Kings of Distance: 2015 Wyndham Championship


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 Wyndham Championship.

Longest drive: Paul Casey and Steve Wheatcroft, 359 yards

This week marks the second time this year Casey has hit the furthest drive of the week. Casey posted his third top-3 finish of the season, while Wheatcroft missed the cut.

Recent leaders: Bubba Watson, 402 yards (PGA Championship); Bernd Wiesberger, 428 yards (WGC-Bridgestone Invitational)

Driving distance: Brooks Koepka, 317.1 yards

Koepka is seventh on Tour in average driving distance at 309.5 yards. Dustin Johnson continues to lead at 318.5 yards.

Recent leaders: Dustin Johnson, 311.3 yards (PGA Championship); Bubba Watson, 362.1 yards (WGC-Bridgestone Invitational)

Carry distance: Brooks Koepka, 310.3 yards

Koepka's long driving helped him hit 87.5 percent of his greens at Sedgefield en route to a T-6 finish. Dustin Johnson also leads this category at 307.1 yards.

Recent leaders: Bubba Watson, 303.8 yards (WGC-Bridgestone Invitational); Jason Kokrak, 317.1 yards (Quicken Loans National)

Clubhead speed: Brooks Koepka, 124.06 mph

Koepka's clubhead speed proved one-hundredth of a mile-per-hour faster than Tony's Finau Tour-leading average of 124.05 mph.

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

Ball speed: Brooks Koepka, 182.37 mph

And, just like in the last three metrics, Koepka led here. Bubba Watson continues to lead the Tour at 184.75 mph.

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