PGA Tour Driving Distance Watch, Week 21

pgatour.jpgI caught about 10 minutes of Saturday's FedEx St. Jude Danny Thomas whatever it's called. What was with all the spectators dressed as grassy mounds? (My apologies to the late great Chick Hearn.)

Anyway, the PGA Tour driving distance average rose to 289.5 yards after Memphis, up from 289.2 following last week's Colonial.

There were 24 350-or-longer drives, with the season total now at 944. There were 2,059 last year.

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