golf: Golf performance data

Description Format Source

Description

The data set golf was taken from PGA Tour Records

of 195 golf rounds by PGA players in an attempt to explain

what golf attributes contribute the most to low scores.

Format

A data frame with 195 observations on the following 7 variables.

score

: score on the 18 holes (par 72)

distance

: average distance of drive on two holes

in opposite direction (to balance out wind)

accur

: percentage of times that dirve was in the

fairway for par 4 and par 5 holes

putts

: average number of putts in the round for

holes where the green was hit in regulation

sand

: an estimate of sand trap play accuracy

based on the residuals from regressing percentage

of successful pars from traps on putts

chip

: based on the residuals from regressing the score

on par three holes on putts, sand, and chip

irons

: an estimate of chipping accuracy

based on the residuals from regressing percentage

of successful pars on holes not hit in regulation

on putts

Source

"Drive for Show and Putt for Dough" by Scott M. Berry,

Chance, Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 50-55, 1999


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