Each week on GolfChannel.com, 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 Greenbrier Classic:
Longest drive: Andres Gonzales, 365 yards
Surprisingly, it was Gonzales, and not Greenbrier resident Bubba Watson, who had the longest drive of the week on his way to a T-37 finish.
Driving distance: Tony Finau, 313.9 yards
Finau not only lead the field in average driving distance, but he also recorded his sixth straight top-25 finish.
Recent leaders: Bubba Watson, 318.5 yards (Travelers Championship); Jason Kokrak, 325.5 yards (FedEx St. Jude Classic)
Carry distance: Tony Finau, 319.2 yards yards
Finau also finished as the leader in this category on his way to a T-13 finish.
Recent leaders: Seung-Yul Noh and Gary Woodland, 292.2 yards (Travelers Championship); Patrick Rodgers, 312.8 yards (FedEx St. Jude Classic)
Clubhead speed: Tony Finau, 124.20 mph
Chalk up another win for Finau, who shares the overall lead this season with Charlie Beljan at 123.94 mph.
Recent leaders: Bubba Watson 125.81 mph (Travelers Championship), Brooks Koepka, 123.90 mph (FedEx St. Jude Classic)
Ball speed: Bubba Watson, 183.56 mph
Watson leads this category for the second straight week, and he also leads the Tour in ball speed at 184.21 mph.
Recent leaders: Bubba Watson, 186.53 mph (Travelers Championship); Charlie Beljan, 183.91 mph (FedEx St. Jude)