World Long Drive Championship

Watch World Long Drive Championship

  • 2013

October is Long Drive Month on Golf Channel, highlighted by back-to-back nights of the World Long Drive Championship to crown the longest golfer in the world. During Golf Channel's live coverage from WinStar World Casino and Resort, an elite field of Long Drive competitors will be narrowed from 16 down to eight competitors on Tuesday, Oct. 20, and the remaining eight will duel for the first place prize and $250,000 purse on Wednesday, Oct. 21. New to 2015, competitors will have 2 minutes, 45 seconds to hit their drives in each round, and the player who is trailing in the match will have an opportunity to hit one final ball past their opponent's to try and advance to the next round in the bracket.

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October is Long Drive Month on Golf Channel, highlighted by back-to-back nights of the World Long Drive Championship to crown the longest golfer in the world. During Golf Channel's live coverage from WinStar World Casino and Resort, an elite field of Long Drive competitors will be narrowed from 16 down to eight competitors on Tuesday, Oct. 20, and the remaining eight will duel for the first place prize and $250,000 purse on Wednesday, Oct. 21. New to 2015, competitors will have 2 minutes, 45 seconds to hit their drives in each round, and the player who is trailing in the match will have an opportunity to hit one final ball past their opponent's to try and advance to the next round in the bracket.

  • Premiere Date
    October 9, 2013