From their shared workspace in Toronto, Matt and Will Courchene are a two-man show running one of the most intriguing and informative websites in golf.
Their company is Data Golf, a statistical wonderland that soothes the golf nerd’s soul while also serving as a honey hole for golf gamblers on the prowl for any betting edge they can find. The site started as a simple WordPress blog about seven years ago. Now the Courchene brothers are full-time golf data scientists who have labored to put together a site littered with unprecedented rankings, charts and figures that analyze professional golf at a granular level while also helping the average fan visualize stats in a refreshing way. The widespread legalization of sports gambling and a loyal Twitter following of over 44,000 have spurred Data Golf in the past few years to the point where their insights are commonly cited throughout pro golf’s ecosystem.
It’s here where you will find live probability for where each player will finish in a given tournament, a chart that is particularl...
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