The longest drive ever recorded by Tiger Woods during official competition was 425 yards. The shot occurred during the 2008 Mercedes Championship at Kapalua Resort in Hawaii.Continue Reading
The 18th hole at Kapalua Resort, where Tiger's longest drive occurred, is known for giving up long drives. The 663 yard par 5 features a long downhill slope that allows tee shots to roll for hundreds of yards after landing. Players often set personal drive-distance records on this hole, particularly when helped by a tailwind.
In 2004, Davis Love III hit a drive of 476 yards on the 18th at Kapalua, giving him the second-longest tee shot ever recorded in PGA golf.Learn more about Golf
As of 2015, the top active PGA money leaders are Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk and Ernie Els, according to information provided by ESPN. With at least $109,612,414 in earnings as of January 2015, Woods is the first $100 million golfer in PGA history.Full Answer >
Players at the top of the PGA golf tour for career earnings are Tiger Woods at number one and Phil Mickelson at number two, as of June 2015. In third and fourth place are Vijay Singh and Jim Furyk.Full Answer >
In a golf club set, drivers or woods and the 2 and 3 iron clubs have very small lofts and high numbered irons and pitching wedges have very significant lofts. The loft of a golf club is the angle of the face of the club in relation to the shaft. The higher the loft on club the higher the trajectory of the ball once it is hit.Full Answer >
The loft of most 7 woods fall between 21 and 23 degrees. The loft of a 7 wood is between that of a 3 iron and a 4 iron.Full Answer >