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Dustin Johnson’s Longest Drive Ever

A view from behind the tee box as Dustin Johnson makes contact with a golf ball while hitting driver. Johnson is wearing a royal light blue polo shirt, white pants and a white hat.

Dustin Johnson dominated this past weekend at the 2019 WGC-Mexico. Since joining the PGA Tour over a decade ago, DJ has been known predominantly for his big tee shots. This got us asking, what is Dustin Johnson’s Longest Drive Ever?

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Dustin Johnson’s Longest Drive Ever

Dustin Johnson;s longest drive ever is 463 yards. It is the longest drive on the PGA Tour since 2010 (As of February 2019). DJ’s personal long drive on tour came at the 2011 Deutsche Bank Championship.

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We couldn’t locate the 463 yards bomb from the 2011 Deutsche Bank Championship, but this ought to give you an idea of what it looked like!

As per our requirement of mentioning Tiger Woods in every post, Tiger’s longest drive ever was 492 yards. We mention this because Tiger longest drive came in 2002 while DJ’s in 2011.

Technology had come a long way in golf during those 10 years. It’s always worth noting just how insane some of the feats Tiger was accomplishing back in the day!

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2011 Deutsche Bank Championship

The 2011 Deutsche Bank Championship was held at TPC Boston. Webb Simpson won the event in a sudden-death playoff against Chez Reavie. Both finished the tournament 15-under through 72 holes. Simpson defeated Reavie with a birdie on the 2nd hole (Hole #17) of the playoff.

D .Johnson being interviewed at the 2011 Duetsche Bank Championship
D .Johnson being interviewed at the 2011 Deutsche Bank Championship

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Though Johnson hit his longest drive ever, he did not fare too well in this particular event. He finished 3-under for the tournament while shooting and final round 75 (4-over).


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