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Review 'Broadie [is] a devoted golfer with his fingertips on a wealth of golf information' ? New York TimesPRAISE FOR EVERY SHOT COUNTS:?'How much do distance and accuracy matter in golf?? Mark Broadie?s new approach provides compelling and sometimes surprising answers to these and other questions at the heart of golf.???Mark King, CEO TaylorMade Golf Company?'Mark Broadie brings new insights to the ShotLink data set and uses that data to enhance understanding of both the professional as well as the amateur game. His analysis will surprise both avid golfers and laymen alike.'?Steve Evans, CIO PGA TOURPraise for Mark Broadie:?Broadie is the pioneer of the strokes-gained approach to PGA Tour statistics ? Players are taking notice.???ESPN.com?Broadie [is] a devoted golfer with his fingertips on a wealth of golf information.???The New York Times??An absolutely fantastic book!? It could change the way people play the game.??Edoardo Molinari, European Ryder Cup star'Broadie is the pioneer of the strokes-gained approach to PGA Tour statistics?Players are taking notice.' ? ESPN.comThanks to his golf shot database, Broadie was able to do away with the old-fashioned, simplistic stats we hear about on TV and figure out how the game is truly played. Just as baseball's statistical pioneers overthrew the tyranny of ERA and RBI by developing more meaningful metrics, Broadie saved golf from GIR with a concept called 'shot value?Broadie's analysis helps us answer a question that it's never really been possible to solve before: How do you accurately compare one player with another? ? Slate Read more About the Author Mark Broadie is the Carson Family Professor of Business at Columbia Business School. Broadie?s business research addresses issues in financial risk management. He is a member of the United States Golf Association?s handicap research team and is a former club champion at Pelham Country Club. Read more

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