After taking a self imposed six month break South Carolina’s Dustin Johnson has made a 2015 comeback that is shaping up to be rather impressive, including a win at the WGC-Cadillac Championship and a great showing at Chambers Bay in the 2015 US Open. The famously long drive is back too – Johnson has ranked inside the top five in driving distance stats for each of his five years on the PGA Tour – and obviously the Dustin Johnson golf swing is a large part of that. But what is it about the move that produces such consistent distance?
The Dustin Johnson Golf Swing in Slow Motion
At 6’4″ Johnson has the perfect build to produce a strong swing with plenty of power and he does so consistently. Here Johnson himself breaks down what he believes are the keys to his swing and the on course adjustments he makes when necessary:
What does Sir Nick Faldo think of the Dustin Johnson swing? Here’s his take.
And finally here’s a rather fascinating look at the science behind Johnson’s long drives from ESPN’s Sports Science series: