Long Drive

Thursday, March 7, 2019 – Mesquite Sports and Event Complex

Long Drive on “The Grid” – Home of the World Long Drive Championship

Open to Pros and Amateurs

(all times approximate)
– 8:00am: Check-in / Range Open for Practice
– 9:00am: Women Called to Tee – Hitting Oldest to Youngest Divisions
– 9:30am: Men, 70+ Called to Tee – Hitting Oldest to Youngest Divisions
– 10:30am: Men, 50-69 Called to Tee – Hitting Oldest to Youngest Divisions

$20 MSG Registration + $10 event fee (Deadline: 4:00pm event eve)

Terri Rylander,  702-345-3347, mesquiteseniorgames@gmail.com

Notes, Standards, and Etiquette:
– Amateurs only  in amateur category – Amateur means no PGA status, never competed in a professional long drive competition
– Entry includes 1 bucket of practice balls (approx 30)
– Clubs must conform to USGA / LDA standards – Maximum Tee Length: 4″
– See: www.usga.org/Rule-Books/Rules-on-Clubs-and-Balls/Equipment-Rules/
– Please abide by the norms of golf dress and etiquette

Format and Scoring:
– Seeding by random draw
– Each player has 2 sessions on the grid, hitting 4 balls each session
– Balls and 2.75″ to 4″ tees provided – Grid is 75 yards wide
– Two hitters at a time – Hit four balls within 3 minutes – Ball must land and stay inbounds
– Reseed for 2nd round by inverse of placement – Random Draw if tie
– Longest drive counts towards placement (measured perpendicular from tee line)
– Drives within 6 inches of each other count as a “tie” – 3-Ball Shootout breaks tie for medals

Directions to Venue:
– I-15, exit 120, north on Falcon Ridge Pkwy, west on Hardy Way, right on World Champions Way

Long Drive Results – 2018
Long Drive Results – 2017
Long Drive Results – 2016
Long Drive Results – 2015
Long Drive Results – 2014
Long Drive Results – 2013

12 Comments
  1. Best time ever
    Will you be posting the winners soon

  2. What is the date for the 2018 games, and if I turn 70 in June 2018,will I be able to compete in the 70+ age group?

    • Hi Mike – In all events, yes – EXCEPT Track and Field which goes by the age you are on competition day.

  3. If I turn 50 August 1 2017 am I eligable

    • Hi Dan,

      Yes. Mesquite Senior Games goes by the age you are at the end of the year. So, age as of 12/31/2017. Hope to see you there!

      Terri

    • Hey, it’s Chantal. I want to watch you play in March.

      • Come on out on March 8, 2018 at 9am to see the Mesquite Senior Games Long Drive event!

  4. Good day I’m from Montreal,how can I participate to your event?I’m 62 years old,thank you in advance and have a great day,Daniel

    • Hi Daniel,

      If you have ever competed in a professional long drive event, that we would consider you a pro. Otherwise, as an amateur, you would be most welcome! Just go to our Registration page and either download the form and mail it in or use the online registration button.

  5. Good day,I’m from Montreal Canada and I’m a legend long driver (62 years old)my question is can I participated to your event and how can I make reservation.I’ll wait for your response,thank you in advance and have a great day,Daniel.

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