The Long Drivers European Tour announces the 2018 calendar

· The tour will start next 7th & 8th April at Hotel Golf Château de Chailly
· The LDET circuit will pass through nine countries in Europe including the new premier of Russia and the new event of the Nations Cup
· The European Champion Matt Nicolle is ready to defend his title

5th January 2018, BARCELONA. - The Long Drivers European Tour (LDET) presents the sixth season which will start next 7th and 8th April in France. The Hotel Golf Château de Chailly will host the first tournament of the LDET. 4 of the nine countries – France, Belgium, Sweden and Italy - will return to the tour. One of the new events of the season will be the Nations Cup that for the first time of the Tour will have a long drive championship by teams next October.


Registrations for the 2018 season are open

DO YOU WANT TO BE A LDET PLAYER? If you have a really good drive and you believe you can be the next LDET Champion, join the Long Drivers European Tour circuit. The season will be really spectacular!

Nicolle, Petrasch, Palm, Marionex, Robertson, Roberts and Company are willing to compete against you next season! REGISTRATIONS

Matt Nicolle: the KING OF EUROPE!

20th November 2017, Torremirona Golf.- The English hitter from Jersey, Matt Nicolle has been crowned European Long Drive Champion after the last tournament of the season held at Torremirona Golf where he has won the MASTERS LDET CUP after beating the German Vincent Palm in the big final. MASTERS RESULTS

Nicolle dominates Europe: Nicolle has been the most tenacious and regular player of the season and finished in the first position with 7.000 points on the LDET ranking. The English hitter has won 4 events (Denmark, Estonia, Spain & the Masters) this season and also finished 3 times in the second position. Vincent Palm finished second (winner in Hungary) with 3.950 points and the Belgium Tanguy Marionex third (winner in Austria) with 3.700. FINAL 2017 EUROPEAN RANKING

Who is your favourite for the Masters?

17th November.- Who is your favourite for the MASTERS LDET CUP? 

This Sunday 19th November from 11am at Torremirona Golf Resort.


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The final battle: MASTERS LDET CUP

13th November 2017. -  The Long Drivers European Tour will celebrate the final event of the season next Sunday 19th November with the MASTERS LDET CUP, at Torremirona Golf Club (Figueres, Girona). The competition will bring together the best European hitters. VIDEO

The final event of the season
In this fifth season of the tour, which has been a great success of participation in different countries, the final tournament will be the ninth stop of a competition that has already gone through Silkeborg (Denmark), Tallinn (Estonia), Hannover (Germany), Atzenbrugg (Austria), Bled (Slovenia), Zalácsany (Hungary), Pravets (Bulgary) and Málaga (Spain). This season, for the first time in the history, the LDET alongside with the European Tour organized a long drive Demo-Show at the KLM Open in Netherlands. MORE INFO

Volvik is the perfect ball for the LDET

3rd November 2017, Europe.- VOLVIK is the official ball sponsor of the Long Drivers European Tour since 2014. The VIVID XT is the model we re using this season! Is a top ball!

During the last 6 years, the LDET have been in amazing places around Europe: from the “Home of Golf” St.Andrews to Bulgaria, Italy, Estonia, Slovenia, Austria, Sweden, Spain, France, Germany... Stay tuned because very soon we will announce the 2018 calendar!!

One month for the MASTERS LDET Cup

18th October 2017.- Almost 1 month for the Long Drivers European Tour finals: the Top-8 European players will compete for the MASTERS LDET CUP on Sunday 19th November at Torremirona Golf Club (

Nicolle, Pearmain, Petrasch and Curtis will be in Group A and Marionex, Palm, Roberts and Robertson in Group B. A lot of adrenaline at the final event! MORE INFO

Forslöv: injured and will miss the finals

11th October 2017.- Sebastian Forslöv will not compete at the MASTERS LDET Cup next November becasue of an injury he suffered in his wrist last month at the World Championships. We wish you a very good recovery!

The English player Steve Curtis will take his place.


8th October 2017.- Next 19th November will take place the big final tournament of the 2017 Long Drivers European Tour: the MASTERS LDET CUP. The Top-8 European players will compete for the final trophy at the spectacular Torremirona Golf Club ( The resort is located just 20 minutes from the city of Girona (Spain).

Nicolle, Marionex, Palm, Pearmain, Petrasch, Roberts, Robertson & Forslöv will be there for the final "battle"!!


Nicolle wins in Spain and is crowned the 

new European Champion

With his third season win, Nicolle is the new European Long Drive Champion.

24th September 2017, Málaga.- Matt Nicolle continues his impressive season winning the SPAIN LDET against the strongest field this year. Nicolle (368/332/382) beat Steve Curtis (330/343/327) in an amazing and exciting final by 2 sets 1. Aleksi Kivini (FIN) finished third. RESULTS / RANKING

Some photos of the Official training session at Real Guadalhorce Club de Golf

Do you have your drivers ready?

September 20th 2017.- This weekend their will need their best "shots" to beat their opponents at the SPAIN LDET Championship: Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th at Real Guadalhorce Club de Golf.

Nicolle, Pearmain, Petrasch, Palm, Marionex, Konyk, Roberts, Forslöv... The best European hitters will be here! Don´t miss it!


