After it was made official last month that World Long Drive would be headed to Rochester (N.Y.) for the “ROC City Rumble” in July, the news carried added significance for Ryan Steenberg, the newest hitter to top the world rankings as No. 1 amongst the Open Division competitors. Calling Rochester home, Steenberg is exceedingly familiar […]
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.
Following an exciting conclusion to the Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill last week, World Long Drive today announced its plans to continue Rochester’s run of premier golf events this summer. The “ROC City Rumble,” (July 20-24) will be staged as part of World Long Drive’s 2019 Tour event schedule, and be among six long drive events televised live on GOLF Channel this year. The ROC City Rumble will culminate on Wednesday, July 24 from 6-8 p.m. ET, live on GOLF Channel.
With less than two weeks until the next World Long Drive Tour event – the Atlantic City Boardwalk Bash (June 3-5) – the latest update on the WLD rankings has left the Open Division No. 1 spot there for the taking.
As far as spectacle goes, the “Exchange Celebrating Service: Fort Jackson” set the bar high for future events. The soldiers who came out to watch the world’s best hitters were loud and enthusiastic. Their energy was clearly felt not only by the civilians in attendance, but also the long drive competitors themselves. “The crowd, I […]