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WINTHER, LASTOWKA TAKE TITLES AT 2012 RE/MAX WLDC

MESQUITE, NEVADA (October 25, 2012) - Ryan Winther and Eric Lastowka today reached the pinnacle of power golf by winning the 2012 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship Powered By Dick's Sporting Goods.

Winther, from Sacramento, CA, took the Open Division title with a 343 yard drive defeating Tim Burke of Washington, DC in a head-to-head showdown at Mesquite Sports and Event Complex. Cool conditions and a steady head wind of 15-20 mph proved to be a great test for all of the finalists.

Winther earned $150,000 and bragging rights as the longest hitter on the planet. Tim Burke earned $70,000 for his efforts.

Earlier, Eric Lastowka, who hails from Hanover, MA, took the Senior Division title and its $50,000 first prize. Lastowka defeated Hall of Famer, Frank Miller of Laguna CA. 387-369.

Don't miss the worldwide premiere on ESPN, December 23, 2012 at 2:30PM ET and again on ESPN2 on December 30, 2012 at 2:00PM ET. of course you can relive the action anytime on ESPN3.  

2012 RE/MAX WLDC OFFICIAL RESULTS:
Open Division Final: Ryan Winther
Ryan Winther v Tim Burke 343 - 335

Open Division Semifinals:
Ryan Winther v Landon Gentry 366-355
Tim Burke v Jamie Sadlowski 354-339

Open Division Quarterfinals:
Ryan Winther - 393
Jamie Sadlowski - 389
Tim Burke - 385
Landon Gentry - 379
Joshua Crews - 375
Justin Young - 355
Ryan Cooper - 350
Tom Peppard - 349

Senior Division Final:
Eric Lastowka v Frank Miller - 355-349

Senior Division Semifinals:
Frank Miller v George Slupski 340 - OB
Eric Lastowska v Eric Houballah 355 - 315

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Steve Wiley (817) 205-6312