Age:                                23

Height:                         5’11

Weight:                        240 pounds

Driver Specs:

4-degree loft Krank Golf F6/F7 driver with a 3x Fujikura Flywire 48-inch shaft


  • Krank Golf
  • Movement 3 Golf
  • Tornado Tees
  • 18 Greens Apparel
  • Flightscope

Special Accomplishments:

  • 2016 Northeast Shootout regional winner
  • 5th place 2016 Bluff City Shootout
  • Top 32 at the 2016 World Long Drive Championships

What is your longest drive in competition?

443 yards

What were the conditions of the drive?

Downwind 10 mph

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

146 on Trackman

What lead you to choose your particular equipment specifications?

The Fujikura shafts really support my powerful compact swing, and personally I just fell in love with the Krank drivers.

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

Slight draw or a straight ball

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

My coach Rick Silva and I work with Flightscope and Gears technology.

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

Flexibility training

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

Loose is smooth, smooth…

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

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