By the numbers: Key stats from Day 1 at Olympics


Marcus Fraser leads after Round 1 at the Rio Olympics. Here are the key stats from the first round provided by the Golf Channel research department.

Marcus Fraser

• 8-under 63; made nine birdies and one bogey in first round

• Ties lowest career round worldwide as a professional

• Also shot 63 in second round of 2010 Hong Kong Open (finished 10th)

• Hit 14-of-18 GIR; proximity to hole 25’2”

• Three career wins on European Tour (last: 2016 Ballantine’s Championship)

• Led field in strokes gained putting in first round (+4.97)

• Fifth in strokes gained tee-to-green in first round (+3.00)

Henrik Stenson

• 5-under 66; 15 of last 17 worldwide rounds have been under par

• Combined 57 under par over last five events worldwide

• 6-for-7 scrambling in first round

• Seeking third win in last five worldwide starts

• Has opened four of previous five starts with round in the 60s

Graham DeLaet

• 5-under 66; made six birdies and one bogey in first round

• Lowest first round score worldwide in 2016

• Last gold medalist in men’s golf – G. Lyon (Canada) in 1904

• Has never won on PGA Tour (146 career starts)

• Three top-10 finishes worldwide in 2016 (last: T-8 at Barbasol)

• 3-for-4 scrambling today (battling short game anxiety this year)

Justin Rose

• 4-under 67; played first five holes of round in 4 under

• Third straight round worldwide in 60s (closed 66-68 at PGA)

• Made first eagle in modern era of Olympic golf (ace on fourth hole)

• Zero wins in 2016 (last worldwide win: 2015 Hong Kong Open)

• Won professional events on five different continents (never South America)

Gregory Bourdy

• 4-under 67; made five birdies and one bogey in first round

• Best score worldwide since second round of U.S. Open (shot 67)

• 10 career worldwide wins (four on European Tour)

• Lowest first round score worldwide in last eight starts

Thomas Pieters

• 4-under 67; ties lowest round worldwide since end of March

• Does not have a top-15 worldwide since end of March

• Hit 14-of-18 GIR; birdied three of first six holes

Sergio Garcia

• 2-under 69; made eagle on 18th hole

• 69.32 scoring average over last 19 worldwide rounds played

• Finished in top 5 in five of previous seven worldwide starts

• Shot 71-74 in previous start (PGA Championship, missed cut)

• Hit 12-of-18 GIR in first round (3-for-6 scrambling)

Bubba Watson

• 2-over 73; birdied two of last four holes to finish round

• Highest first round score worldwide since Masters (shot 75)

• Has never won an event worldwide with first round over par

Matt Kuchar

• 2-under 69; birdied three of last four holes to finish round

• Last worldwide win – 2015 Fiji International (opened with 74)

• Eight of last 11 worldwide rounds have been under par

• Made only one birdie through first 11 holes today