TBX: Top 10 drivers on Tour, and their clubs

Gary Woodland

TBX: Top 10 drivers on Tour, and their clubs


TBX: Top 10 drivers on Tour, and their clubs

In the modern pro game, there are few substitutes for distance off the tee, and nobody moves it off the tee more than the guys on this list. Here are the 10 players who lead the PGA Tour in driving distance, which tracks distance off the tee on two measured drives in each tournament round. Also listed is the player’s driver and shaft and his average distance:


1. Gary Woodland, 312.5 yards (pictured above)

TaylorMade M1 (8.5 degrees), with Aldila RIP Alpha 80 X shaft

2. Tony Finau, 312.3 yards

Nike Vapor Fly (10.5 degrees), with Graphite Design Tour AD DI 8 X shaft

3. J.B. Holmes, 310.2 yards

TaylorMade M1 430 (9.5 degrees), with Fujikura Pro Tour Spec 83X shaft

4. Dustin Johnson, 308.6 yards

TaylorMade M1 (10.5 degrees), with Fujikura Speeder Evolution II Tour Spec 661 X

T5. Jason Kokrak, 308 yards

Callaway Great Big Bertha (9 degrees), with Fujikura Precursor Kuro 75X shaft

T5. Bubba Watson, 308 yards

Ping G (9 degrees, bent to 8.25), with Grafalloy BiMatrx Tour prototype shaft

7. Ollie Schniederjans, 306.9 yards

Callaway XR 16 (10.5 degrees), with Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana S+ 70 TX shaft

8. Hudson Swafford, 306.9 yards

TaylorMade M1 (9.5 degrees), with Aldila Rogue Silver 70 X shaft

9. Jamie Lovemark, 306.3 yards

Nike Vapor Fly Pro (9.5 degrees), with Oban Kiyoshi HB 75X shaft

10. Ryan Palmer, 305.9

TaylorMade M1 (9.5 degrees), UST Mamiya Attas Elements Prototype 6F5 (X)



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