Kings of Distance: 2015 Barclays


Each week on, we’ll take a detailed look at the players who pounded the farthest and fastest drives on the PGA Tour. Here are the five most important distance-related stats from the 2015 Barclays.

Longest drive: Daniel Berger, 390 yards

While Berger missed the cut, he led this category for the first time since the Wells Fargo Championship.

Recent leaders: Paul Casey and Steve Wheatcroft, 359 yards (Wyndham Championship); Bubba Watson, 402 yards (PGA Championship)

Driving distance: Bubba Watson, 331.5 yards

Watson used an aggressive approach off the tee to finish third at the first playoff event. It marks the fifth time this season he's led this category.

Recent leaders: Brooks Koepka, 317.1 yards (Wyndham Championship); Dustin Johnson, 311.3 yards (PGA Championship)

Carry distance: Dustin Johnson, 315.3 yards

Johnson finished T-9 and also leads this category for the season at 307.1 yards.

Recent leaders: Brooks Koepka, 310.3 yards (Wyndham Championship); Bubba Watson, 303.8 yards (WGC-Bridgestone Invitational)

Clubhead speed: Bubba Watson, 124.34 mph

Watson has been a regular in this category all season. He also led at Firestone, Travelers, Doral and Kapalua.

Recent leaders: Brooks Koepka, 124.06 mph (Wyndham Championship); Bubba Watson, 123.63 mph (WGC-Bridgestone Invitational); Tony Finau, 124.08 mph (Quicken Loans National)

Ball speed: Bubba Watson, 184.56 mph

No surprise, it's Watson again. He continues to lead the Tour at 184.75 mph.

Recent leaders: Brooks Koepka, 182.37 mph (Wyndham Championship); Bubba Watson, 185.58 (WGC-Bridgestone Invitational); Ollie Schniederjans, 183.17 mph (Quicken Loans National)