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Distance + Age in Golf

A mailbag #MathMondays was a workload answering a question from @mikemad75 that barely scratches the surface on distance declines by age bracket. The full analysis is on my blog here: https://t.co/S6p3wYnxcf pic.twitter.com/JDLX4iILUE — Will Haskett (@willhaskett) May 4, 2020 In a slow time for thought-provoking statistics in real golf — we have no real golf […]

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Phil Bombs

Loaded #MathMondays this week. How dominant @ntaylorgolf59’s win truly was by his standards. Respect thru the noise to @PhilMickelson’s commitment to 💣💣 + the consistently amazing day for @MavMcNealy on the greens. (And a challenge to my data mining friends) pic.twitter.com/9KTWixOT9Y — Will Haskett (@willhaskett) February 10, 2020 Let’s be honest, the last 18-24 months […]

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Heat Check

Hard to hit record on #MathMondays this week, but I hope you’ll take 2 minutes as I paid tribute to Kobe thru our golf numbers. Plus, where Leishman’s day on the greens rank, and Rahm adding to his world-beating run. pic.twitter.com/MhBxwZmNUZ — Will Haskett (@willhaskett) January 27, 2020 In a week where we lost one […]

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The Koepka Conundrum

Red-eyed #MathMondays is up. – The incredible putting turnaround of @andrewlgolf in winning @theamexgolf. – Mad respect for the HoF resume of @WestwoodLee. – The @BKoepka SG differential conundrum pic.twitter.com/9QwH8SqCV6 — Will Haskett (@willhaskett) January 20, 2020 One of the nuggets I tackled this week is something I continue to come back to when it […]

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Greatness

New edition of #MathMondays is up. Quick look at the playoff putting numbers from Sony before a deep dive into the heater @webbsimpson1 is on and why he is in elite company and due to break thru for a win soon. pic.twitter.com/ge6MdBeSnN — Will Haskett (@willhaskett) January 13, 2020 What makes a golfer great? We […]

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#Content

New year, new content. Welcome to the world of #MathMondays, golf edition. Quick look at 🔥 trends of JT, Rahm and Xander. (I am still hibernating, FYI) pic.twitter.com/UuNdhnbEs7 — Will Haskett (@willhaskett) January 6, 2020 Holy blog-less existence, Batman! This site was never intended to be a click grabber. It was an island in the […]

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Influence

When I set out to muddy the golf podcast waters a little bit more last year, I wanted my stain to be just a little different from all the rest. Why create something that is merely a cheap facsimile of what is already out there?! As many are well aware, while I am a stats/numbers […]

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2k18YE

I don’t blog enough. That’s an obvious statement based on the sporadic nature of content on this site, which is, ironically, the root of the problem discussed below. Earlier this year, I launched a podcast. If you’re one of the five people reading this blog, you probably know this. What you may not know is […]

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Revving The Pod Up

For those who have been a part of helping The Perfect Number Podcast grow, thank you! May was the best month by far (equaling the downloads from the previous three months combined). Look for a lot more in the coming weeks, including a fantasy preview of this week’s U.S. Open, which is up now with […]

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Episode 12 – Golf Data

Yes, I have failed in blogging for every podcast, but this one is the reason I launched the podcast. I find the endless amount of data to be fascinating in the sport. Who is the best putter? We have a zillion data sets to try and answer this question. Which stat correlates most with success? […]

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