Sunday, April 17, 2011

Matteo Manassero: By the Numbers at the Maybank Malaysian Open

Matteo Manassero with the trophy after winning the Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club on April 17, 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Italian Matteo Manassero, age 17, won the Maybank Malaysian Open for his second professional win and vaulted into the top 35 in the world rankings. He becomes the third youngest player to have multiple wins behind Ryo Ishikawa and Chinnarat Phadungsil.

A look at his numbers for the week:

Scores:  66, 71, 67, 68  -16
Fairways in Regulation: 76.8% (2)
Driving distance: 275.4 yards (40)
Greens in Regulation: 84.7% (1)
Putts per round: 29.5 (40)
Sand saves: 44.4%

Prize Money: Euro 288,465

Manassero also moved up to 11th position in the Race to Dubai Standings.