Guys stepping up, hauling off and regularly clearing distances in excess of 370 yards makes you wonder just what they've got under the hood. While golf fitness has taken off in the last few years, I still come across a lot of golfers who are in great condition but cannot hit the ball that far. No problem—weights in some cases move in infinite degrees front and back, left and right, up and down. More ball speed means longer drives. Steve Griffith is what you would consider a late bloomer in every sense of the word. I personally took my maximum swing speed from 114 mph to 155! Sean Fister has won three times.
The World Long Drive Championship has been a part of the golf landscape dating back to 1976, the first year the championship event was contested. As a general guideline, here are some numbers I go by for picking out the loft of a head that will maximize carry and roll. The G400 drivers' streamlined shape offers a big advancement in aerodynamics and stability. Well…Jaacob Bowden from , is going to teach you how. They build cast soft metal drivers in mass production for mass distribution. It takes too much time, effort and money to produce what we do at the volume they need. The United States Senior Open Long Drive Championships give seniors 45 years old and above an opportunity to become a United States champion.
The multi-material design combines reduced drag and a thinner, stronger, faster T9S+ forged face to increase speed and distance. You want mishits to still retain most of the power of a center-face bomb? What really counts is that out of 6 drives you need to at least be able to get at least few in the grid, and then absolutely smoke one of them. An entry free would be required in each division. Interested In Checking Out The Video? Perfection is a journey and after 16 years this driver is as close to perfection as we have ever come. Titanium posts keep the sole and crown from bulging as much at impact because they are now connected, resulting in better energy transfer into the face, hence more ball speed and more distance. So for you to be able to make it, the first and foremost thing you have to do is to simply believe that it can be done and that you can be a long drive champion as well.
Step 4: Get Fitted for Long Drive Equipment Now that you will be swinging fast enough to compete in long drive events, you need special equipment to maximize your launch conditions. It will become the go-to shaft this season. The driver -- great for the mid- to high-handicapper, has eight loft settings and comes with Cobra Connect, featuring Arccos sensors in the grip to record data from every swing to your smartphone. If you are really wanting to improve your game, your fun on the course and hitting the ball further down the fairway, it's time for you to hit Krank. Do you want to get paid to hit the long ball? Steve continues to hit the long ball in competition today and he does so with the N-Forcer Long Drive Golf Club.
Rogue employs improved Jailbreak Technology with new, hourglass-shaped titanium bars that are 25 percent lighter, while fulfilling their function to stiffen the crown and sole. To find out more or to opt-out, please read our. Take that old driver of yours to a great fitter with a launch monitor and get totally dialed in. He won the World's Long Drive Championship in 2005 and has hit drive of more than 395 yards in competition. Jamie Sadlowski, Tim Burke and Carl Wolter have two titles each. To compete in a division your birthday must be by December 31 of that year. Twist Face presents a revolutionary new face curvature with a corrective face angle on off-center hits, engineered to reduce side spin and deliver straighter shots.
Visit the Sign Up link above and add your name to receive notifications of next years events. Bubba Watson matched that feat a day later on the same hole in Round 3. The Adams-manufactured driver was quite popular during the 2009 World Long Drive Championship, as it was also used by Bobby Wilson to win both the Senior and Super Senior Classes in the competition. Detailed results of the 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, and the 2014 results can be seen on the or in the menu links above. Not sure the new drivers will make that much difference? There's nothing quite like the spectacle of long drive competitions. Golf Channel has acquired Long Drivers of America, the organization which presents the World Long Drive Championship, for an undisclosed amount. Sure, the rules still put a limit on them, but drivers that even approached that limit used to do so in the tiniest, millimeter-sized areas that only the best players could take advantage of.
You get 6 balls and you wail away trying to hit each ball as far as possible in to a 40-50 yard wide grid. And I already competed in National Long Drive competitions before he should us this video…so it really does work. So to get you started Jaacob is going give you this simple 6-Step Guide which will provide you with the basic roadmap to long driving success. Jason Zuback dominated the sport, winning five titles, including four in a row from 1996-1999. Conversely, I also come across golfers who are not in the best of shape but they can absolutely kill the ball. Each years events will have six senior divisions depending on the number of entries. Art Sellinger, eventual owner of the Long Drivers of America, won two, in 1986 and 1991.
We also occasionally include links to products and services from which we could make a small percentage of a sale through affiliate programs. Winners will receive prize money and the United States Senior Long Drive Championship trophy. By providing more loft in the high-toe and less loft in the low-heel, this groundbreaking technology produces more consistent side spin in the areas where golfers commonly mis-hit. More flex equals greater ball speed. New, lighter structures and materials give designers more freedom to add the kind of bonus features to a driver design that cater to any personal performance desire you might have.
Since then, the event has moved around some, with a long-time home in Mesquite, Nev. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. You can increase your swing speed. I am a guy who wakes up with one goal: do the right thing. Sadlowski didn't just win the World Long Drive Championship once, he won it twice. Jaacob went from being a guy who was happy hitting only 250 yard drives to hitting 421 yard drives and becoming a Long-Drive Champion! The Long Drivers of America was founded in 1994 as a spin-off from the National Long Drive Championship, created in 1975 by Golf Digest. I also know of a senior aged fellow who increased his swing speed from 95-100 mph all the way up to 139 mph! There are signs, billboards, cameras, and thousands of fans in the stands.