Everybody loves the long ball. Even if you can't drive it 400 yards, it sure is fun to watch someone else do it. One of the best venues to witness the long knockers is at Oklahoma's WinStar Golf Club, host of the Volvik World Long Drive Championships.
And now, you, the Golf Advisor reader, can have a chance to witness the longest drivers in the world in person by entering WinStar's World Long Drive VIP Giveaway. All you have to do is make the right picks in WinStar's World Long Drive VIP Giveaway, and WinStar World Resort will host you and a guest Sept. 4-5 during the 2018 Volvik World Long Drive Championship. The winning VIP package includes luxury accommodations, rounds of golf, VIP badges for the competition and even a lesson from one of the WinStar Golf Academy instructors to help you hit it longer than ever before.
The winner of WinStar's World Long Drive VIP Giveaway will get free golf instruction.
How to enter
WinStar's World Long Drive VIP Giveaway is simple to enter. Simply click here, and follow the instructions.
You select your prediction for each World Long Drive regular season event from each tier and earn points based on your competitors' results for each contest.
The individual with the most points at the end of the regular season (Aug. 13) wins.
And here's what you'll win if you have the most points:
- A two-night stay for two at WinStar World Resort for Sept. 4-5, 2018
- Two VIP badges to the 2018 Volvik World Long Drive Championship
- One long drive lesson with a WinStar Golf Academy professional
- One round of golf for two at WinStar Golf Club
- One World Long Drive prize pack
- One Kirby’s Steakhouse gift card valued at $100
The next event is the Midwest Slam August 2-4 at WinStar. Browse the full World Long Drive schedule here.
Golf at WinStar
Of course, you don't have to win WinStar's World Long Drive VIP Giveaway to come stay and play at WinStar. There are plenty of great overnight options available, starting at $109 per night. Call to book your WinStar stay and play experience today.
Designed by Steve Wolfard and D.A. Weibring, the original 18 holes opened in 2006 with another nine holes shortly thereafter. In 2017, an additional nine holes were built to form two courses. Named among Golfweek's Best Courses you Can Play in 2018, both championship courses feature wide fairways, plenty of bunkers and water hazards and offer five sets of tees and can anywhere from 4,900 to nearly 7,200 yards from the tips.
The WinStar clubhouse also offers instruction through the WinStar Golf Academy, which opened in 2011. This cutting-edge facility offers a putter fitting and practice studio, fitness room, eight covered outdoor hitting bays, outdoor grass driving range and more.
In addition, the WinStar clubhouse has a fully stocked golf shop and restaurant, which offers a full breakfast menu in the mornings as well as a lunch menu served starting at 11 a.m.
WinStar has several accommodation options, starting with the Winstar World Casino Hotel, offering more than 1,400 pristine guest rooms and suites appointed with state-of-the-art amenities and contemporary comforts in its three towers. From gourmet eateries and charming gift shops to posh bar and lounge areas, guests can enjoy a myriad of entertainment opportunities all in one place. Just steps away from the deluxe hotel suites are two exclusive resort-style pools glistening with private cabanas, lavish spas, lush landscapes, waterfall features and a vibrant pool bar.
In addition, WinStar offers the more intimate and pet-friendly Inn at WinStar as well the Fun Town RV Park at WinStar. Recreational activities include the clubhouse pavilion, walking trail and playground, with hourly weekend shuttle service to the casino.
As for gaming, WinStar World Casino and Resort offers more than 8,000 electronic games, 98 table games, 55 poker tables and the 3,500-seat Global Event Center.
How to get to WinStar World Casino & Resort
WinStar World Casino and Resort is located just north of the Oklahoma/Texas border along Interstate 35. Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, the resort showcases world-class entertainers and a wide range of restaurants.
The resort is located just 90 minutes north of Dallas and two hours south of Oklahoma City. Major airlines fly to both airports in Dallas (Love Field and DFW International) as well as Oklahoma City (OKC).
For more information, go to WinStarWorldCasino.com.