Furyk was scheduled to announce the pick Monday morning but when thunderstorms rained out the final round on Sunday Furyk’s announcement was postponed. At 4:45 p.m. it arrived on Twitter.
By the early 2000s Broadie resolved to start amassing it himself. Of the game’s many riddles the first one he hoped to untangle was what separated an elite player from an 80-shooter such as himself and an 80-shooter from a 90-shooter and so on across all levels of the game.
Another is quantifying performance under pressure a topic Broadie has been working on of late. He believes he’s onto something. “For mental toughness the only stat that attempts to measure it is bounce-back” he says. “And I think there are better ways.”