- Chloe Garner has flown the South African flag high in the USA as she was crowned the world long drive champion
- Born in Cape Town, Garner started competing in the event since 2016
- Competitors get a chance to hit 8 balls in 3 minutes and Garner’s winning attempt reached 346 yards
Chloe Garner has represented South Africa magnificently in the USA as she became a 2019 world long drive champion.
Briefly.co.za gathered that this year’s event took place in Oklahoma and competitors were offered the chance to hit eight balls in three minutes or less.
The competitor with the longest strike wins, but the trick is that the ball has to land within a predetermined grid.
Good Things Guy reported that Garner started competing in the event in 2016, where she finished in second-place.
This year, Garner went one better as her 346-yard drive was enough to secure the coveted title.
The elated Capetonian woman said, “That was unbelievable,” said Garner. “I felt really good going into it. I felt like I had found a good rhythm. I think maybe Phillis felt a bit more pressure having to back up those titles, whereas I was able to let loose.”
Footage of Garner’s exploits were shared on the World Long Drive Facebook page
Briefly.co.za admired the positive reaction from fans around the world as they lauded Garner for her brilliance.
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