Age:                              31
Height:                       6 4″

Driver Specs:

3* XX Fuji JM shaft


  • Callaway
  • BMW Tomintoul
  • Flightscope
  • Perry Ellis

Special Accomplishments:

  • 2010 World Long Drive Champion
  • Over 30 European wins
  • Haven’t lost in Europe for 3 years straight (19 wins in a row)

What is your longest drive in competition?

474 yards

What were the conditions of the drive?

Into the wind, uphill, minus 10 degrees 😉

What lead you to choose your particular equipment specifications?

Pure feel, and the lowest loft possible

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

Dead straight

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

156 mph FlightScope
153 mph Trackman

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


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

Bodybuilding, strength training, power lifting

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

First would be to hit the gym hard and get your diet on point to build muscle and strength.

Second would be to start…

Read the rest of what Joe has to say about the Long Drive in the May 2016 Monthly Handicap Improver here:

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How to increase golf swing Speed Golf Swing Speed Pro Pablo Martin

"Jaacob's work is great. It's pretty straight forward. There are no magical tricks and it doesn't mess with your golf swing. If you follow his advices, you will drive it further."

Pablo Martin, 3-Time European Tour Winner, Increased Max Swing Speed from 119 mph to 128 mph


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"Working with Jaacob's swing speed training programs I increased my speed by 12 miles per hour in one month. The game is a lot more fun with the driving distances I'm hitting them. Now I'm reaching greens in two more often. Swing speed training really works."

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Premier Member increased Golf Swing Speed to 130 Mph

"When I first started the swing speed training I was very skeptical it would do anything for me because I was already swinging at speeds close to 130 mph. But I wanted to get to the next level and be able to compete in Long Drive Events. So I gave it a try. I gained 13 mph in just one month of the basic swing speed training."

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