Mike Austin holds the world record for the longest drive in professional play, driving 515 yards at the Winterwood Golf Course in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1974, blasting it 65 yards past the flag on the par-4 fifth.
His golf swing, known as The Mike Austin Swing, is practiced and taught by current golf professionals.
Which driver is longest?
Fitter comments: The longest (and perhaps the best) Mizuno driver ever can be played by just about anyone who demands a combination of impressive ball speed and solid forgiveness.
What golf club driver is the longest?
The driver has seen many forms from square heads to large club heads. The best driver for long drives is the Callaway XR 16 Driver and this exact driver was used for the longest drive world record. Joe Miller hit a staggering 423 yards using this driver to claim the record.
What is the longest hitting driver for 2018?
This video discusses the longest driver of 2018. We have club reviewed numerous drivers this year from Callaway, Taylormade, Mizuno, Cobra, Titleist, PXG, Wilson and the Krank. And now its come down to the final between Krank, Titleist TS3, Mizuno ST, Callaway Rogue and Taylormade M3.
How long should a driver last?
If it is from a reputable manufacturer, then it should last for at least five years under reasonably heavy use. This means playing 30 to 40 rounds of golf a year and going to the driving range about once a week.