That reputation stems from Broadie’s pioneering data-driven research which began nearly two decades back inspired by what you might call his golf obsession and which continues to this day. Drawn from his analysis of millions of golf shots struck by pros and amateurs alike that research has yielded insights with farther-reaching implications than Broadie himself ever foresaw.
So it’s safe to say that Bradley didn’t see himself as a snub for the team; he added praise for the final selection. “Tony Finau and those guys have played so great all year” he said. “I’m playing good and I’d love to help the team. But I think the chances of that are pretty unlikely.”
Ryder Cup or not he was delighted to be sitting at the winner’s presser Monday night. “It’s so gratifying to get what comes with hard work” he said. “Sometimes you never even get it.”