The Wharton Moneyball Post Game Podcast


Wharton Moneyball: 15th Club Golf Analytics & the Houston Astros

Ep. 111

(8/15/18) In this episode of Wharton Moneyball our hosts start off the show talking about player performance, MLB projections, golf, and Tiger Woods. Then they bring on Jake Nichols, head of golf intelligence at 15th Club to talk about the PGA Championship, the Ryder Cup, and much more. Plus the senior director of baseball operations and analytics for the Houston Astros joins us to talk about the MLB season. Check it out!


Jake Nichols - Head of Golf Intelligence at 15th Club - the leader in professional golf analytics. He helps clients - ranging from Ryder Cup Europe to top 50 in the world professionals to major media organizations - apply context to their data to make smarter decisions and to achieve a competitive edge.

Follow him on Twitter @jalnichols

Brandon Taubman - Been with the Astros since 2013 and is in his first season as Senior Director of Baseball Operations and Analytics. He assist the General Manager in areas including player evaluation, contract valuation and negotiation, roster construction and economic modeling.

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