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


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:

Back to Blog

Ask Jaacob A Question Or Leave A Comment!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

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


Swing Man Golf Premier Member Gary S

"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."

Gary S, Premier Member


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."

24 Years Old, Premier Member