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Brooks Koepka ‘passes’ the TrackMan and the barrage of data in golf

Brooks Koepka © Golffile | Tom boland The use of TrackMan has become commonplace in practice fields among he



Brooks Koepka © Golffile | Tom boland

The use of TrackMan has become commonplace in practice fields among health professionals. PGA Tour and the main circuits worldwide. Although it does not seem likely that anyone will soon see Brooks koepka using it … A decision that may not be too surprising, if we take into account that the West Palm Beach He is not a particularly analytical golfer with data, but one that he has explained in detail himself.

Because although Brooks He gave the device a chance a few years ago, wasted no time in discarding it for preparation. This week, before playing in MayakobaThe four-time major winner has gone into more detail about those events when challenged about the more sophisticated tools used on the tour. And his answer could not have been more sincere …

«The truth is that I don’t use much the TrackMan. I bought one a few years ago and I think after a couple of weeks I gave it to my brother, “he began by saying. «I am a more sensitive player. For me, this works like this. The numbers consume me too much and I think they are not so important when trying to make everything perfect “, he explained Koepka.

«I have tried it, also with a yardage book, I can try to pay more attention to this type of information and want to have everything under control. But golf is not perfect, you cannot be perfect in this game. So it is something that I have learned and so I decided to put all the information aside, “he concluded. A way of understanding sport, far from technology, which at least for the moment has paid off …