VIDEO: Oilers prospect hits 337-yard drive at orientation camp

by Jul 7, 9:22 AM
Todd Korol / REUTERS

The Edmonton Oilers began orientation camp for their prospects this past weekend. Among activities such as being brought into the wilderness by captain Andrew Ference, they went golfing.

Hockey players tend to make pretty good golfers, and at Friday's longest drive competition it was 19-year-old center Kyle Platzer who drove the ball 337 yards for the win.

To compare that to the PGA Tour pros, Bubba Waston's average drive is 314.1 yards which leads the tour.

Bravo, Kyle.

[Courtesy NHL.com]