John Daly FIRES SHOTS At Bryson DeChambeau Over His Driving Distance On PGA Tour
The driving distance this season on the TOUR is yards, meaning DeChambeau is beating the by yards. That’s the 20th-largest single-season difference, just behind Tiger Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Bryson DeChambeau gave himself CONCUSSION in swing speed pursuit
Cliff Hawkins Bryson DeChambeau is absolutely smashing the ball this year. Or is he? Any pro or amateur with access to a launch monitor should pay attention to the smash factor number as it can help reveal, when taken in conjunction with actual ball speed, launch angle and spin numbers, which club the golfer is hitting better.
A smash factor of 1. DeChambeau, by comparison, is at 1. Further, he is the only player of the measured that has yet to reach a smash factor of 1. After all, DeChambeau leads the tour in ball speed Combined, that might explain why nine of the top 11 players on the smash factor ranking are 94th or worse in driving distance, including Villegas who ranks rd in driving distance.
For everyday players, a good rule of thumb is that anything over 1. On the PGA Tour the current average is 1. As for DeChambeau, if he could somehow unlock the ability to even get to the tour average in smash factor, his ball speed—at his current swing speed—would jump to That would translate into a distance gain of between 10 and 15 yards, bringing his distance average past yards and possibly threatening yards.