Dan Konyk Long Drive Q&A | Swing Man Golf

Age:                      39

Height:                6 feet 3 inches

Weight:               16 stone 9 (233 pounds)

Driver Specs:

4.5-degree Krank F5 with XXX-flex UST/XPHLEXX Shaft

Sponsors:

Krank, Hirzl, Golf Pride, Champ, Max Golf Protein, 5 Hour Energy, Garmin

Special Accomplishments:

  • Owner of UK Powergolf Academy
  • 3-time UK LONGDRIVE champ
  • First ever European to compete at World Championships!
  • 12 World Championship appearances (Top-10 in 2010)
  • 14 European Tour wins

What is your longest drive in competition?

449 yards in Mesquite, Nevada

What were the conditions of the drive?

Hot & down wind

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

148 mph on a Flightscope

What lead you to choose your particular equipment specifications?

Best head out there bar none

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

Big draw

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

Swing Fan, sledge hammer, broom! Swing that Broom!!!

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

I swim and do yoga

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

Improve your basic golf…

Read the rest of what Dan has to say about the Long Drive in the March 2017 Monthly Handicap Improver here:
https://www.swingmangolf.com/register.php