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EPISODE 41: Are We Heading Toward 9,000-Yard Golf Courses?

Rory McIlroy led the PGA Tour in driving distance last season, averaging over 317 yards per drive. (Photo Credit: Craig Brough, Reuters)


The PostCast is back for 2018, and our first topic of conversation is an old debate that continues to resurface: Do professional golfers hit the ball too far? Do governing bodies need to limit distance to preserve layouts? Or do courses need to get longer to accommodate the powerful athletes dominating the game?

Listen below to PGA Tour insider Ron Green Jr. express why he believes it is time to do something about how far the golf ball travels.

Also included in this episode are discussions about Dustin Johnson’s Hall of Fame chances, the stunning beauty of Kapalua and predictions for this week’s Sony Open.

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