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Long Drive Champ Shows Stuff on Big Break

Big Break: MesquiteHAYWARD, Calif. ' Established long-drive guru Gerry James defeated seven opponents in a Long-Drive Contest during Episode 5 of GOLF CHANNEL's Big Break: Mesquite, which aired on Tuesday, October 30. James recently joined The Bobby Jones Golf Company as a staff player. James also competed with Chief Designer Jesse Ortiz new 460cc driver during the 2007 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship in Mesquite, Nev.
James is now one of seven finalists still competing weekly on Big Break: Mesquite, which airs Tuesday nights on GOLF CHANNEL. Big Break ' now in its eighth season ' is GOLF CHANNEL's reality television program. The shows premise is to award an aspiring professional golfer exemptions into selected events on certain tours by selecting a winner through a series of challenges. This season will offer contestants the first-ever PGA TOUR exemption in the shows history.
The Bobby Jones Golf Company plans to release Ortiz new driver in January 2008. The new product will be the legendary designers first 460cc offering.
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