Mike Austin holding fairway wood
Mike Austin holding fairway wood

English-American pro golfer and kinesiology expert Michael Hoke Austin is credited with making the longest drive.

While playing in the U.S. National Seniors Tournament in 1974, Hoke drove the ball a mind-boggling 515 yards.

PGA champion Chandler Harper, Hoke’s foursome teammate, said

This is impossible, but there is a ball over here.”