Dustin Johnson’s distance continues to grow. He finished 2016 averaging 313 off the tee, that number stands at 320 for the 2017 season.
Few players can achieve the same athletic body coil as DJ, watching him from this angle allows you to appreciate this incredible contortion. His signature position at the top maximises torque.
His premature wrist cock equips him with effortless power – he leads driving distance even though he remains 8th for club head speed.
TaylorMade sit at the top of the market for drivers and Woods, if the PGA TOUR is a barometer for popularity.
Here we see DJ and fellow PGA TOUR player, Jon Rahm, hitting balls at a demo. Rahm, who is just 22-years-old, was the number one ranked golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for 60 weeks before turning professional.
DJ must be the worst player to be paired with in a situation like this, and as you will see he comfortably handles the young Spaniard.