Although still at the top of the PGA Tour in terms of driver ability, in another arena, DeChambeau is being closely chased by a world ranked 295 golfer.
At 337.8 yards, Bryson DeChambeau is currently leading the PGA Tour in terms of serving distance this season. The Masters last weekend, DeChambeau was still in form, swinging his driver averaging 324.4 yards. Meanwhile at the European Tour, the best golfer was Wilco Nienaber, with a peak of 336.89 yards.
On November 20, at the same time RSM Classic opened on Sea Island Stadium in Georgia, the old continent’s tournament system also started the Joburg Open event in South Africa. When Wilco Nienaber reached the 597-yard 4-par 5 hole, the 20-year-old golfer’s kick exceeded his own average and DeChambeau’s average distance by over 100 yards, to be exact 439 yards from the white tee. Randpark Golf Club. Even Nienaber’s batting was 16 yards longer with the longest-hit PGA Tour player recorded for the 2020-2021 season, Connor Syme with 423 yards at the US Open in September.
If the ball did not hit the left rough, Nienaber’s driver could have broken the European Tour record set by Nicolas Colsaert, with 447 yards in 2014. After the first round of the Joburg Open, Nienaber kept the top of the group with the round. 63 strokes (-8).
Thanks to weight gain and hard work out, Bryson DeChambeau created an impressive advantage in his ability to hit drivers. However, the “golfer” has issued warnings to players who are intending to act this way.