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Hungary: Competition area

Do you want to know the competition area at Zala Springs Golf Resort? Hungary will host for the first time a LDET event. The grid and the tee box has been designed to watch a great tournament and why not to see the bombs over the 440 yards (LDET Record). The competitors will also have 2 training areas. More info and Photos

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Batthyány Castle 4* & Batthyány Mansion 4* : The complex it´s located just 1 minute from the Zala Springs Golf Resort.

Situated in a landscaped area of 10 acres, on the outskirts of a small village called Zalacsány, and just in front of the golf course! Book your stay as soon as possible!

Maurice Allen wins in Prague and reaches a bomb of 438 yards.

9th July 2016 – PRAGUE. – American Maurice Allen won clearly the fifth tournament of the Long Drivers European Tour after winning the final of the Czech Republic LDET Championship against Danish Michael Jepsen in two sets with two best shots of 376 and 368 yards. Allen sums up his second win of the season and equal the Swede Emil Rosberg, eliminated in the 1/8 final against all odds. The tournament was held for the first time at the Golf Club Praha. CZECH RESULTS // LDET RANKING

CZECH REPUBLIC LDET Championship

Friday 8th July.- Official training session of the CZECH REPUBLIC LDET Championship.

Longest ball was for T.Marionex with 415 yards! The 2nd best mark ever (best 420y in Austria) in practise session!

Ready to see the hitters in Prague?

CZECH REPUBLIC will host for the third time a LDET championship. After one year of absence this season the hitters will play at the Golf Club Praha (Prague) next 8th & 9th July. www.gcp.cz

Schedule & pairings 

Longest Ball

Teemu Pitkänen (FIN) "Longest Ball Record" in 4 years of the LDET circuit: 440 yards!

The records

Last weekend in Austria some hitters broke the records! Here you are the Longest Ball marks of the  tour in 4 years:

1.- 440y Temu Pitkänen
2.- 433y Emil Rosberg
3.- 428y Temu Pitkanen
4.- 427y Emil Rosberg
5.- 426y Vincent Palm
6.- 426y Emil Rosberg 
7.- 425y Timo Petrasch 
8.- 424y Vincent Palm
9.- 423y T. Marionex
10.- 423y Maurice Allen

No Distance, No Glory

Emil Rosberg wins again with a bomb of 420 yards at the Diamond Country Club.

25th June 2016 – Atzenbrugg (AUSTRIA).- Swedish Emil Rosberg won the AUSTRIA LDET Championship beating the Swiss Mauro Benaglio with a best hits of 420 & 416 yards after playing two sets in an amazing tournament with bombs over the 400 yards marks. The longest ball of the day sponsored by Williams Racing Golf was 440 yards achieved by Teemu Pitkänen (FIN).The fourth tournament of the season was held for the first time in Austria at the Diamond Country Club (a European Tour Destination). RANKING

Training session

June 24th 2016.- Official training Austria LDET Championship! The players hit bombs further than 400y! The longest one with practice balls was 420 yards! Tomorrow will be an amazing day!

Social LDET event

June 24th 2016.- This afternoon we had a social LDET event: Penalty Shootout: Emil Rosberg (Sweden) won the championship beating Timo Petrasch (Germany) in the final!

Long Drivers Penalty Shootout

Emil & Timo before the "Penalty final"

1 day for the AUSTRIA LDET

AUSTRIA will host for the first time a LDET championship. It will be at the Diamond Country Club this Friday 24th & Saturday 25th June at the golf course located near the town of Atzenbrugg: www.diamondcountryclub.com INFO

LDET Road to New Zealand: The big final

June 13th 2016 – BARCELONA. – The Long Drivers European Tour (LDET) will celebrate the last tournament of the season in New Zealand where the top-8 ranked hitters of the Tour will compete to know the Long Drive Champion in Europe. The LDET Tour goes abroad for the first time of the tour and the LDET Road to New Zealand 2016 will take place next 5th and 6th of November at the Remuera Golf Club, in Auckland, the country’s largest city. MORE INFO

Maurice Allen back on top of the podium

4 June 2016 – AMSTERDAM. – American Maurice Allen won the Holland LDET Championship beating the English Scott Beaven with a best hit of 376 & 367 yards after playing two sets in a amazing final and returns to the top of the podium in the circuit. PRESS RELEASE / RANKING

Amsterdam: The official training session

SCHEDULE 4th JUNE:
08.00-08.25: Registrations for players who can´t come on Friday. (After that time we won´t accept any registration).
08.25: Amateurs 2 sets of 6 balls.
09.05: Seniors: 2 sets of 6 balls.
10.00-11.45: Pros: Group’s 1 and 2.
11.45-13.15: Pros: Goup’s 3 and 4.
13.45: Semi-finals and Final Amateur. Best of 6 balls.
14.00: Semi-finals & Final Senior. Best of 3 sets.
14.40: PROFESSIONALS Matchplays: Starts 16/finals. Best of 3 sets.
17.00: Semi-final & Final PRO.
17.45: Podium ceremony

Promo LDET event: the Heineken Experience

Do you want to have a Heineken Experience?? Today 3rd June at 12.15pm, before the Holland LDET Championship don´t miss the opportunity to have a Heineken Experience VIP Tour and beer tasting in Amsterdam!

Enjoy an immersive, behind the scenes guided tour of the Heineken Experience in Amsterdam and explore the old brewery where Heineken was first brewed. Following the tour, a Heineken connoisseur will take you to an exclusive bar where you will sample 5 premium beers, served with a fine selection of Dutch cheeses and ‘bitterballen’.

The first 12 players who write us at info@europeanlongdrivers.com will get their ticket! VIDEO

Amsterdam, next 3rd & 4th June 

May 17th 2016.- Close to Amsterdam Centre, since 1935 Amsterdam Old Course is one of the oldest Dutch golf courses (9 holes) with a historic clubhouse. Previously, surrounded by meadows, is now a rustic oasis at the foot of the Amsterdam Arena (AFC Ajax).

For a second year the Amsterdam Old Course will host the HOLLAND LDET Championship next 3rd & 4th June. Last season, John McSloy (SCO) won the title after beating Dewald Lubbe (SAF) in a big final for 2 sets 1. Will McSloy defeat his title or are you ready to conquer Holland? MORE INFO

Rosberg feelings

VIDEO: Rosberg in his first season as a professional and only 18 years old has won his first event of the LDET.

Highlights Denmark

May 8th 2016.- Highlights of the Denmark LDET held last weekend at the Silkeborg Ry GolfKlub. VIDEO

Rosberg surprisingly wins the Denmark LDET championship

May 7th 2016, Ry.- The Swedish Emil Rosberg won the Denmark LDET Championship beating Teemu Pitkänen with a best hit of 333 yards after playing three sets in an unprecedented final in the four years of the circuit. The second tournament of the season was held at the Silkeborg Ry Golfklub in the tee #1. RESULTS // PHOTOS

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

LDET promoting the tour in New Zealand

Friday 15th 2016, Auckland (NZ).- Long Drivers European Tour players Maurice Allen and Frederik Frost Laursen were interviewed by the radio station The Sound here in Auckland. Click the photo to watch the interview. 

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.

RESULTS // FINAL 2015 VOLVIK LDET RANKING

Promotional video

What a great and amazing show awaits us next weekend at Lumine Golf! VIDEO

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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.

WATCH ALL THE VIDEOS

Highlights of the Season´14: Inside the game

OTHER NEWS:

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 

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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.

Next stop: HUNGARY LDET

29th & 30th July: Zala Springs Golf 

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