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I've been working on my drives for many years now, only incorporating the X-Step and Power-Grip recently back in 2009. I've read many instructional articles and watched many videos, and have played with some big-arm players picking up a few tips here and there.

My average drive is 285'-300' and pretty accurate. My longest is 340' and only happened once.

I'm 55 years old and 5' 8" tall. I am coming to the conclusion that this is maximum distance for me.

I am pretty happy with it and actually think it's pretty darn good, until I watch some young guns that toss it out there 400+, including my son who is 29 and 6' tall.

I was just curious what others are throwing for an "average" drive and whether you think 300' is a "respectable distance" for this old guy.

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You know when throwing for long distances, everyone kinda fudges the numbers they say they can throw. This is one of the reasons distance is a touchy subject. One of the other reasons is it becomes a macho thing, like your more of a man or better than the next guy because you can throw farther. But....I love that there is kind of an age component attached to this post, it gives hope that anyone can learn to throw furhter than they thought in the beginning, and do it for a long time. Thanks David


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