LDET brings the long drive to the European Tour

September 8th 2017- The Long Drivers European Tour is proud to announce that the long drive show will be featured at the KLM Open on the European Tour. Four of the best Long Drivers on the European ranking will be invited next Saturday 16th to the KLM Open at The Dutch golf course to do a special demo show in front of the crowds on the 18th hole.

We are delighted to team up with LDET to launch this spectacular show which will be a great opportunity for spectators and our sponsors to see the incredible distances that the LDET can smash the golf ball.  It is sure to be a great fun occasion for all at the end of tournament play on the Saturday” says Peter Adams, Director of International Championships at PGA European Tour. PRESS RELEASE

BRENNER MADE new champagne sponsor

· Brenner Made Champagne today announced the brand will be the official champagne sponsor of the tour and will provide the bottles of champagne at the podium ceremonies

4th September 2017, France.- BRENNER MADE has signed an agreement with Long Drivers European Tour to become one of the official sponsor of the circuit and will start their presence in three weeks at the Spain LDET championship.

We are proud to launch our sport apparel line and BM-12/17 Champagne on the LDET. All the proceeds from our ventures go to the Brenner Foundation to support programs for Children, Veterans and the Homeless. M12 brand, a partner of the Brenner Made brand, will be active in building interest in LDET. Our focus has been partnering with leaders in Sports such as Golf, Polo, Tennis, Yachting, Cricket, Motorsport and Fencing.” Richard Mahee, owner of M12.  READ MORE

Long Drive demo/clinic at Hotel Golf Chailly

Wednesday 30 August.- This weekend 1st & 2nd September at Hotel Golf Chateau de Chailly we will have a special LONG DRIVE Demo/Clinic by the LDET Player Maxime Bourzicot

Demo: Friday 6pm & Saturday 10am

Feel free to come if you are around!

Hotel Chailly:

Registrations open for the Spain LDET

Wednesday 23rd August.- MALAGA will welcome the best European hitters next 23rd & 24th September at Real Guadalhorce Club de Club. It will be an amazing tournament with a very strong field with players from England, Germany, Belgium, Wales, Spain... One of the most eagerly awaited tournaments of the season!

On Saturday 23rd, during the Official Training Session (17h) we will have the player’s registration. 

DEADLINE REGISTRATIONS:  Sunday 17th September. More info & registrations

The Swedish Forslöv wins in Bulgaria  

Saturday 12th August, PRAVETS. - The Swedish bomber Sebastian Forslöv wins his first European title. Forslöv (318/348/394) beats the English Brad Pearmain (OB7394/390) in one of the most exciting finals by 2 sets 1. RESULTS

Matt Nicolle finished in third position and continues on the top of the European Ranking

Order now the new Krank Golf Formula 7!

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Relive some of the best moments of the 2017 LDET season! MORE PHOTOS

The longest hitters in the LDET history.

                Will any player beat the record this season?

Teemu Pitkänen (FIN) "Longest Ball Record" in 5 years of the LDET circuit: 440 yards!

Longest Ball marks of the  tour in 5 years:

1.- 440y Temu Pitkänen
2.- 438y Maurice Allen
3.- 433y Emil Rosberg
4.- 426y Vincent Palm
5.- 425y Timo Petrasch
6.- 423y T. Marionex 
7.- 421y Matt Nicolle  
8.- 420y M. Benaglio 
9.- 416y Scott Beaven
10.- 412y Joe Miller 

No Distance, No Glory

Promotional video

The MASTERS LDET 2015: What a great and amazing show awaits us next weekend at Lumine Golf! VIDEO

Click here for the championship Info

D.Lubbe champion of the Volvik Cup

November 27th 2015.- South African hitter has won the Volvik CUP beating Adrián Sánchez in the final by  370 - 356. CONGRATS Dewald! INFO

Watch the Long Drivers swings

September 2015.- Watch and enjoy all the swings of some of the players who were competing last weekend at the SPAIN LDET Championship in Mijas: Persson, Beaven, Allen, Lubbe...and company. Thanks to Matthew Parry and Jason Floyd Academy.


Highlights of the Season´14: Inside the game


Promotional event

In Germany we organized a very cool event between the long drivers. Guess who is the best with the drive on the green? WATCH THE VIDEO

Final Top-3 2015

Final 2015 podium: Maurice Allen, Dewald Lubbe & Frederik Frost. FINAL RANKING // FOTOS 2015

LDET 2014

J. Miller champion 

Final 2014 podium: Joe Miller (7.000) , John McSloy (5.400) & Scott Beaven (4.000). FINAL RANKING // FOTOS.

LDET 2013

Podium: Miller, Persson & McSloy 

2013 Ranking: Miller 4.000, Persson 3.900 and McSloy 2.850 

LDET tournament promotions:

THE MASTERS: Penalty shootout

The long drivers have played a penalty shootout at the Torremirona football field. Jamie Kinnell (SCO) won the game.

SPANISH LDET 2013: Mijas bullring

The LDET players showed their drivers at the bullring of Mijas town the afternoon before of the big event.

FRANCE LDET: 7th & 8th April

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