PGA Tour Driving Distance Watch, Vol. 8

pgatour.jpgLooks like the boys are back in the weight room (well maybe not David Duval), as the PGA Tour driving distance average jumped nearly two yards last week, to 287.8 yards following the WGC Match Play and Tucson.

39 drives were added to the 350 and over club, bringing the season tally to 532. There were no 400 yarders last week, so the season total remains stuck on 15 (4 shy of last year's total).

And even though I don't really know what to make of the percentage of drives over 300 stat (without past comparisons), right now, the PGA Tour average is 27.2% of drives finishing over 300 yards.