Kings of Distance: 2015 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

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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 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Longest drive: Bernd Wiesberger, 428 yards

Surprisingly the longest drive of the week did not come from Bubba Watson or Dustin Johnson. The honor went to Wiesberger, who finished T-25 at Firestone.

Recent leaders: Jason Kokrak and Ollie Schniederjans, 360 yards (Quicken Loans National); Charley Hoffman, 397 yards (RBC Canadian Open)

Driving distance: Bubba Watson, 362.1 yards

Watson bashed his way around Akron and nearly came away with the trophy as he finished two strokes behind Shane Lowry. Dustin Johnson leads the Tour with a season average of 319 yards.

Recent leaders: Jason Kokrak, 319 yards (Quicken Loans National); Bubba Watson, 339.5 yards (RBC Canadian Open)



Carry distance: Bubba Watson, 303.8 yards

Coming off a missed cut at St. Andrews, Watson has now recorded back-to-back second-place finishes. He won earlier this season in China and at the Travelers.

Recent leaders: Jason Kokrak, 317.1 yards (Quicken Loans National); Bubba Watson, 320.6 yards (RBC Canadian Open)

Clubhead speed: Bubba Watson, 123.63 mph

Watson finished at the top of another category, but he still hasn't caught Charlie Beljan, who leads this season with 124.12 mph.

Recent leaders: Tony Finau, 124.08 mph (Quicken Loans National); Brooks Koepka, 126.72 mph (RBC Canadian Open)

Ball speed: Bubba Watson, 185.58 mph

Watson nearly swept all of the categories this week, and he also leads this season in ball speed with an average of 184.57 mph.

Recent leaders: Ollie Schniederjans, 183.17 mph (Quicken Loans National); Bubba Watson, 187.18 mph (RBC Canadian Open)