The Amateur Long Drive Championship Competition

The 2017 Amateur Long Drive Championship will be held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina at Legends Golf Resort August 25-26. This event is open to all non-professional long drive competitors. Participants will compete in divisions based on age, gender, and ability for trophies and prizes… along with bragging rights. Could you be the next World Amateur Long Drive Champion? Register HERE.

Live Coverage

Live coverage will be provided by TheGolfDirector.com. Coverage will include individual interviews and competition. The main event and certain qualifying events will be streamed live with commentary by the TGD broadcast staff.

Other Area Events

Although not affiliated with the Amateur Long Drive Championship, the World Famous Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship begins the week following the ALD (August 28- Sept 1). Entrants are encouraged to make plans to compete in both events. This will be the 34th World Am with over 3000 golfers from around the world competing. The World Am provides their incredible 19th Hole at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center nightly with entertainment, free food, and beverages.

Open Qualifiers

We’re adding schedules (as they are confirmed) for open qualifiers leading up to the August 25-26th Amateur Long Drive World Championship. Anyone , in all divisions, may attempt to qualify at any open qualifier. Open qualifiers will also be held August 25th and 26th prior to the championship rounds.

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Equipment Rules Adjustment

Equipment Rules We've fielded several emails and calls about driver rules for this competition. We've decided to make a minor tweak for the Open rounds only. For Amateur competition rounds we will be following the rules as outlined HERE and below. Equipment Golf clubs...

Tentative Practice, Qualifying, and Competition Schedules

ALDC Schedule Please consider these schedules (slightly) tentative. We may have to tweak them depending upon late entries and weather. With this schedule, anyone who fails to qualify in their first attempt on Friday will have multiple opportunities to get into the...

Ottobock Sponsors ParaLong Drive Cup

News Provided By Amputee Long Drive Championship LLC   KNOXVILLE, Tennessee   July 11, 2017  -   The ParaLong Drive Cup is proud to announce Ottobock as Presenting Sponsor, and the event will be called The ParaLong Drive Cup Presented By Ottobock. This long drive...

Open Qualifier Results June 16, 2017 TPC Myrtle Beach

Open qualifying at TPC Myrtle Beach on Friday June 16, 2017 brought out some really big hitters. A brief thunderstorm resulted in a delay that created a time crunch for the GolfWeek Amateur tour competitors who were on hand to play a skins game. They barely got their...

On-Site Accommodations ALDC Event Special

Legends Golf & Resort is offering special pricing for on-site accommodations for the 2017 Amateur Long Drive World Championship. Configuration: 2 Bedroom Golf Villas 2 Double Beds in Each Bedroom Full Size Kitchen Dining Area Washer &...

Grid Layout For Amateur Long Drive Championship

There have been a lot of questions coming to us regarding the grid size and location for the 2017 Amateur Long Drive Championship. The good news....there was a Remax Long Drive Qualifier held there a few years ago. These guys already have the best part of their range...

ParaLong Drive Cup Coming to Amateur Long Drive Championship

ParaLong Drive Cup Comes To Myrtle Beach The 2017 Amateur Long Drive Championship (ALD) welcomes Founder, Dean Jarvis and The ParaLong Drive Cup to Myrtle Beach. The ParaLong Drive Cup will be held prior to the ALD finals. ParaLong Drive Cup qualifiers will compete in...

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