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Ernie played a total of 23 events on the 2023 PGA TOUR Champions schedule. Some of the statistical highlights of his season are as follows…

1 win at the Hoag Classic
2 runner-up finishes
15 top-10s
19 top-25s
$2,166,383 in official prize money (4th on Tour)
3rd on the Charles Schwab Cup rankings

Ernie was placed second on Tour in scoring average with 69.09 for his 74 rounds played. 

He shot a season’s low round of 63, 8-under par, in the first round of the Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Arizona. 

Other selected highlights of Ernie’s year are reflected in the following performance stats…

Driving Distance: 292.4 yards (5th)
Greens in Regulation: 73.97% (4th)
Scrambling: 68.60% (3rd)
Putting Average: 1.738 (7th)
Putts per Round: 28.97 (13th)
Par-3 Scoring Average: 2.92 (1st)
Par-4 Scoring Average: 3.95 (4th)
Par-5 Scoring Average: 4.56 (7th)
Consecutive Sand Saves: 13 (1st)
Total Birdies: 307 (10th)

Ernie has one more event to play in 2023, the inaugural World Champions Cup from December 7-10 in Florida, where he is the playing captain for the International side. He will start his new PGA TOUR Champions season in Hawaii in January 2024.