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    Even though Jamie Sadlowski’s dominant reign on the World Long Drive circuit all occurred before turning 30-years-old, the mark he left on the sport remains large. Sadlowski didn’t match the traditional frame of a long driver that fans are accustomed to seeing when watching on TV.
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    Stacey Shinnick’s foray into the world of long drive happened purely by happenstance. No one in Shinnick’s family had ever played golf, and when she decided to pick up a club for the first time, she was in her late 20s.
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    THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Tuesday night’s clash between two past champions in the Masters Division saw Jeff Crittenden (Greensboro, N.C.) claim his second world championship title belt in three years, taking down defending world champion Eddie Fernandes (Winter Garden, Fla.) with a 388-yard blast on the final ball of the night. “This feels better than the first one,” said Crittenden.
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    The field of eight is set for the Open Division at the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital. Hitters produced great numbers and many of the sets were very close throughout the day, making this one of the most competitive events this season.
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    2018 World Long Drive champion Maurice Allen is attempting to become the first repeat winner in the Open Division since Jamie Sadlowski (2008-’09), after advancing on Sunday afternoon to the Round of 32. “Nobody has gone back to back since Sadlowski, so it’s been 10 years.
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    The two most-recent Masters Division world champions: Eddie Fernandes (2018) and Jeff Crittenden (2017), will meet in tonight’s Masters Division championship match live on Golf Channel. Fernandes, who was battling some pain in his left arm, also competed in the Open Division.
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    The preliminary round of the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital is in the books and the field put on a great show.The morning wave had to deal with the moisture and dew on the ground and very little wind, but that didn’t have any effect on guys like world No. 1 ranked Kyle Berkshire, who advanced with the longest drive (394 yards) of the morning wave.The afternoon groups saw drier conditions and a slight helping wind. With that, the numbers went up and last month’s ROC City Rumble runner-up Martin Borgmeier set the tone with a clean sweep, winning each of his four respective sets.
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    “When I started out, I didn’t really know what to expect, and I didn’t know anybody,” said Fister of his long drive initiation. “It really wasn’t easy to make friends because the higher-level people looked at you as though you [had] to prove yourself first.”
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    When it comes to long drive champions, Jason Zuback’s name is at the top of the list, right next to Sandra Carlborg (Women’s Division). Over the course of his career, Zuback won a total of five long drive titles, with four of those coming in succession between 1996 and 1999.
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