Tuesday afternoon’s Round of 16 at the Atlantic City Boardwalk Bash quickly turned from “hit it as far as you can” to “just make sure you eclipse the 300-yard threshold” after conditions left the competitors facing high winds directly into their face.
On Monday, eight men advanced from the Round of 16 at the Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun to take part in Tuesday’s live telecast (4 p.m. ET) on Golf Channel. Among the eight in the Open Division are six hitters ranked in the top-10 in the World Long Drive rankings: Justin James (No. 1), Maurice […]
Sunday’s preliminary round of the Open Division at the Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun by and large was void of surprise, as nine of the top-10 men in the World Long Drive rankings cruised through to Monday’s Round of 32. World No. 10 Jeff Gavin was unable to make it through Sunday’s preliminary round, and […]
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 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 […]