Bryson Dishambo (USA), considered the best long hitter on the PGA Tour, left a strong impression with his unique ‘extra long hit’ in the Ryder Cup against Europe.
On the first day of the 43rd Ryder Cup golf tournament held at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin, USA on the 25th (Korea time), on the 25th (Korea time), De Chambo and Scotty Schaeffler played a four-ball match with Jon Lam (Spain) and Tyrell Hatton (England). He hit a driver’s tee shot at 417 yards from the burn hole.
The 5th hole is a par 5 hole that curves to the right along a large lake.
The other players tee shot towards the fairway at about the bend point, but Dechambeau was different.
As if looking straight ahead in the direction of the pin, he turned to the right and swung it with all his might, and the ball flew past the water and the bunker in front of it and landed in the center of the fairway with few greens left.
On the tournament website’s shot tracker, Dishampo’s tee shot was recorded at 417 yards.
Lahm hit 336 yards, Schaeffler 305 yards, Hatton’s tee shot 295 yards.
De Chambeau, who played 100 yards further than the other players, left only 72 yards to the hole.
The Dishampo-Schaeffler group, who had been pushed by giving up the 4th hole (par 4), took the 5th hole with a wonderful eagle that made use of Dishampo’s talent to balance it out.
“I didn’t want to keep the par,” DiChambo said of the 5th hole.
“I was aiming for the green and flew it,” he explained.
“It’s amazing to be able to hit that shot in competition,” said Schaeffler, who watched this shot with the same team.
De Chambeau, who majored in physics at university and applied scientific theories to swing and equipment, was called a ‘scientist in the field’.
He was ranked 34th on the tour with an average driver distance of 302.5 yards in the 2018-2019 season, but was reborn as a representative long hitter by ranking first with an average of 322.1 yards in the 2019-2020 season and 323.7 yards in the 2020-2021 season.
Ahead of this competition, the gritty relationship with Brooks Kepka, who became a member of the same team, was further highlighted, and from the practice round, the ‘long shot show’ drew cheers from fans.
He climbed the tee box on the 1st hole (par 4), posed for the ball to be sent with a driver, and hit an exciting shot from 364 yards.
He showed ‘showmanship’ with a ceremony that seemed to mimic the legend of the American professional baseball major league Babe Ruth, and he delighted the fans with his unique long hit in this game.