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Long Drive World Series Announces 2018 Events Calendar

Long Drive World Series Announces 2018 Events Calendar

Dec 7th, 2017

Long Drive World Series (LDWS) has announced plans to significantly expand its programme of events in 2018, as the brand looks to introduce audiences around the world to its high octane golfing entertainment concept.

Long Drive World Series launch digi-mag

Long Drive World Series launch digi-mag

Dec 4th, 2017

The Long Drive World Series is launching an epic world tour in 2018: 10 events in 10 different countries pitting the biggest hitters on the planet against each other in a global kaboom-fest to determine who is number 1... and now there is a digital magazine to take us every step of the way...

Snap! Driver casualty at Volvik World Long Drive

Snap! Driver casualty at Volvik World Long Drive

Sep 6th, 2017

You know when you say you've really 'ripped that one',... well, you haven't. Not really. Not like Wes Patterson, who split his driver in half at the Volvik World Long Drive Championship...

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

Jul 27th, 2017

As Europe’s biggest hitters prepare to descend on Heythrop Park for the climax of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship, the official opening of the Sky Bet book on the Under 45 winner has been announced.

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

Jul 11th, 2017

Emil Rosberg won the UK leg of the Long Drive World Series on Saturday at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor, narrowly edging out home favourite Joe Miller in the final to be crowned Long Drive World Series UK champion.

Introducing: World Long Drive Champion Joe Miller

Introducing: World Long Drive Champion Joe Miller

May 20th, 2017

Joe Miller puts himself through hell to get in the shape he needs to be to compete for the World Long Drive Championship.  We know, because we spent several days with him last year. This year he won the title. And here he is...

The Long Drive World Series

The Long Drive World Series

May 9th, 2017

The world’s longest drivers will come together later this year to battle it out in golf’s new showpiece – the Long Drive World Series.

Long Drive World Series announced

Long Drive World Series announced

Feb 10th, 2017

This March the world’s biggest hitters will go head to head on golf’s most exciting new battleground:  The Long Drive World Series.  

American Golf Long Drive Championship

American Golf Long Drive Championship

Feb 7th, 2017

American Golf is gearing up for its annual festival of big hitting as the qualifying rounds of its 2017 Long Drive Championship take place in every American Golf store next weekend.

American Golf crowns 2016 long drive champion

American Golf crowns 2016 long drive champion

Aug 22nd, 2016

Friday night saw an incredible display of power hitting as Lucas Dornan became the American Golf Long Drive Champion, winning a hamper of products from Garmin and a place in the World Long Drive Championship.

The long driver who can play

The long driver who can play

May 18th, 2016

How one of the worlds longest hitters is trying to change perceptions by attempting to qualify for the US Open.

World No 1 long drive coach

World No 1 long drive coach

Nov 3rd, 2016

Lee Cox, head PGA Professional at The Shire London, is long driving coach to long driving champion Joe Miller. Here’s the story behind their winning partnership.

 World Long Drive Championship Qualifying

World Long Drive Championship Qualifying

Jul 7th, 2016

The American Golf Long Drive Championship, which is in its second year, has been named as the only UK qualifying event for the World Long Drive Championships. 

Long Drive Trick Shots

Long Drive Trick Shots

Nov 11th, 2015

We're all impressed with a good golf trick shot, but these long drive trick shots by @dudeperfect are some of the best we've seen.

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Sep 4th, 2018

The Volvik VIVID XT golf ball will take centre stage at next week’s Volvik World Long Drive Championship in Oklahoma, when some of the biggest hitters will be looking to strike the ball distances of more than 400 yards.

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

May 21st, 2018

The first round of qualifying for the American Golf Long Drive Championship has been completed with a record number of 400+ yard hits making this the most fiercely contended opening round in history.

454 monster drive kicks off proceedings

454 monster drive kicks off proceedings

Aug 10th, 2017

Against the stunning setting of Heythrop Hall, the 2017 Final of the American Golf Long Drive Championship was a real crowd pleaser, with some incredible performances across the board.  

The Sunday Driver: Krank Formula 6.5

The Sunday Driver: Krank Formula 6.5

Feb 15th, 2017

So it’s the Sunday Driver, where we go out and find an awesome driver you probably haven’t heard of before. This week it's an adjustable driver for all the Long Drivers out there.

The Sunday Driver: Krank Formula 6

The Sunday Driver: Krank Formula 6

Nov 1st, 2015

So it’s the Sunday Driver, where we go out and find an awesome driver you probably haven’t heard of before. This week we’ve got a world championship winner.

American Golf and Callaway welcome golf's biggest hitters

American Golf and Callaway welcome golf's biggest hitters

Jul 27th, 2018

With six qualifiers hitting over 400 yards, record qualifying distances, thousands of returning American Golf long drivers and competitors from all over the world, the final of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship is set to be the most competitive ever seen when American Golf and Callaway welcome the finalists to Chester Racecourse on August 2nd .

