WATCH: England's Joe Miller wins golf's World Long Drive Championship

Miller won the title for a second time, with a 423-yard drive

BY Daniel Kelly 09:20 Thursday 13 October 2016, 9:20 13 Oct 2016

The 2016 World Champion Joe Miller. Picture by: World Long Drive/ Twitter

On last season's PGA Tour, Justin Thomas hit a 414-yard drive at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. It was the longest drive of the year. Only seven players went 400-yards or longer off the tee.

JB Holmes led the standings for the longest average drive last season. The Kentucky golfer averaged 314.5-yards. Another 26 players averaged 300-yards or more.

All of those players, pale into comparison, to what happens at the World Lond Drive Championships. The 2016 Final took place on Wednesday night in Oklahoma and saw the winner hit a 423-yard drive to win the title.

Joe Miller, twice went over 435-yards on the way to winning his second title. He first won the Championship belt in 2010.

While Miller rarely plays golf, and just focuses on driving, if he could practice his chipping and putting, it would be fascinating to see him compete against the game's elite. 


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