John Daly © Golffile | Scott halleran Bryson DeChambeau has led the PGA Tour in the distance statistic with
John Daly © Golffile | Scott halleran
Bryson DeChambeau has led the PGA Tour in the distance statistic with the driver each of the last two seasons. But a player who commanded that category years ago is convinced that he could comfortably surpass the Californian golfer. It is none other than the eccentric John Daly, which topped this ranking between 1995 and 2002 with a maximum average of 306.8 yards from the tee.
Although his average is significantly lower than Bryson’s (who averaged 322.1 and 323.7 yards the past two years), Daly, a two-major winner, believes his cap would be higher than Bryson’s. DeChambeau if he were using modern equipment and, in particular, a modern golf ball like the ones used by the ‘scientist’.
During an interview on the podcast Full Send, John Daly he insisted that he could surpass DeChambeau “By far” and added that he is “the most upright puncher that ever lived.” His numbers, he insisted, would be much higher if he hadn’t been using a balata-covered golf ball in his prime on the course.
I glanced at the monitor on the Masters last year and (DeChambeau) I was hitting him with a ball speed of about 200 or 205 miles per hour, “he said. Daly. “I remember that Nick Faldo I was looking at it too and I was like ‘Nick, I was at 220 miles per hour’, and that’s with the b
«The current golf ball is very easy. It goes straight. Try to hit a bullet ball … Tiger I would agree. Without disrespecting all the boys, but I would like to see them with a balata ball before Bubba watson or any of the largest today, “he concluded Daly. Bravado of the good of John or reality? The truth is that it will be difficult to verify it …