Mike Gorton

TOURS:
RE-MAX World Long Drive
DIVISION:
Men's Masters Division
PLD WORLD RANKING:
Retired
LOCATION:
Santa Barbara California
BIO:

Mike Gorton, a 5-time World Long Drive Champion with 34 years of experience in the golf industry, has announced the formation of a management company that will represent several of the best long drivers in the world. Elite Long Drive Management clients include current world #4 ranked Justin James, #6 ranked Justin Moose and #15 ranked Wes Patterson. It will be the job of Elite Long Drive Management to promote its clients via sponsorship contracts, competitions, outings and managing all aspects of their long driving careers. “These hitters are the crème de la crème of long driving, as well as great ambassadors of the sport. I am proud to represent them as World Long Drive soars to new heights,” said Gorton. “With the exposure and excitement that long drive is currently enjoying, as well as the special abilities and personalities that each of these athletes possess, it is a true honor to represent them at such an important time in their careers.”

Mike Gorton competed in long drive for 31 years and has had one of its most storied careers winning 5 times in 4 different divisions. He is also a Hall of Fame member. He has worked in the golf industry for 34 years for companies like Advantage International Sports Management, Yonex as its Promotions Manager and Srixon and Volvik as Tour Manager. He has had the honor of working with PGA Tour stars like Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Jim Furyk and Ryo Isakowia on the professional staffs he managed.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

2008 RE/MAX World Long Drive Legends -Champion
2008 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship’s Super Seniors Division-Champion
2007 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship’s Super Seniors Division -Champion
2000 Masters Division Championship-Champion
1996 Long Drive Association Hall of Fame Inductee
1987 Open Division Championship-Champion

STATICS:

5-time World Long Drive Champion

HITS:

Callaway Diver
Krank Driver
House of Forged Shaft

SPONSORS:

Callaway Golf
Krank Golf
Paderson Shafts
House of Forged Shafts
Long Drive for Heroes
Cutter Buck
New Balance
Volvik
Appsoft Development

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Contact

Phone Number: (303) 669-2783
Email Address: gortongolf@gmail.com
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