Driving for show!

Driving for show!

Jul 5th, 2018

It wasn’t just the temperatures that were soaring this week as some of the longest drivers in the country sent their balls flying down the runway at RAF Honington. 

Issue 2 of LDWS is out now

Issue 2 of LDWS is out now

Jan 30th, 2018

The season starts here. Join the LDWS boys as they take on 10 events in 10 different countries around the world in 2018. Click on any image to read the digital magazine

Exclusive: On the road with Joe Miller

Exclusive: On the road with Joe Miller

May 20th, 2017

We spent a week on the road with long drive baller Joe Miller. Here's part 1 where he takes us into the gym and snarls at us when we ask if he's got any spare breakfast...

Jamie Sadlowski Retires!!!

Jamie Sadlowski Retires!!!

Aug 17th, 2016

Jamie Sadlowski has announced his retirement from Long Driving in a shock announcement. But check out what he's planning next!

NEW Cobra F-MAX SUPERLITE DRIVERs

NEW Cobra F-MAX SUPERLITE DRIVERs

Sep 18th, 2018

Building off the success of the original F-MAX family, first introduced in 2017, the new F-MAX men’s and women’s Superlite Drivers and Fairway are significantly lighter overall, providing more club speed, distance and easier launch than ever before.

Titleist introduces new TS drivers

Titleist introduces new TS drivers

Sep 6th, 2018

A two-year mission to design greater speed into every detail of driver technology has led to the introduction of the new Titleist TS drivers, available in store from September 28th with fittings at Titleist fitting events and select retailers beginning nationwide from today.

John Daly's PGA winning driver sold for $17,300.40

John Daly's PGA winning driver sold for $17,300.40

Dec 11th, 2017

Over twenty-years ago an unknown John Daly burst onto the scene with a dramatic victory at the 1991 PGA Championship. And now his title­–winning club has been sold at auction for a stunning $17,300.40! 

Cobra launch new F8 Driver Range

Cobra launch new F8 Driver Range

Nov 15th, 2017

We saw the new Cobra F8 drivers a couple of montha ago but we had been sworn to secrecy. Now we can show you these beasts. And they are badass!!!

Mizuno ST180 Driver

Mizuno ST180 Driver

Nov 3rd, 2017

Here’s your first look at the 2018 Mizuno ST180 Driver. And this thing is meant to be an absolute bomber. They’ve simplified stuff this time around, and instead of having the most adjustable model on the market, they’ve concentrated on raw power. 

Scott McCarron punishes his driver

Scott McCarron punishes his driver

Oct 22nd, 2017

Scott McCarron got a one shot penalty as his dropped his driver and moved his marked ball. And the driver got what was coming to it! Bad driver.....

World's longest golf hole – Rolston over the line

World's longest golf hole – Rolston over the line

Sep 17th, 2017

It took Rolston 80 days and 20,093 shots - just the 6,093 over par – to complete the world's longest hole. He had covered 2,011km, playing through swamps, on frozen rivers and across deserts. 

Ping G400 Driver

Ping G400 Driver

Jul 10th, 2017

Better, badder, longer. But not bigger. How Ping's engineers have ripped up the rule book with the new G400 driver

Bubba's got a brand new PING driver

Bubba's got a brand new PING driver

Jun 15th, 2017

Bubba Watson will be show–casing a brand new driver at Erin Hills for the 117th US Open, and it is widely rumoured to be the new PING G400 driver. 

Macmillan Longest Day Challenge 2016

Macmillan Longest Day Challenge 2016

Apr 23rd, 2017

On Tuesday June 21st, GolfPunk is doing the Longest Day Challenge for Macmillan Cancer this summer. We are partnering with COBRA PUMA Golf and Princes Golf Club. Check out the dramas we had last year...

Wilson Staff Triton Driver

Wilson Staff Triton Driver

Apr 10th, 2017

Wilson Staff has released the world’s most adjustable multi–piece driver on general sale in the UK, featuring two interchangeable sole plates for optimal launch, spin and extraordinary distance.

The New Lynx Black Cat Driver

The New Lynx Black Cat Driver

Mar 7th, 2017

I remember the first time I got hooked on golf. I was 15 and caddying for my 4-handicap friend in the Club Championship. The first time I pulled a club out of the bag, I noticed the club head had a picture of a wild cat on it. It looked really cool. It was a Lynx...

Leaders' Drives: Winston Churchill

Leaders' Drives: Winston Churchill

Mar 4th, 2017

Forget all that stuff about the field of human conflict, we at GolfPunk believe that some of Winston Churchill’s finest oratories were those he delivered on the subject of golf. 

