chipping and putting. They calculate their averages and get a clear
picture of where improvements need to be made. The averages below can
be eye opening.
The following statistics may help you determine where your
game may need to be improved: Driving – The tour average is 63% of
fairways hit while a 10 handicapper hits 50% of fairways. Iron Play – the
tour average for greens in regulation is 62%, a 10 handicapper hits 39%.
Chipping – Tour Average for saves is 56%, a 10 handicapper averages
32% for saves. Putting – ( 3 putt avoidance ) tour average is 3.2%
while a 10 handicapper's average is 7%.