Driving, not putting, key for Tiger

Updated: March 28, 2012, 9:21 PM ET
By Farrell Evans | ESPN.com

Mark Broadie, a professor at Columbia University's business school, is a pioneer of the strokes-gained approach to PGA Tour statistics. The method uses data to make it easier to pinpoint a golfer's strengths and weaknesses by measuring the quality of shots in units relative to the field. His putts-gained stat, which takes into account the distance each putt starts from the hole and then compares the number of putts taken to the average of other PGA Tour golfers from that distance, is widely considered ...

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