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In his first four PGA Tour starts this season, Michael Thompson missed three cuts and finished 78th at the Farmers Insurance Open. Here's how he turned his play around en route to victory at the Honda.

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FIRST FOUR (RANK)

HONDA (RANK)

Scoring Average

73.40 (167)

67.75 (1)

Fairways hit

47.1% (177)

71.4% (T-9)

Greens Hit

60.6% (178)

66.7% (T-5)

Putts/round

30.3 (161)

27.8 (T-10)

Putting/4 to 8 feet

29 of 45 (92)

7 of 7 (1)

Birdies

1.9/round (183)

4.5/round (T-1)

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