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 Zurich Classic:
Longest drive: Martin Flores, 400 yards
Flores missed his eighth cut of the season in New Orleans, and his fourth in the last five starts.
Recent leaders: James Hahn, 370 yards (RBC Heritage); Jason Day, 345 yards (The Masters); J.J. Henry, 391 yards (Shell Houston Open)
Driving distance: Jason Day, 314.0 yards
The Aussie finished T-4 at the Zurich for his fourth top-10 of the season. Day ranks fourth in driving distance, seventh in greens in regulation and first in birdie average.
Recent leaders: Justin Thomas, 296.4 yards (RBC Heritage); Dustin Johnson, 315.5 yards (The Masters); J.B. Holmes, 312.4 yards (Shell Houston Open)
Carry distance: Dustin Johnson, 306.4 yards
It wouldn't be a Kings of Distance post without an appearance from DJ. While he had a rare finish outside the top 10, Johnson still blasted some monster drives. It's no surprise he leads in the Tour in driving distance.
Recent leaders: Jason Kokrak, 303.1 yards (RBC Heritage); J.B. Holmes, 305.9 yards (Shell Houston Open); Tony Finau, 334.8 yards (Valero Texas Open)
Clubhead speed: Jhonattan Vegas, 123.31 mph
Vegas averages nearly 300 yards off the tee, but he's been held back by the flatstick. He's only recorded one top-25 finish in 15 events this season.
Recent leaders: Charlie Beljan, 123.39 mph (RBC Heritage); Tony Finau, 127.4 mph (Shell Houston Open); Dustin Johnson, 124.17 mph (Valero Texas Open)
Ball speed: Dustin Johnson, 181.14 mph
The Tour leader in driving distance has a win (Doral) and four other top-10s this season.
Recent leaders: Charlie Beljan, 181.07 mph (RBC Heritage); Tony Finau, 182.41 mph (Shell Houston Open); Dustin Johnson, 184.39 mph (Valero Texas Open)