The World Long Drive Association (WLD) announced its 2019 Schedule today, featuring an increased number of televised events airing live on Golf Channel: six, as well as more than a dozen qualifiers around the world offering exemptions into the season-ending Volvik World Long Drive Championship (Aug. 30-Sept. 4). In 2018, WLD posted its most-viewed season […]
When you think of the men and women who make up World Long Drive, what do you think of? It’s a fairly straightforward question with no easy answer. That doesn’t stop people from voicing their opinion, however, with perhaps the most recognizable of them being the reigning Volvik World Long Drive Open Division champion, Maurice […]
Matt Farrell, CMO of USA Swimming, has joined Golf Channel as General Manager of Alternative Golf and Executive Director for the World Long Drive Association. Farrell is a 20-year veteran of sports and entertainment marketing spanning roles with USA Swimming, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Warner Brothers. The announcement was made today by Tom Knapp, […]
As the dust starts to settle with the 2018 Volvik World Long Drive Championship coming into focus in the rear view mirror, the World Long Drive Association begins the exercise of turning the page toward 2019. Among that process includes an updated World Long Drive rankings outlook, a reflection of competitor results over the course […]
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