PGA Tour Driving Distance Watch, Week 20

pgatour.jpgGreat to see how Tim Herron's workout program let him average 308.6 en route to his win at Colonial.

On that sarcastic note, the PGA Tour driving distance average rose to 289.2 yards after Colonial, up half a yard from 288.7 following last week's Byron Nelson Classic. It also marks the first time that the Tour average has ever crossed the 289 barrier (and it's only May!).

Oh, and at Colonial there were 34 350-or-longer drives, with the season total now at 920. There were 2,059 last year.

And in case you are a new reader wondering why I'm following this, here's an explanation