Age:                        29
Height:                 182 cm, 5’11”

Driver Specs:

Tour Edge XJ1 and Ex10 drivers with Reve Shafts at 47”


  • Volvik USA
  • Reve Shafts
  • Tour Edge

Special Accomplishments:

  • 2017 World Long Drive Championship – Semi Finalist
  • 2017 Mile High Showdown – Runner-Up
  • 2017 Clash in the Canyon – Runner-Up
  • 2016 World Long Drive Championship – Champion
  • 2008 World Long Drive Championship – Runner-Up
  • 2007 World Long Drive Championship – Runner-Up
  • 2006 World Long Drive Championship – Champion

What is your longest drive in competition?

406 yards in Denver, Colorado

What were the conditions of the drive?

Still, calm, sunny day

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

Fastest head speed:

127 mph
Fastest ball speed: 190 mph

What lead you to choose your particular equipment specifications?

I have a really experienced team that know my swing and the sport of Long Drive well – working together, we come up with the most suitable clubs for me to hit.

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

My eye seems to like the look of a draw so I try to play them all the time.

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

I do a lot of band work to help me with drills.

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

Like a lot of the other hitters, gym work plays a big role in being able to hit it further and reduce any risks of injury.

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

Driving the ball is the best part of the game…

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

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