John Daly Grip it and Rip it Long Drive Competition

Friday, May 3, 2024

5:00 PM
The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course
Driving Range

The Insperity Invitational John Daly Grip it and Rip it Long Drive Competition, in partnership with World Long Drive, will serve as a host site to qualify an amateur to earn a spot in the 2024 World Long Drive Championship.  The Insperity Invitational hosted four (4) local public qualifiers throughout Southern Texas – San Antonio, Austin and Houston along with 4 private qualifiers.

The TOP TWO (2) long-drivers at each public qualifier and the TOP from each private qualifier will compete at the Insperity Invitational John Daly Grip it and Rip it Long Drive Competition on Friday, May 3, 2024, after tournament play at the Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course.

Then, the winner of the Insperity Invitational Long-Drive competition will earn a spot to compete as an amateur in the World Long Drive Championship scheduled to take place August 8-11 at the Bobby Jones Golf Course in Atlanta, GA. Travel and accommodations to the World Long Drive Championship will be provided.

Qualified Contestants:

Austin Hibbetts
Blaine Hoon
Chaz Johnson
Fletcher Lewis
Marek Fleming
Thor Parrish
Tim Strandquist
Tyler Sanford
Harvey  Liversidge
Matt Palazzolo
Jansen McBride

Public Qualifiers:

The Insperity Invitational John Daly Grip it and Rip it Long Drive Competition, in partnership with World Long Drive, will serve as a host site to qualify an amateur to earn a spot in the 2024 World Long Drive Championship.  The Insperity Invitational will hold four (4) local public qualifiers throughout Southern Texas – San Antonio, Austin and Houston.

The TOP TWO (2) long-drivers at each public qualifier will compete against other qualified contestants at the Insperity Invitational John Daly Grip it and Rip it Long Drive Competition on Friday, May 3, 2024, after tournament play at the Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course.

Then, the winner of the Insperity Invitational Long-Drive competition will earn a spot to compete as an amateur in the World Long Drive Championship scheduled to take place August 8-11 at the Bobby Jones Golf Course in Atlanta, GA. Travel and accommodations to the World Long Drive Championship will be provided.

Pre-registration is open. Payment will be required to pre-register. Pre-registration is not required and registration will also be available on-site.

To participate in a qualifier each participant must:

  1. Be of Amateur Status*.
  2. Fill out the participant registration form below. Form can be completed in advance or on-site.
  3. Pay participation fee** of $20.

* To participate, you must be of Amateur Status. You must not have competed in a World Long Drive event as a professional in the last 18 months.

**Participation fee includes:

  • Three (3) attempts
  • One (1) bucket of range balls (or equivalent)

Participants can buy-in as many times as they would like at $20 for three (3) more attempts.

Golfinity

12332 N FM 620 Building B, Austin, TX

Saturday, March 30 – Saturday, April 6

Hours: Mon-Sat 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

End of Competition: Saturday, April 6, 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

East River 9

65 Hirsch Road, Houston , TX

Friday, April 5

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

BlackHorse Golf Club

12205 Fry Rd, Cypress, TX

April 7, 2024

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.