Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk B.Ed., B.A.
Lisa is an 8-Time Canadian Long Drive National Champion for women. She placed Top 5 at the 2016 World Long Drive Championships, she is an LDA Tour Champion and a Callaway Golf sponsored athlete.
Lisa currently holds the Canadian Women’s Long Drive record at 350 yards 2 feet 2 inches. In addition to her competitive career, Lisa is a Golf Journalist for several publications including Inside Golf Magazine and has had her own column in Golf Digest Canada. Lisa is a successful Keynote Peak Performance speaker at Conferences and Conventions and is a Golf Entertainer for many Corporate/Charity Golf Tournaments across North America including events on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour.
Believing strongly in women’s golf, Lisa started the Lisa Longball Golf School for Women which has been wildly successful both in Canada and the USA.
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LISA
2. Sixteen-Time World Long Drive Finalist
3. Placed top 5 in the 2016 World Long Drive Championships
4. Top Finish at World Championships – 2nd Place (2011 & 2009)
5. Golfweek Magazine’s Golf Fest Entertainer of the Year at the Villages (2014)
6. First Female Guest on PGA Tour Major Winner Steve Elkington’s Golf show The Rural Golfer – First Guest to Beat him in a 3 Hole Match
7. First Pregnant Athlete to Compete at World Championships
8. Three-Time Team Canada Captain at the North American Cup
9. LDA Tour Champion
10. Runner-Up for Player of the Year on LDA Tour
11. First Woman to ever hit it over 350 yards (3 ½ NFL Football fields) in competition
13. Former Canadian Women’s Tour Player
17. First Athlete to do a Back Flip on ESPN after winning a Long Drive Tour Event
18. Alberta Golf Association Recreational & Community Events Committee Member (2017 to Present )
19. Winner of the Inspire Action Award for Women’s Golf Day (2018)
20. Canadian Lead Ambassador for Women’s Golf Day since inception (2016 – Present)
21. First Female Board Member of the Hockey Alberta Foundation (2020 – Present ) Please add this new line
22. Golf Journalists Association of Canada Member and Volunteer on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
23. Elementary and Junior High School Teacher (1997 – 2004)
24. Callaway Golf (2017 – Present), Golf Town (2017 – Present) & Nike Vision (2014 – Present) Sponsored Athlete