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Want to compete in long drive? The 2018 Amateur Long Drive™ World Championship will be held August 16th – 18th under the lights at Barefoot Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC. Qualifier schedules are being developed and will be released in February 2018. Registration is open. Make your plans now to attend the second annual ALD World Championship. We are very pleased to be partnering with the Veteran Golfers Association (VGA) this year. We moved our event back a week to coincide with their Southeast Super Regional Championship.
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Current World Long Drive Masters Champion Jeff Crittenden

Open World Championship One Hour Live Television Production

Live Stream Coverage Including Open World Championship Finals

3 X World Long Drive Champion Sean "The Beast" Fister

Interview With Sean "The Beast" fister

Interview With Matt (Moby) Ellenberg - Shark Attack Golf

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The Amateur Long Drive™ Championship Competition

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

Live Coverage

Live coverage provided by iNetGolf, (ABC WPDE) WWMB CW21, and Lucky Dog Television. Coverage includes individual interviews and competition. Future main events and certain qualifying events will be streamed live here at AmateurLongDrive.com with commentary by the iNetGolf broadcast staff.

Open Qualifiers

For 2018 we’ve completed several regional qualifiers in preparation for the ALD World Championship August 16-18th. Anyone who was not able to make one of those events may qualify on August 16th at Barefoot Resort between noon and 6 PM.  The 2018/19 season will introduce at least 5 regional series (leagues) as well as more regional qualifiers. If you would like to have an Amateur Long Drive™ qualifier in your area, contact us HERE and give us the contact info for potential courses, ranges and other facilities.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We’re grateful to all the sponsors who support Amateur Long Drive™ and our 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 Supporters!

2018 World Championship Schedule

As we near the dates for the 2018 ALD World Championship schedule details are firming up. Below is the overall schedule as it stands today. There may be a few minor tweaks, but the dates for qualifying and competition will not change. Be sure to make your lodging...

Long Drive Equipment – Shark Attack Golf

We've been having a blast traveling around the country meeting amateur long drivers. I am blown away by the desire to compete that has been shown by so many. We're seeing that most of our hitters are competing in long drive for the first time....approximately 90%. ...

Posting of Schedule Changes and Other News

Posting of Schedule Changes Fortunately to date we've only had to make a couple of schedule changes. We will ALWAYS post changes on the website under "Qualifying Schedules" (https:/amateurlongdrive.com/qualifying-schedule) as well as on Facebook. Please make it your...

Daniels, WV Qualifier Cancelled

We made the call Wednesday morning the 23rd to cancel this event due to some incoming storms. At this time it doesn't look good for getting another suitable date at Glade Springs before the World Championship.All those registered for this event may use their...

How To Get Started In Long Drive

Long Drive - Getting Started If you've asked or searched the question, "How to get started in long drive," we're going to help with this article.  Sometimes we overlook the most obvious need for information. In fielding questions from prospective long drivers, we get...

Long Drive – It’s Not Just For The Pros

Long Drive The sport of long drive brings to golf an element of excitement that is proving to be a great asset to the game. The long drive experience screams excitement! From the shot clock, to the music, to the enthusiastic hitters and fans it is kind of like golf's...

Par Tee Golf Center Hosts Amateur Long Drive™ Melee in The Midlands

Aspiring Long Drivers Can Attempt To Qualify for the ALD World Championship Saturday May 5th at Par Tee Golf Center in Cayce, SC for the Amateur Long Drive™ Melee in the Midlands Amateur Long Drive™ (ALD) involves competitors of all ages and abilities. With male and...

The 2017 Amateur Long Drive™ World Championship

Drew 100 Hitters  from 22 States and 5 Countries.

Drive For Show!