The Sunday Driver: Yonex Ezone XPG

The Sunday Driver: Yonex Ezone XPG

Feb 15th, 2017

The Ezone XPG is the latest Yonex driver. The Japanese brand have been working with graphite in club heads since the 90’s, as well as being a world leader in racket sports. No brand understands more about the lightweight material in golf.

Callaway launches new GBB Epic Driver

Callaway launches new GBB Epic Driver

Feb 15th, 2017

There's gonna be a jail break. That's what Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott sang. Before he died exactly 31 years ago to the day. Which is weird because today, that's right, 31 years to the day, Callaway are launching their own jail break.

Beef reviews the Titleist 917 Drivers!

Beef reviews the Titleist 917 Drivers!

Dec 17th, 2016

We caught up with Beef recently, and he gave us the exclusive on his brand new Titleist 917D3 driver. The short review: It's better! The long review? Well watch on to see what he thinks about his latest boom stick.

6 of the Best 2017 Drivers

6 of the Best 2017 Drivers

Dec 17th, 2016

We don't know about you, but we want to hit the ball further. From watching Jason, Dustin and Rory rip it off the tee, to seeing Lucas Dornan drive it 380 yards on the regular, distance matters. Here's a round up of 2017's best drivers. 

Wilson's new Triton driver is non–conforming

Wilson's new Triton driver is non–conforming

Dec 13th, 2016

Wilson Golf and the Golf Channel collaborated on a television reality series during the autumn called Driver vs. Driver. The Triton driver, designed by Eric Sillies, was the winner, and earned him a very tidy $500,000.

TaylorMade M2 2017 Driver

TaylorMade M2 2017 Driver

Dec 6th, 2016

Can TaylorMade top the M2 driver? We think they might have managed it. Meet the new 2017 M2. 

Fidel Castro – leaders drives

Fidel Castro – leaders drives

Nov 26th, 2016

Fidel Castro has died peaceful at the ripe old age of 90. The communist revolutionary ruled Cuba for half a century and inspired insurrections across the globe. And he also liked a bit of golf.

Mizuno JPX 900 Driver

Mizuno JPX 900 Driver

Oct 30th, 2016

Why the new Mizuno JPX 900 driver is their most important driver in years! 

The Titleist 917 Drivers

The Titleist 917 Drivers

Sep 8th, 2016

They're finally here! The all new Titleist 917 drivers! And they're bloomin' gorgeous!

The Sunday Driver: PXG 0811

The Sunday Driver: PXG 0811

Aug 14th, 2016

With Nike pulling out of golf equipment, Rory Mcilroy is going to have to find some new clubs. Could this be his next driver?

Hit Longer Drives!!!

Hit Longer Drives!!!

Aug 12th, 2016

Everyone wants to hit the ball further. EVERYONE. But swinging harder isn't the solution. Swinging clever is. Listen to Jeff Ritter and get hitting the driver on the upswing for longer drives. 

Lynx Black Cat Driver

Lynx Black Cat Driver

Aug 7th, 2016

Lynx have got a wallet friendly new driver for you to try, check out the new Black Cat.

The Open Sunday Driver

The Open Sunday Driver

Jul 17th, 2016

So what did Henrik Stenson use this week to shoot that final round 63 around Royal Troon at The Open? We’ve had a look in depth at what Callaway drivers him and Phil Mickelson used to tear up Troon plus the rest of their bags. 

New longest member revealed

New longest member revealed

Jun 20th, 2016

The ‘World’s Longest Serving Golf Club Member’ title my need to go to someone else, as Kirkintilloch Golf Club now claim to have an even longer standing member than Norfolk's Geoffrey Crosskill.

The Sunday Driver: United K

The Sunday Driver: United K

Jun 12th, 2016

The Sunday Driver, where we tell you about a driver you may not have heard of before. This week we've got the new United Golf K.

MacMillan Longest Day Challenge

MacMillan Longest Day Challenge

Jun 12th, 2016

A former chef diagnosed with incurable cancer is aiming to raise more than £1,000 by taking part in the Longest Day Challenge for MacMillan Cancer Support.

Cobra's Amazing Driver Offer

Cobra's Amazing Driver Offer

May 1st, 2016

Cobra have an amazing new offer, dishing out free Arccos Driver trackers with the purchase of a new King driver.  Find out all about them here, and which driver you should chose.

Driver Of The Year 2015

Driver Of The Year 2015

Apr 14th, 2016

The honourable Mr Dave Fanning Esq steps up to the plate at the PGA Show in Orlando Jan 2016, to receive the GolfPunk Staunch Award for 'Driver Of The Year 2015'. Good day & congratulations, your grace. #LovelyStuff

The Sunday Driver: Honma TW 727 Driver's

The Sunday Driver: Honma TW 727 Driver's

Mar 27th, 2016

We've got an amazing competition starting tomorrow courtesy of Honma, so we thought it would be a great time to tell you all about Honma's TW727 series drivers. They aren't just ordinary golf clubs...

