Stock Yardages Comparison: Brooks Koepka vs Bryson DeChambeau

Published 11/25/2021, 8:56 AM EST


We’re less than 24 hours away from the day we’ve looking forward to ever since the announcement was made. Capital Ones The Match is back with its fifth iteration, this time featuring Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau.

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Over 12 holes, they will have a golden opportunity to battle it out and put an end to their massive feud once and for all.

Golf – The 2020 Ryder Cup – Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S. – September 23, 2021 Team USA’s Brooks Koepka and Team USA’s Bryson DeChambeau during the opening ceremony REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Ahead of the big day, we’re doing everything to prep ourselves for it. And that means knowing about the strengths and weaknesses of both. So, let’s take a look at their stock yardages in comparison.

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Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka: Who hits it farther?

Koepka boasts of eight PGA Tour wins, a massive four out of which are major titles. Meanwhile, DeChambeau also has eight on his list, though with a single US Open title. However, both of them are very similar players in terms of distance.

DeChambeau’s desire for the longer shots is quite well known, following his spectacular maiden performance at the World Long Drive Championship. Koepka, too, is a power hitter and his 10.9° dynamic loft driver carries 297 yards with a 178 mph ball speed. Moreover, a 16° dynamic loft 6-iron travels a massive 201 yards with 140 mph speed. All his 2020 stats can be neatly summed up in this table-

On the other hand, DeChambeau posted a video on his YouTube account, providing an in-depth analysis of his stock yardage. Working first on 58°, 53°, and 47° wedges, he smashed them to 124, 139, and 173 yards respectively.

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His speed ranged from 105 mph to 139 mph. Meanwhile, his 9-iron went 193 yards, 7-iron to 230 yards, and he went up to 264 yards with a 4-iron.

Coming onto woods, he smashed astonishing numbers, reminding us why he is one of the best power players on the tour. His 5-wood went 306 yards, with a speed of 186mph. Finally, his prototype driver with a 7° loft went 342 yards with 202 mph ball speed.

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While these stats are just numbers, it will all depend on who plays better tomorrow. Who do you think will win?

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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