WATCH: Bubba Watson Hits An Iron 366 Yards

Yes, it may have been downhill... but this was a seriously impressive hit from Bubba

bubba watson hits

Yes, it may have been downhill... but this was a seriously impressive hit from Bubba

WATCH: Bubba Watson Hits An Iron 366 Yards

Austin Country Club, venue for this week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, is a tour-stop where we see a number of massive hits from the world's best.

For example, the par-5 12th hole regularly sees drives of over 400 yards thanks to its downhill gradient.

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But here's Bubba Watson surely hitting one of the longest recorded iron shots on the PGA Tour.

Bubba stepped up to the ninth tee and carried it almost 300 yards and the ball fed down perfectly... eventually ending up 366 yards down the fairway. Incredible.

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Watch the shot below:

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He had just 86 yards left into the 490 yard par 4. That's Bubba golf!

Austin Texas is around 150 metres above sea level so the ball does go far. London is 35 metres above sea level, whilst Mexico City, which hosted the WGC-Mexico Championship recently, has an altitude of 2,250 metres.

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Bubba Watson beat Marc Leishman on day two, having beaten Branden Grace in the opening round.

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Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


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Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

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Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x