June 29th 2016.- The registrations for the Czech Republic LDET Championship (8th & 9th July) are CLOSED!
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
1 day for the AUSTRIA LDET
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
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 email@example.com will get their ticket! VIDEO
The draw of the Holland LDET
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 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
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.- 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
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
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.