Fort Benning will host a Military Long Drive Competition 2pm April 2 for all active duty and retired service members and National Guard or Reserve Soldiers. This is one of 12 qualifiers held across the Army, all sanctioned by the World Long Drive Association. Winners from each of the 12 installations will compete at Fort Jackson May 5-7.


The cost is $25 for eight balls. Participants may compete as many times as time allows. First prize for the qualifier is a $500 Pro Shop gift certificate and an all-expense paid trip to the finals and a shot at the $10,000 grand prize and an exemption into the Volvik World Log Drive Championship. The second place winner gets a $200 Pro Shop gift certificate, and third place a $100 gift certificate.

To enter, complete the Long Drive Qualifier Entry Form and deliver it to the Fort Benning Golf Course on Baltzell Avenue. For more information, call 706-545-0397.