What is the average drive on the PGA Tour?
I’d estimate the average tour player will hit their basic solid drive between 295-310 under neutral conditions. But you also have to add in the slight mishits, the rainy days, and the balls that land in the rough.
How far does the average PGA Tour player hit the ball?
Most golfers think that the guys on the PGA Tour hit the ball incredibly long. And I suppose they hit it relatively far, but nearly the distances that the public thinks. I think the average student that I ask tells me that a tour player hits a 6 iron 220 yards.
How much extra yardage can a PGA Tour player really squeeze out?
Check out the actual averages from the PGA Tour for the entire year: Now this is not to say that a tour player can’t ramp it up another gear if they felt like showing off. I’m sure most of them can squeeze out 10 extra yards on every club on this chart. But mostly, when playing for the money, they don’t.
What is the average swing speed of a PGA Tour player?
Since 2007, the PGA TOUR has been tracking golf swing speeds of all of its players, also using Trackman®. As of the end of the 2019-2020 PGA TOUR season, the tour average runs about 114.1 mph and they hit about 296.4 yards/drive, which means their driving efficiency is about 2.60 yards/drive.