PGA Tour Driving Distance Watch, Week 38

pgatour.jpgThe PGA Tour driving distance average jumped to 289.6 yards from 289.3 following the Texas Open.

There were 6 drives over 400 yards bringing the season total to 30, two shy of the PGA Tour high mark in 2004.

There were 18 400-yarders in 2005.

FYI, the long bombers in Texas were Scott Gutschewski (425), Bubba Dickerson (420),  Harrison Frazier (416), Charley Hoffman (411), Brandt Jobe (404 and 401).