Hogue, Burke eliminated from World Long Drive

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The top two seeds have been eliminated from the World Long Drive Championship.

No. 1 Will Hogue and No. 2 Tim Burke were both taken out Tuesday night in the Round of 16.

In the opening match, Hogue fell to Paul Howell (375 yards), while Burke, the two-time winner and defending champion, was ousted by Justin James (381) later in the evening.

No. 3 Joe Miller (376), the champion in 2010, is now the highest remaining competitor, advancing to the quarterfinals with a win over Glenn Wilson, Jr. Miller will take on Mitchell Dobbyn (349), brother of 2007 winner, Mike, on Wednesday night.

The four others moving on to the quarters at WinStar include Justin Moose (364), Ryan Steenberg (374), Justin Young, and Trent Scruggs (354), who advanced by taking out yet another former champ in Jeff Flagg.

The quarterfinals, semifinals and the championship match of the World Long Drive Championship will air on Golf Channel on Wednesday night, with coverage starting at 8 p.m. ET.