LDET circuit arrives in Denmark for the first time this weekend
- In its fourth season, the circuit will be premiering for the first time in Denmark on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th May. 25 players will be gathered in this tournament including the current European champion Maurice Allen.
4th of May 2016, Silkeborg.- After the premiere of this tour season at the Fairmont St. Andrews in Scotland, the home of golf, the adrenaline of the long drivers tour lands in Denmark, which is a new addition to the circuit. The tournament will be held in Silkeborg Ry Golfklub, highly recognized as one of Denmark’s finest golf venues and this year celebrates its 50th birthday. "The Denmark LDET Championship will kick off a series of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our venue in 2016”, says Mads Faber, Manager of the course. “We are very pleased to welcome the elite Long Drivers of the World to Kildebjerg-Ry and the first ever LDET Championship in Denmark”, he ads. PRESS RELEASE / PAIRINGS
Promotional event before Denmark LDET
Next Friday afternoon (19h), after the official training session, we will organize a promotional event: Karts event with some of the long drivers competing at the Denmark LDET Championship.
Race Hall is the biggest indoor karting in Europe and just 20 min from the Ry Silkeborg GC. Have a look at the karts center: www.racehall.dk
Schedule DENMARK LDET: 6th & 7th May
LDET promoting the tour in New Zealand
Road to New Zealand
Thursday 14th 2016, Auckland (NZ).- The LDET is growing every day: This weekend, the Long Drivers European Tour will be part of an special event at the city of Auckland.
2 of the best players of the last season, Maurice Allen (Champion) and Frederik Frost (#3) will do long drive shows/clinics during the weekend, especially on Sunday, the day of the event: Celebrity Golf Tournament at Golf Harbour Country Club. We will post photos and videos on our social media during the weekend!
Andreas Persson wins the first champ of the LDET in St. Andrews
April 10th 2016, St. Andrews.- The Swedish Andreas Persson won the Scotland LDET Championship beating Dan Konyk with a best hit of 362 yards after playing three sets in the final. In the first tournament of the season, held at the Fairmont St. Andrews, almost 30 hitters from all over Europe participated. READ MORE / RANKING
Pairings of the Scotland LDET
This afternoon we have had the draw of the Scotland LDET Championship at the Fairmont St. Andrews Hotel. Good luck to all the competitors and see you tomorrow at the official practice session.
2 days for the Scotland LDET Championship. Today during the afternoon we will do the draw of the tournament.
More info: Pairings & Schedule
STAR GRIP new sponsor of the LDET
April 6th,2016 ST. ANDREWS.- The Long Drivers European Tour and Star Grip® today announced an agreement making Star Grips an official sponsor of the 2016 circuit beginning next weekend in St. Andrews for the Scotland LDET Championship and running through the whole season.
Star Grips involvement with the LDET will begin this year as an Official Grip Sponsor, including a significant activation at every event of the season. The brand will sponsor the “Best LDET player of each group of the qualifying stages with our golf grips", says John Nunes , President of Star Grip. READ MORE
The LDET engine starts this Saturday 9th April with the Scotland LDET Championship
April 5th, 2016 - BARCELONA. The LDET engine starts this Friday 8th and Saturday 9th April with the first tournament of the 2016 season at the Fairmont St. Andrews (Scotland). The first event will bring together nearly thirty hitters from all over Europe including the current European LDET champion, Maurice Allen, and the 2014, Joe Miller.
"Starting in Scotland means a lot for us. We are very proud that a field like Fairmont St. Andrews is the beginning of our fourth season that will certainly be impressive", says Xavier Eusebio, founder and director of the tour. Read more
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Williams Racing Golf new sponsor of the Long Drivers European Tour 2016
22nd February 2016, Barcelona.- Long Drivers European Tour (LDET) and Williams Racing Golf (WRG) have signed a sponsorship agreement whereby the clubs and golf accessories brand becomes one of the main sponsors of the 2016 circuit. Williams will provide the tour and the players the benefits related to the design and technology that has made Williams F1 one of the most successful teams in Formula One.
Speed and show in the DNA
With the combination of both companies, the LDET and Williams are naturally associated in the DNA because the long drivers and Williams drivers technology are focusing to get the maximum speed, control, power and performance. PRESS RELEASE & VIDEO
New players of the 2016 tour
"Hitting the golf ball very far is the coolest thing there is in golf! I want to break the 400 yards". More
“In my first year I hope to do well and make a good name for myself and for my country.” More
"For the 2016 seaon my goals are to finish in Top-10 and qualify for the big final event". More
The Long Drivers European Tour premieres its fourth season in St. Andrews
12th January 2016, BARCELONA. - The Long Drivers European Tour (LDET) presents the fourth season - the only long drive tour in the world- which will start next 8th and 9th April in Scotland. The Fairmont St Andrews will host the first tournament of LDET, new locations have been added to the LDET tour this year including including Scotland premieres and Denmark, Austria, Hungary and Portugal. Nine of the ten scenarios have changed; only three countries are repeated from last year´s tour and Czech Republic will returns to the tour after a year of absence.
The Long Drivers European Tour at the “Home of Golf”
The new LDET season will start strong and with lots of emotions at the Fairmont St Andrews (8th and 9th April), which will be the first stop of the season. In Scotland, considered the "Home of Golf", the sport has been practiced for over 600 years and for the first time. MORE INFO
Maurice Allen crowned European Long Drive Champion. Dewald Lubbe repeats victory and win the Masters Cup.
November 28th of 2015 - TARRAGONA. The American Maurice Allen has been crowned European champion of the Volvik Long Drivers European Tour after the last championship of the season held at Lumine Golf where Dewald Lubbe has won THE MASTERS LDET CUP after beating Swede Alex Cedervall with a best shot of 378 yards after playing three sets in the big final.
Watch the Long Drivers swings
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.