2022 Asian Long Drive Championship set to start in September in Thailand


(ProNewsReport Editorial):- Phuket, Thailand July 8, 2022 (Issuewire.com) — The Asia Long Drive Association has announced that the 2022 Asia Long Drive Championship will be held at Laguna Golf Resort in Phuket, Thailand from September 14-16. 2022. be the first in a series of long-running events taking place in Asian lands. The championship is open to players from all Asian countries, as well as participants from Australia and New Zealand.

Players will compete in three categories: Open, Women’s and Master’s divisions. However, in order to compete for the title, competitors must meet clearly defined criteria for each category: the minimum yardage for qualification is 280 yards for the Open division, 240 yards for the ladies and 260 for the masters.

As for the program, the qualifying rounds will take place all day on the 16th and 17th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Competitors will play a preliminary round divided into two groups, with 16 players in each group. They will receive six bullets in 150 seconds. There will be five sets played in a round robin style, where the top eight players can advance to the final round.

The longest hitter in each category will win the championship title, direct entry to the 2022 PLDA World Championship and pocket a share of the prize money. The total purse available at the Asia Long Drive Championship 2022 is 80,000 USD.

Asia Long Drive Association will provide live coverage of the finals from start to finish. The game will be streamed live on Facebook, Youtube, TikTok and other official ALDA social media channels, so be sure to tune in. If you miss the game live, there will be a number of TV channels across Asia showing the Championship.

As the governing body for the sport of long drive in Asia, ALDA aims to increase the number of long drive events across the continent and provide opportunities for all categories – men and women, youth and seniors – to play the game and have fun at the same time. As ALDA signed a partnership agreement with the Professional Long Drivers Association (PLDA) last month, it made Asian long distance competitors eligible for the annual World Championship.

ALDA is delighted to welcome the best long distance players for the first ever Asian Long Distance Championship 2022 in Thailand. Join us in September and hone your skills as you take on some of Asia’s longest hitters.

Hope to see you in Thailand!

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