Justin Young Long Drive Q&A | Swing Man Golf

Age:                                               23

Height:                                        6’2”

Weight:                                       265 lbs

Driver Specs:

Callaway XR 4-degree with Paderson 3x shaft, LDA 50-inches long (48” USGA)

Sponsors:

Callaway, Paderson shafts, 59 belts, Golf Pride, and Loudmouth Golf

Special Accomplishments:

2015 – Finished 5th World Long Drive Championship

2012 – Finished 6th World Long Drive Championship

What is your longest drive in competition?

445 yards

What were the conditions of the drive?

It was down wind a little bit.

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

142 mph

What lead you to choose your particular equipment specifications?

Bobby Peterson builds all my long drive equipment he knows how to maximize our capabilities.

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

I prefer a slight draw if it’s working right.

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

I don’t not use any training aids to work on swing speed or power.

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

I have a personal trainer Scotty Mabe he helps me with trying to improve my flexibility and strength.

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

I would tell them to work on hitting in the…

Read the rest of what Justin has to say about the Long Drive in the December 2015 Monthly Handicap Improver here:
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