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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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 […]
The Masters Division (age 45+) competition kicked off on Monday at the Volvik World Long Drive Championship, though inclement weather forced the competition into Tuesday morning. Following significant weather delays, Eddie Fernandes and Jeff Gavin ultimately were able to separate themselves from the pack. They’ll meet in the Masters Division championship match live on Golf […]
The initial field of 96 competitors in the Open Division narrowed to 16 on Sunday afternoon at the Volvik World Long Drive Championship, with the competitors advancing to Tuesday night’s Round of 16 now finalized, which will air live on Golf Channel at 9 p.m. ET. Among the 16 men are six of the top-10 […]
Surprises reigned supreme at the Volvik World Long Drive Championship on Saturday, as the preliminary round of the Open Division wrapped up with multiple top competitors headed home. Chief among them was World No. 1 and defending champion Justin James, along with No. 8, Paul Howell, who both failed to advance out of their respective […]