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Shortest player on the PGA Tour?


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#1 dtowngolf

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:57 PM

just wondering does anyone know who the shortest player in height is on tour and how far he hits the ball?


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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:03 PM

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:41 PM

View Postnando, on 05 December 2012 - 05:03 PM, said:

Its funny that i had no clue he was that short, When i watched Euro Tour coverage of him earlier this year i thought Kruger was like 5-9

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 05:43 PM

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:15 PM

Mark Wilson on the PGA Tour, maybe?

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:29 PM

Gavin Coles is 5-5

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:03 PM

brian harman has got to be one of the smallest on the pga tour

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:35 PM

corey pavin? I think he is on the champions tour though.

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:56 PM

Cauly looks short

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:09 PM

I like to compare radar stats simply because there are less variables with conditions.  Ball speed basically it is what it is and there's no faking that.  David Toms, Tim Clark and Gavin Coles are all sub 155 ball speed on average.  Just goes to show you that the fascination for distance shouldn't be at the top of our "want" list.  Mr. Toms has made almost $40,000,000 on the PGA Tour and Mr. Clark is just shy of $20,000,000 himself.  If anything this shows if you can generate 155+ you can play golf ANYWHERE.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:00 AM

View PostGhost_Orchid, on 06 December 2012 - 10:56 PM, said:

Cauly looks short
cauly is pretty short around 5'6 maybe but he has some serious swing speed and pounds the ball

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:33 AM

View Postshi shi, on 07 December 2012 - 12:00 AM, said:

View PostGhost_Orchid, on 06 December 2012 - 10:56 PM, said:

Cauly looks short
cauly is pretty short around 5'6 maybe but he has some serious swing speed and pounds the ball
Is he really 5'6"? I was going to throw in Chez Reavie but I guess he's not that short after all.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:19 AM

Mark Wilson is 5'8".

Corey Pavin is 5'9".

In the current OWGR, the shortest player in the top 50 is probably Hiroyuki Fujita who is 5'6".

Edited by iBanesto, 07 December 2012 - 08:12 PM.


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Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:41 AM

View PostTRoc9892, on 07 December 2012 - 12:33 AM, said:

View Postshi shi, on 07 December 2012 - 12:00 AM, said:

View PostGhost_Orchid, on 06 December 2012 - 10:56 PM, said:

Cauly looks short
cauly is pretty short around 5'6 maybe but he has some serious swing speed and pounds the ball
Is he really 5'6"? I was going to throw in Chez Reavie but I guess he's not that short after all.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:01 AM

Not active anymore, but the Masters winner (-91) Ian Woosnam is very short 5'4. He was said to be the longest hitter pound for pound during his prime.


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Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:30 PM

Mike weir looks pretty short....short and lefty

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:17 PM

I always thought Jeff Sluman on the Champions Tour was about 24 inches tall.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:24 PM

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:11 PM

View PostRosco1216, on 07 December 2012 - 01:43 PM, said:

Listed height or true height?  You'll need to subtract at least 1" maybe 2" on what they are listed at.  Some guy by the legal name of Eldred is listed as 6'1" and he may be 5'11" on a good day seeing as I'm 6'1" and was easily easily 2 inches taller when I was standing next to him a few years back.  Rory is listed at 5'10", really 5'9" with shoes on.  I'm assuming most of the heights are "padded", especially for the shorter guys.  Oh and Fowler isn't close to the 5'9" he's listed at.

I think you mean Eldrick...

Should we deduct a few inches from your 6'1"?

Edited by iBanesto, 07 December 2012 - 08:13 PM.


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