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Quite the Lashes

Of all tournaments measured on the PGA Tour since 1997, last week's British Open yielded the longest average driving distance by players who made the cut. Here are the top averages over that period. --Sal Johnson

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AVG. YARDS

2005 British Open

315.7

2004 Reno-Tahoe Open

308.9

2003 NEC Invitational

305.3

2003 Reno-Tahoe Open

304.8

2003 American Express

303.4

2002 Bell Canadian Open

302.8