Golf

Think you hit far? Get ready to prove it.

The World Long Drive: 2019 Military Qualifiers, presented by The Exchange and World Long Drive, will include military participants at 12 Army installations.

Winners from each garrison advance to Fort Jackson for a chance to win $10,000 and an invitation to the 2019 World Long Drive Championship.

Sign up today at the hosting installation’s webpage!

 

Eligibility: The World Long Drive: 2019 Military Qualifiers is open to Active Duty Service Members, Reserve, National / Coast Guard and Retired members of all branches at least 18 years old with valid ID.

Entry Fee: $25 for eight drives

Rules 

  • Active Duty participants who compete in qualifying and championship events must do so on their personal time.
  • The $25 entry fee purchases one attempt of eight drives. Participants may purchase additional attempts until the garrison closes the event.
  • Each entrant completes the eight drives back-to-back.
  • Participants will use only USGA-approved drivers (maximum 48 inches long) during the event.
  • All drives coming to rest within the grid will be recorded on the scoresheet. Drives exiting the grid will be graded at zero yardage.
  • The longest drive recorded for the day is the winner of the qualifying round. A three-attempt tie breaker will determine the winner in case of a tie.
  • Active Duty participants must take regular leave to attend the championship event at Fort Jackson.

 

Qualifier Locations & Dates

Aberdeen Proving Ground: April 17

Fort Belvoir: April 13

Fort Benning: April 2

Fort Bliss: April 6

Fort Bragg: April 27

Fort Campbell: April 20

Fort Carson: April 20

Fort Hood: April 8

Fort Jackson: March 30

Fort Lee: April 14

Joint Base Lewis-McChord: April 10

Fort Sill: April 15

 

Prizes at Each Location

  • 1st Place: $500 Pro Shop gift certificate + expense-paid trip to compete at the Military Long Drive Competition Championship, held 5-7 May 2019 at Fort Jackson, SC
  • 2nd Place: $200 Pro Shop gift certificate
  • 3rd Place: $100 Pro Shop gift certificate

 

Championship Details

Fort Jackson: May 5 – 7, 2019