Sporting Life

The best athletes create a whole new ballgame

US golfer Bryson DeChambeau hits his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Nov 12, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
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Bryson DeChambeau is a full-time golfer, active weightlifter, part-time agitator and earnest revolutionary, who is making golf clubs wonder if they need more land and leading golfers to hitch up their sleeves to examine their seriously insufficient biceps.

Damn, what has this dude done? Tiger Woods took golf reluctantly to the weight room, but DeChambeau is leading them to another muscled land. The distance between him (344.4 yards) and the No. 2 (331.9) in the US PGA Tour's driving stats - 12.5 yards - is equivalent to the gap between No. 2 and No. 10.

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