2019 Amateur Long Drive™ World Championship

Where & When?

The 2019 ALD™ World Championship will be held at Barefoot Resort & Golf August 16 & 17.

Who Gets To Compete?

Entry into this event is by invitation only.  Invitations to compete in the 2019 ALD™ World Championship are offered to:

League Division Winners (If the winner declines, invitation will be offered to 2nd, then 3rd, etc)

Regional Qualifier Winners (There five regional qualifiers- Eastern May 11th, Central June 15, Western June 22nd, Midwestern July 13, Last Chance August 15) (If the winner declines, invitation will be offered to 2nd, then 3rd, etc)

Number one (in each division) in World Ranking Points at the end of the season (7/31/2019) (If the winner declines, invitation will be offered to 2nd, then 3rd, etc)

Number one (in each division) in CPI (Competition Performance Index is the number of events entered multiplied by total World Ranking Points) (If the winner declines, invitation will be offered to 2nd, then 3rd, etc)

Wild Cards – ALD™ Competition Committee will choose players who have shown consistent improvement throughout the season .

Entry Package

The Entry Package at $200 per player includes:

Entry into the event

Goody Bag with  8 meals, 2 parties, Short Par Hat and Shirt, GloveRide, & More. ($350+ in value)

Schedule (Tentative)

Friday August 16th Check-in Opens at 8 AM

All Hitters Must be checked in and warmed up before their scheduled time to compete. All must be present on the tee at the scheduled time or they will forfeit the round and the balance of competition.

10 AM – 70+ 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer to Championship Rounds

11 AM – Senior Women 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer to Championship Rounds

12 PM – Super Senior Men 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer to Championship Rounds

1 PM Open Women 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer to Championship Rounds

2 PM – Break – Grid Personnel Changeover 2:30 Super Senior Women 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer to Championship Rounds

3 PM – Adaptive 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer to Championship Rounds

4 PM – Senior Men 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer to Championship Rounds

5 PM – Open Military 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer to Championship Rounds

6 PM Open Men 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer to Championship Rounds

7:30 PM Dinner at Lulus at Barefoot Landing. Dinner on us with live music.  

Saturday August 17th Check-in Open at 8 AM for Youth & Junior LCQ and Division Transfers All Hitters Must be checked in and warmed up before their scheduled time to compete. All must be present on the tee at the scheduled time or they will forfeit.

9 AM – Youth LCQ

9:30 – Junior LCQ

10:00 AM – Youth Female Competition Rounds 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer

11:00 AM – Youth Male Competition Rounds 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer

12:00 PM – Junior Female Competition Rounds 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer

1:00 – Junior Male Competition Rounds 4 groups of 4 hit 2 sets of 6 – Top 4 Transfer

Break – Grid Personnel Changeover Championship Rounds

2:30 – Super Senior Women Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8 then 2 hit 1 set of 8 (Final Two Double Tee)

2:45 -Youth Female Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8 (quad tee) then 2 hit 1 set of 8 (Final Two Double Tee)

3:00 – Youth Male Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8  (quad tee) then 2 hit 1 set of 8 (Final Two Double Tee)

3:15 – Junior Female Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8  (quad tee) then 2 hit 1 set of 8 (Final Two Double Tee)

3:30 – Junior Male Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8 (quad tee) then 2 hit 1 set of 8 (Final Two Double Tee)

3:45 – Adaptive Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8 (quad tee) then 2 hit 1 set of 8 (Final Two Double Tee)

4:00 – Super Senior Men Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8 then 2 hit 1 set of 8 (Final Two Double Tee)

4:15 Senior Men Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8 then 2 hit 1 set of 8 Single Tee (Pick Range at after both finalist hit)

4:30 Open Military Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8 then 2 hit 1 set of 8 Single Tee (Pick Range at after both finalist hit)

4:45 – Open Women Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8 then 2 hit 1 set of 8 Single Tee (Pick Range at after both finalist hit)

5:00 – Open Men Championship Rounds 4 hit 1 set of 8 then 2 hit 1 set of 8 Single Tee (Pick Range at after both finalist hit)

5:30 PM Division Champions Trophy Presentation Ceremonies

5:45 Exhibition Rounds If Time Permits

6 PM World Championship Finals – 32 Hitters (All division winners plus top (X) longest drives seeded by length) Round of 32 – 8 Groups of 4 hitting 8 balls in 3 minute set Round of 16 – 4 Groups of 4 hitting 8 balls in 3 minute set Round of 8 – 2 Groups of 4 hitting 8 balls in 3 minute set Round of 4 – 2 Groups of 2 hitting 8 balls in 3 minute set Final – 2 Groups of 1 hitting 8 balls in 3 minute set 7 PM Belt Ceremony 2019 ALD™ World Champion