Thursday, October 23

PGA Tour Drives of More Than 400 Yards

Shawn Stefani
AT LAST WEEK'S FRYS.COM OPEN, Shawn Stefani hit a 401-yard drive on a 410-yard hole. There was a caveat: Stefani's smash was a cart-path-aided drive.

"There's no way I could have hit one of those without the help of concrete," Stefani told PGATour.com.

Another thing: "I made par," Stefani commented. "So it is what it is."

These guys who are good are also long off the tee. How long? The tour published the following chart showing drives of 400-plus yards in recent seasons.

SeasonDrives of 400+LeaderEventDistance
2013-141Bubba WatsonWGC-Bridgestone424
201319Phil MickelsonWGC-Cadillac450
201267Gary WoodlandHyundai TOC450
20119Dustin JohnsonDeutsche Bank463
201016Steve StrickerHyundai TOC424
200947Charley HoffmanValero Texas Open467
200812Bob HeintzReno-Tahoe Open435
200726Brett WetterichHyundai TOC437
200630Jason GoreHyundai TOC427
200518D.A. PointsBuick Championship442
200483Davis Love IIIHyundai TOC476

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