Among the records he keeps in his office at Columbia are computerized logs of many of his rounds replete with scores and shot-dispersion patterns — handy information for a guy who likes to have a plan for every hole.
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.”
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.