Callaway XR 16 Sub Zero Driver

Callaway XR 16 Sub Zero Driver

Mar 16th, 2016

Check out this super limited edition driver Callaway have created specifically for their long hitting tour professionals. It's the driver for the best of us. 

The Cobra King Driver Range

The Cobra King Driver Range

Feb 27th, 2016

There are so many drivers on the market this season, it’s hard enough to know where to start. Even within each brand – why should you try one driver over another? Cobra have three brilliant King driver options, so how should you choose between them?

6 More Of The Best 2016 Drivers

6 More Of The Best 2016 Drivers

Feb 10th, 2016

We want to hit the ball further in 2016. We're not sure we're ready to start working out though, so we thought we'd see which driver might help us hit longer drives this year. There are limitations in place on driver design by the R&A and USGA, but the manufactuers won't stop striving to produce drivers that hit the ball consistantly further.

Longest ever putt on TV

Longest ever putt on TV

Feb 6th, 2016

This putt is twice as long as Terry Wogan's famous televised putt, which we showed the other day. At 200 feet, the putt Dave Pelz holed at Whistling Straits is verified as the longest golf putt in the world on television and the farthest putt on record ever.

The Sunday Driver: Knuth High Heat

The Sunday Driver: Knuth High Heat

Jan 31st, 2016

The Knuth High Heat is the most forgiving driver you’ve probably never heard of. We first tried it at last year's PGA show. We’ve just got back from this year's show and there is still nothing quite like it. 

The TaylorMade M2 Driver

The TaylorMade M2 Driver

Jan 25th, 2016

We’re in Orlando getting ready for the PGA Merchandise Show, and when the first few people are reading this piece we will be hitting the brand new TaylorMade M2 Driver. We’ll let you know what we think of it as soon as we’ve hit it. In the meantime, here is what we’ve been told so far.

Building A TaylorMade Driver For The PGA Tour

Building A TaylorMade Driver For The PGA Tour

Jan 18th, 2016

Week in, week out, the TaylorMade Tour Truck follows the PGA Tour around the USA, building clubs for the best players in the world. Looking like something from Mad Max on the outside, these rolling workshops have everything on board to build perfect golf clubs for the likes of Jason Day, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, and Sergio Garcia. TaylorMade's Senior Tour Technician, Wade Liles, shows us how quickly he can make a driver from start to finish.

The Sunday Driver (Shaft): Paderson KINETIXx IRMT

The Sunday Driver (Shaft): Paderson KINETIXx IRMT

Jan 17th, 2016

Every Sunday we try and bring you a driver you may not have heard of. This week though we thought we’d kick off with a driver shaft. We’ve all seen Aldilas and Mitsubishis, Speeders and Dynamic Golds. But Paderson? These guys you probably haven’t heard of, but you will.

The Brand New PING G Driver

The Brand New PING G Driver

Jan 11th, 2016

Even big cheeses at golf companies get to go on holiday sometimes. But if you’re a Solheim, and golf and engineering are in your blood, you never truly stop thinking about golf equipment. When you happen across a dragonfly on a tropical island, you or I would think “Hmmm, pretty". John Solheim, grandson of the great Karsten Solheim, thought ‘innovation'.

Callaway XR 16 and XR 16 Pro Drivers

Callaway XR 16 and XR 16 Pro Drivers

Jan 5th, 2016

“Dubai you say? End of November you say? Two new drivers you say? Smoke me a driver, I’ll be back for my tee time.” I didn't exactly need my arm twisting, and with that I was off to the Arabian Ranches Golf Club to try the latest Callaway XR 16 and XR 16 Drivers. 

Nike Vapor Fly Driver

Nike Vapor Fly Driver

Dec 11th, 2015

The Nike Golf Vapor Fly is the most forgiving driver of the new Nike lineup and is already being used out on tour by Paul Casey. Let’s call this one the Big Blue Meanie.

Nike Vapor Fly Pro Driver

Nike Vapor Fly Pro Driver

Dec 11th, 2015

The Vapor Fly Pro driver is the model that the majority of Nike tour players will be using in 2016, including Rory McIlroy. We’ll call this one the Blue Meanie.

Nike Vapor Flex 440 Driver

Nike Vapor Flex 440 Driver

Dec 11th, 2015

The Nike Vapour Flex 440 is the most adjustable driver Nike have made, with it’s FlexFlight weight cartridge, spin can be increased or decreased as desired. Let’s call this model the Baddest Blue Meanie!

The Sunday Driver: Williams Racing Golf

The Sunday Driver: Williams Racing Golf

Dec 6th, 2015

It's the Sunday Driver, we've found you another long hitting golf ball smasher you may never have heard of. This one uses Formula One aerodynamics in the quest for longer distance.