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2018 ALD™ World Champion – Corey Culver – USA

Drive For Show!

2018 ALD™ Open Division Champion – Ryan Thiele – USA

How far do your really hit it?

2017 ALD™ World Champion – Mark Lawrence – USA

2019 Latino Americano Champion

Mickey Jarrell – USA

Ricardo "The Brazilian Bull" Battistini

Joaquin Fabeiro - Argentina

Luis Munose De Cote - Mexico

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All Abilities – All Ages – Youth to Super Senior

Upcoming Events!

Mayhem In Murrels Inlet

The first Coastal Carolinas League event returns the first venue of ALD™ competition (July 2017)  ....TPC Myrtle Beach. Sunday March 10, 3 PM See the full schedule HERE

O-Town Throw Down

A North Florida League event held indoors at Tomko's Tavern in Orlando

Battle In Bolivia

The third event of the season for the coastal Carolinas League is at a new venue....Carolina National Golf Club in Bolivia, NC. See full schedule here

Clash in Cola

Sign up now for the Western Carolina's league first event of the season. This event will be held at the longest venue in the eastern U.S. at Par Tee Golf Center in Cayce, SC. Tom and the folks at Par Tee always provide a spectacular grid for...

Barefoot Blast

The second Coastal Carolinas League event of the season comes to the home of ht 2018...and 2019 ALD™ World Championship - Barefoot Resort & Golf See full schedule here

Eastern Regional – Rumble In Rocky Gap

The 2019 Eastern Regional Major is at Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Fintstone, Maryland May 11th. Double points event! Winners transfer to the ALD™ World Championship See full schedule here

Central Regional – Capital City Clash

The Central Regional Major will be held at Turkey Ridge Golf Center in Jefferson City, Missouri June 15th. double Points event! Winners transfer to the ALD™ World Championship See full schedule here

Grande Slam At Grande Dunes

Coastal Carolinas League Tournament open to all divisions Youth to Super Senior

The Amateur Long Drive™ (ALD™) Championship Competition

Amateur Long Drive™ (ALD™) seasons run from September 1 through August 31st.  The ALD™ Championship Series consists of multiple long drive tournaments (30+) conducted within leagues across the United States in conjunction with four (4) Regional Major Qualifiers and an annual World Championship. Each league and Regional Major will have competitors vying for world ranking points to make their way into the ALD™ World Championship at the end of the season.  Players compete each year for an invite to the ALD™ World Championship:

  1. By winning a League-Division Championship
  2. By winning a Regional Major-Division Championship (Double Point For Majors)
  3. By winning a World Ranking Points-Division Championship
  4. By winning the World Ranking Points-Overall / Championship
  5. CPI Picks based on CPI (Competitive Performance Index). (Performance/Events Entered)
  6. Wild Card Picks

 

Corey Culver

2018 ALD™ World Champion
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Divisions / Flights

Amateur Players compete in Male and Female divisions including: Youth 12 & Under; Junior 13 to 17; Open 18 to 44; Senior 45 to 59; and Super Senior 60+. Adaptive Long Drive divisions are added at Regional Majors and in any league where two or more compete in the same division. 

Leagues

Leagues are currently established in New England, North Florida, Western Carolinas, Coastal Carolinas, Minnesota-Iowa, and Utah-Nevada. Each league will perform multiple tournaments during the season. League division champions are invited to the ALD™ World Championship  Any fully-licensed ALD™ Member may enter any ALD™ League or Major event in any country where ALD™ Events are sanctioned. League points are only applied to those playing in a League claimed as their “Home” League (except for ALD™ Neutral events). All players playing outsider their home league will accumulate World Ranking Points and advance their CPI.

Visit the ALD™ League Portal HERE.

Regional Majors

In addition to league play, competitors may qualify for the World Championship at four Regional Major Qualifiers. Those qualifiers pay twice the points paid by Leagues and consist of the Rumble In Rocky Gap Eastern May 11, (Rocky Gap Casino Resort), Central June 15, Capital City Clash, (Jefferson City Missouri), Western Regional Major (TBA), and the Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) August 15 Barefoot Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC… the day before the World Championship begins.

Learn more about the  Regional Majors HERE.

Live Coverage

ALD™ provides live coverage of the World Championship and certain other major and special events. Family and fans may watch the competition here on AmateurLongDrive.com.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We’re grateful to all the sponsors who support Amateur Long Drive™ and our grassroots efforts to grow the sport. If you would like to be part of the buzz, contact us HERE to receive a list of sponsorship opportunities and our 2018 sponsorship package.

Thanks To Our ALD™ Sponsors, Advisers & Supporters!

 

ALD™ Championship Series Update March 2019

Drive For Show Spring is just around the corner, daylight savings time is now in effect, and we just booked our 27th tournament of the 2018/2019 season. On our way to a goal of 40 tournaments this season, the ALD™ Championship Series is "almost" in full swing. We're...

Battle In Bolivia

The third event of the season for the coastal Carolinas League is at a new venue....Carolina National Golf Club in Bolivia, NC. See full schedule here

Clash in Cola

Sign up now for the Western Carolina's league first event of the season. This event will be held at the longest venue in the eastern U.S. at Par Tee Golf Center in Cayce, SC. Tom and the folks at Par Tee always provide a spectacular grid for...

Barefoot Blast

The second Coastal Carolinas League event of the season comes to the home of ht 2018...and 2019 ALD™ World Championship - Barefoot Resort & Golf See full schedule here

Eastern Regional – Rumble In Rocky Gap

The 2019 Eastern Regional Major is at Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Fintstone, Maryland May 11th. Double points event! Winners transfer to the ALD™ World Championship See full schedule here

Central Regional – Capital City Clash

The Central Regional Major will be held at Turkey Ridge Golf Center in Jefferson City, Missouri June 15th. double Points event! Winners transfer to the ALD™ World Championship See full schedule here

Amateur Status And Sponsorship

When Does Sponsorship Breach The Rules Of Golf We get lots of questions regarding sponsorship and how that effects an amateur's status. All this is outlined in the Rules of Golf according to the USGA (and R&A). Here are some points to consider An amateur golfer of...

Latino Americano Long Drive – 2019 Mexico City

The prestigious, La Hacienda Club De Golf in Mexico City hosted the 2019 Latino Americano Long Drive Championship February 14-16. The best amateur long drivers from North, Central, and South America were on hand to compete for the title of this inaugural...

Bash at the Beach

Sign up now for North Florida's first official league event. On the ocean....tail-wind predicted (but not promised...lol). the Bash at the Beach will be held February 23rd at 1 PM at the prestigious Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast...

Competitor Map

Venezuela

Venezuela

Pensacola Florida

Alabama

Minnesota

Iowa

DC

Manitoba

NM

tx

Mississippi

tennessee

va

Mexico City, Mexico

Brazil

Argentina