Sport 6 crazy stats from the 2016-17 PGA Tour season

17:37  11 december  2017
17:37  11 december  2017 Source:   theScore

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We’re talking about the stats that make you stop and say “woah” during the 2016 - 17 season — PGA TOUR (@ PGATOUR ) August 3, 2017. 5 — Total 400+ yard drives by a Single Player. 5 of those 29 bombs were courtesy of none other than DJ.

A new golf season has begun, which means the 2017 PGA Tour slate has been wiped clean. But before a new set of stats begin to accumulate, let's pause and appreciate everything that was incredible about last season .

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With the PGA Tour on hiatus until the new year, here's a look back at six astonishing stats from the 2016-17 season.

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After beginning his second round of the John Deere Classic with six straight pars, Kevin Tway began trimming strokes in a big way. Tway strung together the longest birdie stretch of the season on tour with seven straight budgies beginning on the par-3 16th hole at TPC Deere Run. Tway missed his eighth straight birdie at the fifth, but rebounded by birdying Nos. 6 and 7.

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