Live Stream Schedule – The World Championship will be streamed here on this page Saturday August 18th beginning at 1 PM. We will stream live reports from qualifying and Competition Elimination Rounds Thursday and Friday on our Facebook page @AmateurLongDrive

August 16th - 18th Barefoot Resort & Golf Myrtle Beach

Online Registration is Closed. Event Registration will be open Thursday August 16th at 10 AM to 4 PM at Barefoot Resort Driving Range.

For More Information Call 843-272-1919

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.  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.

Presented By

Online Registration is Closed. Event Registration will be open Thursday August 16th at 10 AM to 4 PM at Barefoot Resort Driving Range.


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

We Support Salt Air® Foundation to Benefit Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic terminal disease affecting about 35,000 patients in the United States. Salt Air® Foundation is a South Carolina 501c3 non-profit. Get more information at http://saltairfoundation.org.

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 all regional qualifiers in preparation for the ALD World Championship August 16-18th. Anyone who was not able to make one of those events may still qualify on August 16th at Barefoot Resort between noon and 6 PM.

2018 – 2019 Season

The 2018/19 season will introduce a new concept we’re calling the ALD Championship Series. We will roll out at least 5 regional series (leagues) where participants will compete in multiple events for World Ranking Points… 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!

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The 2017 Amateur Long Drive™ World Championship

Drew 100 Hitters  from 22 States and 5 Countries.

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