Wildcard makes it all the way to Long Drive final

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Dubai: Two-time long drive world champion Tim Burke hit 335 yards to win the inaugural event in the four-stage Long Drive World Series (LDWS) at Jumeirah Golf Estates on Friday. The American was 5.5 yards ahead of his compatriot public wildcard entry Ryan Reisbeck, who hit 329.5 yards, to take the lion’s share of the… Read more »


Tim Burke swings into action to take inaugural Long Drive World Series in Dubai

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Tim Burke won the inaugural Long Drive World Series event at Dubai’s Jumeirah Golf Estates this past weekend, narrowly edging out wild card and American compatriot Ryan Reisbeck to take home the winning share of £50,000 (Dh227,678) in prize money. More than 1,000 spectators witnessed two-time long drive world champion Burke edge a close contest… Read more »




Long Drive World Series delivers on promise to be one of golf’s greatest new shows

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The inaugural Long Drive World Series, delivered on its promise to be one of golf’s greatest new shows with its first event, this past weekend, Friday, 17 March at Jumeirah Golf Estates’ European Tour Performance Institute – attracting a bumper crowd of over 1000 spectators with an exciting atmosphere both on and off the green.




Golf to go the full 180 and become the new darts?

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Dubai: Golf could become the new darts if a new four-stage Long Drive World Series, which tees-off with its first ever event at Jumeirah Golf Estates on Friday, hits off. With live DJs, pyrotechnics and food trucks, organisers are hoping to revolutionise the sport, and open it up to a younger, more hip and cool,… Read more »


Dubai golfer earns spot in the Long Drive World Series

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Those who love nothing more than to see players ‘grip it and rip it’ are in for a treat this weekend as the world’s biggest hitters are set to descend on Jumeirah Golf Estates’ European Tour Performance Institute for the World Long Drive Series, taking place on Friday March 17 from 5pm.




Things to do in Dubai this weekend

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Dubai is hosting the inaugural Long Drive World Series, which will see eight of the world’s very best Long Drivers driving it out for glory (basically, seeing who can smack their ball the farthest). There’ll be sudden death knockouts and head to head battles, as well as a live DJ, pyrotechnics, and food. If this… Read more »


Dubai Minute: Great things happening in Dubai this weekend

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See eight of the world’s best golfers in action at Dubai’s Jumeirah Golf Estates for the inaugural Long Drive World Series – including two-time World Champion, Joe Miller. They’ll be competing for a AED 223k prize fund, but spectators also win with a free party, and of course there will be food trucks galore.


Dubai hosts the inaugural Long Drive World Series

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Taking the Olympic motto of “Faster, higher, stronger” a little too literally, this weekend sees the biggest hitters in the world of golf facing off in the sport’s most exciting new battleground: The Long Drive World Series.








Lucas Dornan…427 yards and counting

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Prepare to be amazed by the swing speeds at Friday night’s Long Drive World Series debut at Jumeirah Golf Estates Lucas Dornan stumbled across long driving almost by accident. Now the fast-talking, tattooed 31-year-old is the UK champion and one of the favourites for the new Long Drive World Series which will take is global… Read more »


Dubai To Kick-Off First-Ever Long Drive World Series

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In a city known for firsts, Dubai residents and sport enthusiasts should get ready for one more as the city readies to host the first event in the inaugural Long Drive World Series, 17 March, 6pm at Jumeirah Golf Estates.


Golf’s biggest hitters come to Dubai

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If you love a bit of golf but tire of five-hour rounds, bunker rescue shots and three putting, then Long Drive golf might just be for you. Forget mastering the nuances of the game, this game is all about power, and Dubai will be playing host to the world’s first Long Drive World Series event… Read more »


The spectacular Long Drive World Series starts at Jumeirah Golf Estates

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This March the world’s biggest hitters will go head to head on golf’s most exciting new battleground: The Long Drive World Series. Eight competitors, each a champion in their own right, have been hand-picked to play and will start their campaigns under the spectacular night lights of Dubai.


Long Drive World Series to open in Dubai

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In a city known for firsts, Dubai residents should get ready for one more as the city readies to host the first event in the inaugural Long Drive World Series, March 17 at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Challenging everything expected of, or known, about golf events – and golfers- the Long Drive World Series Dubai will… Read more »










Cool hand Luc ‘The Usain Bolt of golf’

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Meet UK Long Drive champion Lucas Dornan who swings so hard he can snap a club in two ‘The Usain Bolt of golf’ – Meet UK Long Drive champion Lucas Dornan who swings so hard he can snap a club in two