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Scotland’s James Tait won round one of the 10-stage Long Drive World Series (LDWS) at Dubai’s Jumeirah Golf Estates on Friday with a 386-yard drive, six yards clear of defending champion Tim Burke of America. Twelve of the world’s best and four wildcard entries took part in the tournament, which sees competitors get three minutes… Read more »






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The growing trend of sports launching shorter formats to lure new audiences continues this week with Aussie Rules football and golf looking to follow on from the success of rugby sevens and Twenty20 (T20) cricket. Closer to home and today, Dubai’s Jumeirah Golf Estates will also host the first round of golf’s new and improved… Read more »


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The Long Drive World Series, one of golf’s most exciting new formats, is all set to come to Dubai for the second time at 19:00 on Friday at Jumeirah Golf Estates. The event in Dubai is the first in the series of 10 tournaments that will be held across all the cosmopolitan cities in the… Read more »


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That metallic ‘ping’ heard when golf club connects sweetly with golf ball will be a little louder than usual in Dubai this month when the big boys from the Long Drive World Series roll into town. The 10-date global 2018 tour in which players compete to hit the ball as far as possible, tees off… Read more »




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Dubai: Sixteen of the world’s biggest hitters including three UAE wild cards will take part in the Long Drive World Series when it returns to Dubai’s Jumeirah Golf Estates on February 9. The object of the game is to hit the ball the furthest off the tee for a chance to win a share of… Read more »


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The breakout tournament from the world of golf returns to Dubai this week. The Long Drive World Series is still a relatively new stand-alone sport, but it’s quickly gained a following thanks to the glitz, glamour and fireworks that accompany each edition. The 2017 Dubai champion, Tim Burke, will once again line-up against the competition… Read more »