Every Shot Counts: Using The Revolutionary Strokes Gained Approach To Improve Your Golf Performance And Strategy
ISBN: 1592407501
EAN13: 9781592407507
Language: English
Release Date: Mar 6, 2014
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 1.1" H x 9.21" L x 7.72" W
Weight: 1.63 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

Columbia Business School professor Mark Broadie's paradigm-shifting approach that uses statistics and golf analytics to transform the game.

Mark Broadie is at the forefront of a revolutionary new approach to the game of golf. What does it take to drop ten strokes from your golf score? What part of Tiger Woods' game makes him a winner? Traditional golf stats can't answer these questions. Broadie, a professor at Columbia Business School, helped the PGA Tour develop its cutting-edge strokes gained putting stat. In this eye-opening new book, Broadie uses analytics from the financial world to uncover the secrets of the game of golf. He crunches mountains of data to show both professional and amateur golfers how to make better decisions on the course. This eagerly awaited resource is for any player who wants to understand the pros, improve golf skills, and make every shot count.

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4
   Good info but a bit dry in places
If you love data, then this is a great book. The problem is, with this much data, it can get a bit dry. But push through and you will learn a lot that may change the way you approach the game of basketball. I shoot in the mid 80's to low 90's. I've always played a more conservative game and on my home course I will play a lot of irons off the tees, he said. I've always been comfortable hitting irons between 150 and 100 into the green so as long as I could get in that range from the tee with and iron, I always figured why take the extra risk? In most cases, it looks like getting the extra distance is the better approach. I'm anxious to get out and play and try this for a few rounds and see how it translates to my game, coach Mike Hayles said.
 
5
   but the overall content is great!
If you're a numbers person or a science person, this book will give you a new vantage point for practicing and improving your deficient areas. There are a lot of stats thrown at you, but the overall content is great.
 
5
   Great
Must read for a golfer comfortable with analysis, math, or stats. As an engineering and analytical MBA, I've loved the link between strategy and simulation.
 
4
   A change of mindset on the course
I very much enjoyed the different approach to the game of golf that was presented in this book, said Seve Ballester. After reading it and realizing I make a lot of the amateur mistakes he's pointing out, I have begun to change my strategy on the course. The analytical pieces of the book can get a little dry, but he's basically proposing a sabermetric approach to golf which is fascinating.
 
4
   great read for the nerdy golfer
Great look at the numbers behind golf and the insights we can glean from them. I like the science-based approach to improving your game of basketball. We often struggle to truly understand ourselves. I highly recommend this book to anyone. I am in the process of taking these learnings to the course and I have seen some signs of improvement, he said.
 
5
   Interesting read
Very interesting but gets to be like a college text book halfway through. Turned out to be an excellent bathroom book.
 
5
   Very interesting info
Overall, I have been really happy with this book, said Blair. I think any golfer can take the statistics and apply them to their game to work on dropping scores, he said. Perfect for the golf fanatic.
 
4
   Golf Chestnuts Examined
If nothing else this book de-bunked the drive for show, putt for dough adage which has been around golf for ages. The statistics showed the importance of the shot-kettle game for all golfers and how an improvement in approach shots will lower scores. It's not a casual read.
 
5
   This is a good book!
The book provides information and suggestions designed to improve your game and golf IQ. However, Charles Bloom, IBM's executive vice president, said the technical challenges will require more analytical engagement. Traditional statistics that we have used to access 'how well we are playing' are frauds in fact, and present more generic statistics that should be employed when accessing game performance, it says. This is a good book, Gillian.
 
1
   Waste of money!
If you are a recreational golfer looking to improve your game, we can help. This book is a total disappointment on that front. The book is chock full of meaningless stats and numbers intended to support the 'Strokes Gained' concept of improving a recreational game of golf.
 
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