Jeff Gavin Long Drive Q&A | Swing Man Golf

Age:                        49

Height:                  6’4″

Weight:                 240

Driver Specs:

3 degrees

Sponsors:

Krank Golf, HOF Golf shafts Special

Accomplishments:

2014 World Long Drive – Masters Champion

What is your longest drive in competition?

456 yards

What were the conditions of the drive?

No wind. Dry. Firm grid. Denver, Colorado.

What are the fastest swing speeds you’ve recorded on a Swing Speed Radar and/or Trackman?

Trackman 152 mph

What lead you to choose your particular equipment specifications?

Feel of a shaft is huge. Then I use ball flight and ball speed as a gauge of what is working

Do you favor a particular shot shape to hit it long?

Wind direction plays a factor in that. But generally the straight ball goes the furthest.

Do you use any training aids to work on your speed and power?

No not for speed and power. I use a gym for that.

Do you do any other types of training to drive it further?

I do a general strength gym routine. Increase and decrease volume and load depending on time of year.

Is there any particular bit of advice you would give the regular amateur for him or her to hit the ball longer?

Ya. Quick and easy speed 80% swing and…

Read the rest of what Jeff has to say about the Long Drive in the July 2017 Monthly Handicap Improver here:
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