The Capital Long Drive Classic brings together a roster of top male and female Long Drive professionals for the first-ever golf event of its kind on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The inaugural event transforms West Potomac Park into a long drive competition with the iconic backdrop of the National Mall and Memorial Parks area. The event features top professional men’s and women’s long drive athletes in a unique co-ed exhibition that showcases golf’s racial and gender diversity. Events DC partnership with the nonprofit My Brother’s Birdies includes a youth clinic at East Potomac Park Golf Couse, designed to introduce golf to children from underserved communities.
The Capital Long Drive Classic is available for viewing on-demand on GATHER by Events DC. The inaugural event was held in October 2020 and broadcast nationally on Golf Channel in December 2020.