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17 Kings Of Distance In World Long Drive Championship

By September 22, 2014Headlines

It’s showtime this week at the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship, and starting on Thursday the longest hitters in golf will air out 400+ yard drives as they try to earn a spot in the Final 8 in Las Vegas.

17 of our X2 Hot LDA Team members (aka the Kings of Distance) are out in Mesquite, NV this week for the competition. Last year 4 of our guys made it to the Final 8, and that number could go even higher this year.

Here’s the info you need to know about the World Championship.

Callaway Kings Of Distance Team Members In The Championship:

* All of these guys use an X2 Hot LD Driver.

– Jamie Sadlowski (2-time RE/MAX World Long Drive Champion – 2008, 2009)

– Aaron Mansfield (2011 and 2013 Final 8, 2012 LDA Player of the Year)

– Andrew Frakes (World record holder – most 300 yard drives in an hour: 448)

– Ben Tua’one (2012 LDA Tour Championship Final 4, 2011 World Long Drive Runner-Up)

– Bobby Bradley (Longest drive in competition – 440 yards)

– Bobby Wilson (LDA Hall of Fame)

– Carl Wolter (All time LDA Tour Money Leader, 2-time RE/MAX LDA Champion – 2002, 2011)

– Jeff Farley (Longest drive in competition: 447 yards)

– Joe Miller (2014 European Long Drive Champion, 2013 RE/MAX World Championship – 2nd)

– Joshua Crews (Longest drive in competition – 459 yards)

– Justin Moose (Longest drive in competition – 448 yards)

– Justin Young (6th place, RE/MAX World Championship, longest drive – 445 yards)

– Kevin Bullard (Longest drive in competition – 438 yards)

– Kody Zurek (Longest drive in competition – 452 yards)

– Matt Hanger (Longest drive in competition – 468 yards)

– Will Hogue (Longest drive in competition – 431 yards)

– William Hinson (Youngest professional long drive champion in history – 17)

William Hinson (left) and Joe Miller (right) have their eyes on the belt.

Championship Schedule (All Times Local):

Thursday, 9/25, 9:00 A.M – 3:15 P.M – Open Division Elimination Rounds (Groups 1-8, Rounds 1-7)

Friday, 9/26, 9:00 A.M. – 3:15 P.M. – Open Division Elimination Rounds (Groups 9-16, Rounds 1-7)

Saturday, 9/27, 10:00 A.M. – 2:45 P.M. – Open Division Elimination Rounds (Rounds 8-13)

Tuesday, 11/4, 7:00 P.M. – RE/MAX Championship Final LIVE on Golf Channel from Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

TV Schedule – Golf Channel Initial Broadcasts (All Times Eastern):

Episode 1: Tuesday, 10/14 – 10:00 P.M.

Episode 2: Tuesday, 10/21 – 10:00 P.M.

Episode 3: Tuesday, 10/28 – 10:00 P.M.

LIVE FINALS: Tuesday, 11/4 – 10:00 P.M.

Rebroadcasts will be aired on Golf Channel for all of these episodes. Check GolfChannel.com for details.

Good luck to all our players this week out in Mesquite! For more on X2 Hot and all our Callaway Drivers, take a look at our drivers home page.

 

 

 

 

 

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