Meet The Inventor Of Strokes Gained

Get to know the man behind the most revolutionary stat in golf: strokes gained.

Peter Sanders, the Chief Data Officer at SwingU, sat down with Chris Chaney to chat about how he got into golf statistics & analysis and eventually how he came up with the first iteration of what we know today as strokes gained.

Peter & Chris go on to chat about Peter’s development of the strokes gained statistics in the 1980s & 1990s, conversations he had with the PGA Tour about implementing his stat and some of the recognizable players he’s worked with over the years.