Phillis Meti of New Zealand breaks women's long drive world record
The record-breaking trend continues this week as Phillis Meti of New Zealand broke the world record for women's long drives on Wednesday.
Meti, the defending champion of the World Long Drive competition, hit a 406 yard-long drive in Denver.
New Women's Long Drive Record! Phillis Meti with a 406 yard drive in the semifinals of the #MileHighShowdown pic.twitter.com/7yfVv4BBOG— World Long Drive (@WorldLongDrive) July 26, 2017
Meti's drive took off then hit a sprinkler at about the 330 yard line, bouncing it ahead past the 400 yard mark.
NEW WORLD RECORD! @PhillisMeti just went 406 thanks to one of the greatest kicks you'll ever see. #WorldLongDrive pic.twitter.com/BQuD1969i1— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) July 26, 2017
Her celebration after the ball landed was pretty fitting, too.