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TECH TALK
September 24, 2012
LONG AND STRONG
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September 24, 2012

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  PLAYER YARDS DRIVER SHAFT
1. BUBBA WATSON 315.3 PING G20 (7.5°) GRAFALLOY BI-MATRIX
2. JAMIE LOVEMARK 311.9 NIKE VR PRO (10.5°) UST VTS 8 X
3. CHARLIE BELJAN 311.5 CLEVELAND CLASSIC 290 (9°) MIYAZAKI B. ASHA 59 X
4. ROBERT GARRIGUS 310.3 TAYLORMADE ROCKETBALLZ (8.5°) MITSUBISHI DIAMANA KAI'LI
5. DUSTIN JOHNSON 309.9 TAYLORMADE R11S (10.5°) FUJIKURA MOTORE F1 2.0
6. RORY MCILROY 309.8 TITLEIST 913D3 (8.5°) MITSUBISHI DIAMANA PROTOTYPE 70X
7. J.B. HOLMES 309.1 CALLAWAY FT TOUR (7.5°) UST AXIV CORE TOUR GREEN 85X
8. JASON DAY 307.3 TAYLORMADE ROCKETBALLZ TOUR (9°) MATRIX OZIK TP7HD X
9. KYLE STANLEY 306.9 TITLEIST 910D3 (8.5°) MITSUBISHI DIAMANA WHITE BOARD PLUS
T-10. JASON KOKRAK 304.6 CLEVELAND LAUNCHER ULTRALITE SL290 (9°) MIYAZAKI BLACK 83X
T-10. JHONATTAN VEGAS 304.6 NIKE VR_S (9.5°) FUJIKURA MOTORE 8.2 TOUR SPEC X

LONG AND STRONG

There really is something to driving distance and success

It's no coincidence that this year's Masters champion (Bubba Watson) and the hottest player on the planet (Rory McIlroy) rank among the top six in driving distance. The two players are also proof that you don't necessarily have to find the fairway off the tee—Watson is 119th in driving accuracy, McIlroy 142nd. With the Tour Championship looming, here are the game's longest hitters along with their drivers of choice.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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