Big hitters get ready, long drive contests set for you

Updated: June 4, 2013

If you are a long ball hitter then you might want to tee it up at the local long drive qualifications, which are taking place on June 23rd, July 6th, July 20th and July 26th (last chance qualifier).

Local long drive contests will be held at High Cedars Golf Course in Orting, Wash. Kevin Osborne is the Regional Director for the Northwest and Alaska events. All local and regional events will be held at High Cedars. Qualifiers for the local event will participate in the Regional Qualifier, which will be held on July 27 (Open Regional) and July 28 (Senior Regional).

The next step from Regionals will be the Re/Max World Long Drive Championship Open, held in Mesquite, Nevada on September 23rd through 27. Final competition will be held Oct. 30 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The title sponsor for the final event is The Golf Channel, which will broadcast the event on tv. There are two divisions to contend in: The Open Division and the Senior Division. For information contact Kevin Osborne at