Their combined influence on golf have been likened to the sway of sabermetrics over baseball changing how Tour pros play and practice how coaches coach how caddies caddie.
Is this a sensible rule? We posed the question to our panel of experts in this week’s Tour Confidential. Here’s how they responded:
“In the early days I thought of our work with Mark as giving us an edge over the competition” says Pat Goss the men’s golf coach at Northwestern who in 2011 in his side gig as Luke Donald’s swing coach became one of the first insiders to recognize the import of Broadie’s work. “Nowadays I think of it as something we need just to keep up.”