REMAX Long Drive in New
In 2013 new winner, 20-year old university
student, Alex Lunn from Morrinsville GC belts out 377m to take out The 2013 NZ
REMAX Long Drive Championship at the Remuera GC. Michael Grant from Takapuna GC
wins 2013 Masters Title.
At Clearwater Resort during the 2012
BMW NZ Open, Auckland golfer Adam Taylor blasted his way to a national
title to take out the 2012 REMAX Long Drive Championship.
In 2011 Otago GC long driver and university
student Cameron Grant outhit the best in the sport to win the New Zealand
In 2009 & 2010 the 'Big Unit' Baden
Waiwai from Poverty Bay GC wins the national title with massive hits on the
REMAX Long Drive Grid of over 350m.
In 2008 Sheridan Vining, Palmerston North
wins REMAX Long Drive Championship.
The RE/MAX Long Drive Championship of New
Zealand aims are to uncover New Zealand’s long hitting superstars. In 2006 New
Zealand produced the REMAX Women’s World Long Drive Champion, in Phillis Meti
from Auckland. She belted out a long drive of 326 yards leaving her other
competitors in her wake. In 2007 and again in 2008 Phillis was the longest
driver at the World Championships but was beaten in a match play final by a local
Not to be outdone, our New Zealand men have
also been on the world stage. In 2010 Davyn Nola from Auckland representing New
Zealand, competed in the World Finals in the USA belting out shots over
In 2009 Baden Waiwai from Poverty Bay
represented New Zealand at the REMAX Long Drive World Final. This was on the
back of his previous visit in 2006 where he finished 5th in the world.
In 2008, Sheridan Vining from Palmerston
North competed well in the World Final but came up against some pretty tough
competition with the winner Jamie Sadlowski from the USA shooting 418
REMAX World Long Drive
The sport of LONG DRIVE was first
introduced in the USA in 1995. It is the premier event in power golf and one of
the world’s fastest growing TV spectator and participation sports. Its star
attraction is being able to unveil hidden talent and stir up an enormous
Over 10,000 competitors from 300 events
covering 45 countries compete nationally for qualifying places in the annual
RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship in the USA with a purse of over USD
The ‘have a go’ attitude fuels the power
golf craze, providing power hitters with an adrenaline-drenched, high impact
event, and the opportunity for international notoriety as the RE/MAX World Long
Drive Champion. RE/MAX, one of the world’s largest selling real estate
companies, has been the naming sponsor for a number of years and was
instrumental in creating a purpose-built Long Drive stadium to hold the
championships in Mesquite, Nevada, USA.
For more information about Long Drive
please go to www.longdrivers.com