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.”
Others operating in a similar mindset include the Molinari brothers Francesco and Edoardo Jordan Spieth’s swing guru Cameron McCormick and Rickie Fowler’s caddie Joe Skovron to cite a few of the many with whom Broadie has worked.
Pieters ever a fiery on-course presence (we last checked in with him after he snapped his putter in two) apparently didn’t think much of the setup at Hazeltine National in Chaska Minn. nor of the American fans heckling from beyond the ropes.
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.
There’s nothing better than a good long read. Except maybe a good short read. With that we give you our crib-note summary of today’s final round of the BMW Championship. Keegan Bradley in a playoff over Justin Rose. The win ends a six-year victory drought for Bradley whose last title came at the 2012 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational