The 2013 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship Open Division Final Event will take place October 30, from 6-8 p.m. PST under the lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The special teeing area is located in the grandstands about 40 feet above the LVMS grass infield, which will serve as the 50-yard wide fairway. The Finals will be aired LIVE on Golf Channel with a winner-take-all prize of $250,000 earned by the last Driver standing of the eight finalists. The eight finalists will qualify in Mesquite, Nevada, Sept. 18-27 at the Mesquite Sports and Event Complex.
LDA will crown champions in six of the divisions in Mesquite. The Mesquite portion will account for three of the four shows chronicling the competitors’ drive to the championship that will air on Golf Channel for what is billed as Long Drive Month. The event will be showcased in 25 hours of airtime on Golf Channel beginning October 9. Additionally, a documentary style hour-long special will air on NBC later in the year.
Golf Channel will have a production crew will be on hand at various qualifacation events throughtout the country.
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