Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

NEWS RELEASE: 19-088                                                 April 8, 2019

Military Members Can Tee Off with the Best in Military Long Drive Competition at Fort Hood

Who: Active-duty, Reserve and retired service members.

What: The World Long Drive competition is debuting a qualifying event for military members with the help of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Army Installation Command (IMCOM). Military members can compete at Fort Hood for a $500 Pro Shop gift card and an all-expenses-paid trip to Fort Jackson for the Military Long Drive Competition Championship May 5 to 7. The winner of the Fort Jackson Championship Event will win $10,000 and a place in the Volvik World Long Drive competition, airing live on the Golf Channel, in September.

When: Monday, April 8 at 2 p.m.

Where: The Courses of Clear Creek, Battalion Avenue and Clear Creek Road, Bldg. 52381, Fort Hood.

Why: The Exchange and IMCOM are proud to bring service members this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The Exchange and IMCOM go hand-in-hand—Exchange earnings support Quality-of-Life programs in military communities worldwide to ensure service members stay ready and resilient.

Media interested in attending the presentation should call 254-287-0106 for an escort to the event. Gate time is 1:30 p.m. April 8.