roadkill wrote:I believe you're right in that most people tend to exaggerate the distance they can throw.
I think people who have reached or overdriven a 400' hole will say they can throw 400. However the hole may have been downhill, wind aided or just a fluke throw.
The distance a person can throw to me is the distance a person can throw on a level open field without significant wind present.
And of course there's often a huge difference between all out distance and on the course distance. Some people only have 350 on the course, but allow them to do a 360spin on an open field and they may show you 425 or better.
I'd say the average golfer throws between 260-325. Tourney players average 300-380. Top pros average 420-460. And there are probably about 7-12 individuals in the world who can consistently throw over 500 without serious tailwind.
twmccoy wrote:Well, there are many people around here who can throw 400' or better on flat ground with no wind consistently. I
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