With strokes gained Broadie was able to set the data straight by placing it in proper context. It allowed him to measure a player’s performance against the rest of the field while providing an isolated view of specific aspects of their game.
Others operating in a similar mindset include the Molinari brothers Francesco and Edoardo Jordan Spieth’s swing guru Cameron McCormick and Rickie Fowler’s caddie Joe Skovron to cite a few of the many with whom Broadie has worked.
Standing too far from the ball and employing an excessively strong left-hand grip Broadie became a master of the screaming hook. Compounding his problems was that he a natural lefty had learned to play with righty clubs and never switched.