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Friday, February 2 • 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Forecasting the Masters

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Advanced statistics in golf provide additional insight as to who’s likeliest to win certain tournaments. Specifically, “Strokes Gained” statistics measure different phases of a player's game, compared with the rest of the field for the tournaments competed. This exercise looks at forecasting who will win the first major of the season: The Masters. This project looks at which factors best determine who will perform well and highlight the types of players likelier to succeed every year, regardless of the changing conditions at Augusta National.

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Edward Egros

Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter, KDFW-TV FOX 4 Dallas-Fort Worth
Edward Egros is the Weekend Sports Anchor with Fox 4 in Dallas.  He primarily covers the Dallas Cowboys, but also reports on several other teams and sports, including golf.  He specializes in incorporating analytics into his reports and sportscasts, both to explain and forecast... Read More →

Friday February 2, 2018 3:15pm - 3:45pm CST
Room 6