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Upcoming Events!

February Feud

For the second time this season, Impact Golf will host another Utah-Nevada League event. Players interested in competing may register 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...

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...

Live Feed - 2018 ALD World Championship Final Round

 

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 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 19 to 44; Senior 45 to 59; and Super Senior 65+. 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 Eastern (May 15, 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!

 

2018 Amateur Long Drive™ World Championship Results

2018 ALD World Championship Presented by Whisky River and Chase 54 After months of planning and a total of seven qualifier events around the country, the 2018 Amateur Long Drive™ (ALD) World Championship presented by Whisky River and Chase 54 is (as they say) "in the...

2018 ALD World Championship Competition Schedules

2018 ALD World Championship Grid Schedule - Please Be Aware Schedule Adjustment May Be Necessary Based On Final Participation Numbers Thursday August 16th 10 AM Sign In Opens - Participants may register upon arrival any tim after 10 AM and before 4 PM 12...

ALD Volunteers Needed

Let us Know if you would like to volunteer to assist with the event. All help is appreciated. We'll feed you, keep you hydrated, and treat you like the special folks you are! Fill out my online form.

Pre-Tournament Details

If you registered and have decided not to compete, please reply and let us know. Thank you.  Qualifying If you have not yet qualified, you will need to do so Thursday August 16th at the event location, Barefoot Resort & Golf Driving Range (see attached for...

ALD Midwest Qualifier Results

The ALD Midwest Qualifier presented by EK Golf took place Saturday July 21st at Willow Creek Golf Course between 5 PM and 7:30 PM. The field of competitors included entries in Adult Male, Senior Male, Youth 12 and Under Female and Youth 12 and Under Male. Competitors...

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%. ...

Congratulations to all Division Champions! Youth Female: Hannah Marsden | Youth Male: Dallas Johnson | Junior Female: Rachael Wilkenson | Junior Male: Daxx Carr | Adult Female: Tina Gac | Adult Male: J.P. Patrylo | Senior Female: Dale Bellaire Patterson | Senior Male : Mark Lawrence | Super Senior Male: Dennis Duncan | Veteran: Corey Culver | Senior Veteran: Paul Williams | VGA: John Camping | VGA Senior: Steve Kubik | Adaptive Division Winners: Rich O’Brien; Thomas Maneely; Fred Gutierrez; Gianna Rojas; Josh Swindle; Byron Heyward; Chris Arnold; & Henry O’Grady

2018 Amateur Long Drive Open World Champion: Corey Culver

The 2018 Amateur Long Drive™ World Championship

Drew 134 Hitters  from 25 States and 5 Countries.

Drive For Show!

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