The World Long Drive Association welcomed its newest world champion on Wednesday night, as Maurice Allen (Pine Hills, Fla.) claimed his first world title courtesy of a 393-yard blast on his last ball of the championship match. In the Women’s Division, Phillis Meti (Auckland, New Zealand) captured her third world championship (2006, ’16) to cement […]
Eight men and four women tonight will be vying for the coveted championship belt and the title of the longest hitter in golf, as the 43rd Volvik World Long Drive Championship culminates under the lights and in primetime live on Golf Channel at 9 p.m. ET. Leading the field of eight remaining men in the […]
Eddie Fernandes defeated Jeff Gavin in the championship match of the Masters Division (age 45+) to claim his first-ever world championship. The 47-year-old Fernandes became emotional while accepting the championship belt afterward in paying respect to those who helped him to victory. Watch Eddie lift the belt below: Your browser does not support iframes.
The Women’s Division got underway Tuesday morning at the Volvik World Long Drive Championship, with four competitors advancing to the semifinals, which will play out live Wednesday night at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. Chloe Garner, Heather Manfredda, Phillis Meti and Emily Tubert earned enough points to advance to the quarterfinals, and subsequently each […]