Kyle Berkshire is the best long driver in the world, but until recently, there was little reason to believe he could compete on the PGA Tour. In this episode of Local Knowledge, Alex Myers examines Berkshire's bold quest to make it as a touring pro, why his prowess in one sport doesn't guarantee success in another, but why the time might be right to at least give it a try.
Conventional golf wisdom has said long drive competitions and tournament golf are two entirely different disciplines. But the gap has closed in recent years, and Kyle Berkshire, the No. 1 ranked long driver in the world, is out to prove his 150 mile-an-hour swing speed would give him an advantage even over the best players in the world. In this episode of Local Knowledge, Alex Myers examines what Berkshire needs to do to make the jump from professional long drive to the PGA Tour, and why the time might be right for him to do so.