Fister, Shinnick win world long drive championship titles
MESQUITE, Nev. -- Sean Fister of Little Rock won the world long drive championship Saturday with a distance of 377 yards, 3½ inches.
Fister won $100,000 for his shot. Runner-up Danny Luirette of Scottsdale, Ariz., won $40,000 with a distance of 369 yards, 26½ inches.
Stacey Shinnick of Encino, Calif., was the women's winner with a drive of over 311 yards. Gerry James of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., had a drive of more than 366 yards to win the seniors title, and Steve Griffith of Hamilton, Ohio, won the super seniors division with a shot of over 320 yards.
Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press
MORE GOLF HEADLINES
- Stricker has surgery to alleviate pain in hip
- Atwal rallies to win Dubai Open by 1 shot
- Scott settles on Kerr after caddie tryouts
- Golfer, 103, may be oldest to hit hole in one