Moe Norman was a Canadian professional golfer whose accuracy and ability to hit shot after shot perfectly straight gave him the nickname “Pipeline Moe”.
During his career, Norman won 55 tournaments in Canada.
Moe Norman died after congestive heart failure on September 4, 2004, at age 75 in Kitchener, Canada.
How far did Moe Norman hit a driver?
Moe Norman was the greatest striker of the golf ball to ever play the game.
Norman hit hundreds of 250-yard drives, one after the next, and absolutely every single one of them would fly dead straight.
At an exhibition once, Norman hit 1,540 drives in a little under seven hours. None was shorter than 225 yards, and all landed inside a marked 30-yard-wide landing zone.
Norman’s overall swing weight was E3 while using xx shafts.
In the late 50s, he won dozens of amateur tournaments in Canada, including the Canadian Amateur two years in a row. His best year as a pro was 1966, when he won five of the 12 Canadian tournaments he entered, came in second in five, finished no lower than fifth, and won the CPGA scoring average title by 2½ strokes, with 69.8.