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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tiger Struggles, Matsuyama In Contention At PGA

By Jim Slater Louisville (AFP) — Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama grabbed a share of the early lead while Tiger Woods struggled at the start Thursday as the 96th PGA Championship began at Valhalla. Woods, a 14-time major champion chasing the all-time record 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus, had been doubtful for the year’s final top […]

August 7, 2014

PGA Tour Players Following ‘Moneyball’ Model With Statistical Analysis

By Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal BETHESDA, Md. — Rory McIlroy’s struggles on Fridays this year were a disturbing trend for the newly crowned British Open champion. But considering the explosion of statistical analysis in professional golf, the regularity of McIlroy’s woeful second rounds was first-grade stuff. More numbers became available to players on the […]

July 31, 2014