Again I stand with Joe. It’s a sensible and needed rule. It’s odd that the person who got caught in its netting is the most affable well-rounded and caring player among the big names. But even Spieth must understand that a rule is a rule and this is a needed one.
Nor could Pieters resist a jab at the Minnesota faithful and their tolerance for alcohol. “Maybe that’s because they sell beer at 7am and Americans can’t drink” he said. “But to be honest you don’t really hear the words most of the time. It’s just a big wall of noise.”
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.