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Dustin Johnson flushes longest drive on PGA Tour since 2013

It's still about 60 yards short of the PGA Tour record held by Tiger Woods.
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PGA Tour players are fully capable of smashing a golf ball 300+ yards, but it's not all that common for a pro to flush one 400+ yards. Unless you're Dustin Johnson. 

The longest drive of the 2017 season was whacked Thursday by Johnson on the Par 5, 661-yard 16th hole at the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. 

At 439 yards, it's the longest drive on the PGA Tour since 2013. 

Johnson now has five of the 17 drives of 400+ yards this season on Tour. 

Here are the longest drives from each season since Tiger Woods smashed the longest drive in PGA Tour history in 2002 (498 yards, downhill and downwind in Hawaii). 

2016: Justin Thomas, 414 yards

2015: Bernd Wiesberger, 428 yards

2014: Bubba Watson, 424 yards

2013: Phil Mickelson, 450 yards

2012: Gary Woodland, 450 yards

2011: Dustin Johnson, 463

2010: Steve Stricker, 424 yards

2009: Charley Hoffman, 467 yards

2008: Bob Heintz, 435 yards

2007: Brett Wetterich, 437 yards

2006: Jason Gore, 427 yards

2005: D.A. Points, 442 yards

2004: Davis Love III, 476 yards

2003: Jeff Sluman, 473 yards

2002: Tiger Woods, 498 yards

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