WATCH: Long Drive World Series to open in Dubai

In a city known for firsts, Dubai residents should get ready for one more as the city readies to host the first event in the inaugural Long Drive World Series, March 17 at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
9th March 2017

article:9th March 2017

Challenging everything expected of, or known, about golf events – and golfers- the Long Drive World Series Dubai will see eight of the world’s very best Long Drivers battle it out in what will be the first round of the four– city series.

It is the first time ever that all eight international champions will compete in the same event anywhere in the world.

Those competing will be Lucas Dornan, UK Long Drive Champion and Long Drive World Series competitor , two-time World Champion Joe Miller and many more stars of the format.

The Long Drive World Series event is designed to have crowds on the edge of their seats and deliver some real upsets for the so-called experts.

There will be sudden death knockouts and head-to-head battles, as well as the unknown challenge of two wildcard places.

Women or men who believe they have the drive and gusto to go head-to-head with some of the world’s best can score a wildcard one of two ways:

eGolfMegastore Al Wasl: The first way is to visit eGolfMegastore’s Al Wasl, branch in Dubai where would-be long-drivers can record their longest drive for a chance to fill one wildcard place. Entries close on 14th March those thinking about it are encouraged to get moving.

Open Qualifier, 16 March, 2pm: The second way is for golfers to take a long-lunch on Thursday, 16th March and join the Open Qualifier at2pm at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

Along with the opportunity to compete against the main field, and forever hold bragging rights, the two wild-card entries will also be eligible to win their share of the of Dh223,281 event prize fund.