But while booming drives and hot putters help make headlines, the bits in between are just as key.
Here, we rank the top 10 players in greens in regulation over the year and the irons they used.
A green in regulation is defined as the number of shots a player should take to reach the putting surface to leave two putts for par.
10. Henrik Stenson
% 73.7% Greens per round 13.3
Greens played 1188 Greens hit 875 Rounds 66
Irons: Callaway Legacy Black (3-PW; Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 120X)
Race to Dubai ranking 2
Ten of the best: Player Irons Test 2014
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