Kings of Distance: 2015 Open Championship

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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 Open Championship:

Longest drive: Marc Leishman, 379 yards

He didn't take home the claret jug, but Leishman hit the longest drive of the week at the Old Course.

Recent leaders: Justin Thomas, 361 yards (John Deere Classic); Andres Gonzales, 365 yards (Greenbrier Classic)

Driving distance: Jason Day, 316.9 yards

Day led the field in driving distance while recording his sixth top-5 finish in a major.

Recent leaders: Robert Garrigus, 313.8 (John Deere Classic); Tony Finau, 313.9 yards (Greenbrier Classic)



Carry distance: Andrew Loupe, 313.1 yards

The next three stats were not available at the Open, so Loupe gets the win this week with a mighty 313.1 yard average at the Barbasol.

Recent leaders: Harris English, 299.8 yards (John Deere Classic); Tony Finau, 319.2 yards (Greenbrier Classic)

Clubhead speed: Charlie Beljan, 125.59 mph (Barbasol Championship)

Beljan not only led the field in Alabama, but he also has the season-long lead in this category.

Recent leaders: Jhonattan Vegas, 125.43 mph (John Deere Classic); Tony Finau, 124.20 mph (Greenbrier Classic)

Ball speed: Charlie Beljan, 184.48 mph (Barbasol Championship)

After missing two straight cuts, Beljan finished T-36 in the opposite-field event.

Recent leaders: Hudson Swafford, 178.42 mph (John Deere Classic); Bubba Watson, 183.56 mph (Greenbrier Classic)