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How PGA Tour Driving Distance Has Increased Through The Years

After years of debate over how to tackle the issue of increasing driving distances of players, there may finally be a solution in the form of the golf ball rollback plan revealed by the USGA and The R&A.

While the changes will reduce average driving distances for players at all levels, they will be particularly pronounced in the elite game, with the game’s longest hitters anticipating a reduction of between 13 and 15 yards when it comes into force in 2028, and between 9 and 11 yards for the average male elite golfer.