Age:                              29

Height:                        6’3″

Weight:                       220 pounds

Driver Specs:

Callaway XR 5-degree /Paderson shaft XXX


Callaway/Paderson/Tornado Tee

Special Accomplishments:

  • 1st 2014 Rockwell Championship
  • 1st 2015 East Coast Classic
  • 1st 2015 Bluff City Shootout
  • 3rd 2013 World Long Drive Championship
  • 3rd 2015 World Long Drive Championship

What is your longest drive in competition?

469 yards in the 2014 World Long Drive Championship

What were the conditions of the drive?


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

Swing speed 153 on Trackman
Ball speed 224

What lead you to choose your particular equipment specifications?

I love Callaway and Paderson shafts. Both companies make superior equipment and the people who work for/ run these companies are amazing. I really appreciate all they do for me.

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

hahaha I prefer whichever shot shape is going to win but I usually hit a fade. If my ball ever turns left that was completely accidental because I really don’t know how to do that on purpose haha

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

No, but I reserve the right to do so in the future.

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

I lift weights on a daily basis. It is important for me both as a golfer and as a firefighter.

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

Don’t over swing. Really focus on getting a solid smash factor and good ball flight. It doesn’t matter how hard…

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

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