Golf stat of the day: June 29


Numbers don't lie. But what do they really say? Each day in the Grill Room, we will offer up a daily stat from the world of golf for you to chew on. Today's nugget:

On this day in golf history, on June 29, 1906, Scotland's Alex Smith won his first major at the 12th U.S. Open at Owentsia Club in Lake Forest, Ill. Who came in second? His brother, Willie Smith, who he beat by seven strokes.