2017 Amateur Long Drive World Championship Presented by Legends Golf & Resort Coming To Myrtle Beach, SC August 25-26

Amateur Long Drive World Championship

Drive for show! Come see if you have what it takes to be World Champion.

On August 25th & 26th, 2017, long hitting amateur golfers will converge on Legends Golf & Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC to compete for Amateur Long Drive World Championship titles. Divisions will include youth, adult, senior, and super senior men & women. In addition to these divisions ParaLong Drive hitters will compete. Although Long Drive professionals are not permitted, there will be a division for PGA (club) Professionals in this event.

The ParaLong Drive Cup will be held during this competition at the same facility. These competitors have overcome amputation. blindness, paraplegia, cerebral palsy, and traumatic brain injury. The Annual ParLong Drive Cup will be held on the same grid Friday August 25th. Finalist will transfer to the Amateur Long Drive World Championship to compete against “able-bodied” competitors for a World Open title.

Regional qualifiers are currently being planned in advance of the August main event. Any competitors who have not previously qualified will be able to qualify August 25th and 26th. Along with divisional titles, this event will crown an Amateur World Open Men’s and Women’s Champion.

“We’re very excited about this inaugural event,” said event organizer, Jeff Gilder. “As golfers, we’ve all heard, ‘drive for show and putt for dough’. We’re all about ‘Drive for show’. We encourage anyone (except professional long drive competitors) to come out and compete for the chance to become World Champion.”

For information about rules and guidelines and early registration, go to http://AmateurLongDrive.com.

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