Assessing Golfer Performance on the PGA TOUR

@article{Broadie2012AssessingGP,
  title={Assessing Golfer Performance on the PGA TOUR},
  author={Mark Broadie},
  journal={Interfaces},
  year={2012},
  volume={42},
  pages={146-165}
}
The game of golf involves many different types of shots: long tee shots (typically hit with a driver), approach shots to greens, shots from the sand, putts on the green, and others. While it is easy to determine the winner in a golf tournament by counting strokes, it is not easy to assess which factors most contributed to the victory. In this paper we apply an analysis based on strokes gained (previously termed shot value) to assess the performance of golfers in different parts of the game of… CONTINUE READING

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