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
Fister won $100,000 for his shot. Runner-up Danny Luirette of
Scottsdale, Ariz., won $40,000 with a distance of 369 yards, 26½
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.