Strategy is everything

Playing golf well is not just a matter of making solid contact; one of the most important factors to success is a player’s ability to make strategically sound decisions based on the surroundings and course setup. Making sound investment decisions requires a very similar skill—every move you make has to be carefully planned based on the market environment.

Like perfecting a golf swing, a factor-based approach to investing may not feel natural at first, but one has to take a rational assessment of which approach is needed. Similarly, both golf and factor-based investing rely heavily on analyzing all the available data (on a hole or stock, respectively) and forging ahead with the best analysis available.

Here, we connect some typical golf course scenarios to factor-based investing strategies.They’re more aligned than you might think.

OppenheimerFunds is not affiliated with Golf Digest.

Carefully consider fund investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Visit or call your advisor for a prospectus with this and other fund information. Read it carefully before investing.

The alternate revenue weighting approach employed by the Funds, while designed to enhance potential returns, may not produce the desired results.