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 to see who can whack the ball furthest down the beautiful Jumeirah Golf Estates course. Rather than traipse around the fairways and greens as the golfers move to each pin, the Long Drive World Series is more of a social affair with canapes, drinks and light entertainment. Think going to brunch, but instead of someone with an acoustic guitar, it’s a guy swinging a club with all his might.
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