Tag: long-drive

Beat Big Hitter? Stay Within Yourself

How Can We Compete With a ‘Big Hitter’ Who Hits It Sooooo Far? I once undertook a project known to be very difficult at work. When it was over, my friend said “Congratulations. You did it much less badly than anyone else.” I was grateful for the comment. That’s the game of golf. It’s bigger …

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World Long-Drive, It’s a Thing

World Long-Drive

World Long-Drive Champions Shoot Distance to Make Munis’ Mouths Water I have known about the long-drive championships since the first day I watched a golf tournament as a kid. The one who sticks out for me was George Bayer, so you can tell how long ago that was, and even he wasn’t the earliest. However, …

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Distance, Stature, and Winning

How Does it Work When Diminutive Golfers Win Without Distance? It has haunted my own game since I took it up as a child, and to detach the idea of driving distance from an external image of my persona as a golfer was extremely difficult. In fact, I’m not really sure that I ever got …

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Transgender LPGA Members

Transgender LPGA Members – Play, or Not Play? Lana Lawless won the Ladies’ Long Drive Association competition a while back, and they were so thrilled that they barred her from competing again. She drives about 270, but won the contest by hitting a 250 plus yard drive into a stiff head wind. After that, she …

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