· 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?
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 (www.golftorremirona.com).
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
The finals: MASTERS LDET CUP
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 (www.golftorremirona.com). 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.
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
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
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THE BEST MOMENTS OF THE 2017
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?
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
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.