WINDHAM, NH, – SQAIRZ, the fastest growing golf shoe company, announced today that its sponsored athlete, Justin James, has won the Pro Long Drivers Association’s (PLDA) “Diamond in the Desert” long drive event while wearing SQAIRZ.

Justin James is a World Long Drive competitor, winner of the 2017 World Long Drive Championship, the 2020 Rockwell Series regular season champion, #1 in the 2018 World Long Drive Rankings, 2018 Tennessee Big Shots Champion, 2017 Bash for Cash Champion, 2017 Bluff City Shootout Champion, and now, 2021 Diamond in the Desert Open Division Champion.

Justin competed in the Open Division of the Diamond in the Desert tournament on May 23, 2021 at the Mesquite Sports & Event Complex in Mesquite, NV. He competed against the top long drive competitors in the nation while wearing his SQAIRZ SPEED™ Grey/Black golf shoes and after numerous rounds, finally defeated Colton Castro of Washington with a drive of 372 yards to secure the victory. His best drive of the day was 437 yards.

When asked to comment after his victory, James said, “The field was full of a lot of talent and really fast guys, but I am so excited to pick up the win today. The long drive is all about who can get the most swing speed and the SQAIRZ shoes really make a difference when it comes to generating power and getting that extra distance. In fact, just last weekend I hit the longest drive of my career at 487 yards, so it must be the shoes.”

When asked for comment after James’ win, Robert Winskowicz, founder and CEO of SQAIRZ, stated, “All of us at SQAIRZ are proud to have Justin James representing SQAIRZ. Justin is an incredible athlete and is going to go down in the record books, I believe, as one of the longest drivers in the history of the game. When athletes of this caliber are in competition, the difference between victory and defeat can be a couple yards, so having the right tools to bring out your best performance is absolutely vital.  Structure in a golf shoe is paramount at all levels of the sport and must provide balance, stability and ground connection to optimize your swing speed.

Following on the heels of his victory in Mesquite, Justin James will be competing at his next long drive event, the North Carolina Long Drive Championship hosted by One Stop Power Shop at 1146 Dudley Road, Newton Grove, NC 28366 on July 11, 2021 at 9am EST. Justin James will again be wearing his SQAIRZ SPEED™ Grey/Black golf shoes. The entire SQAIRZ family is looking forward to the event and wishes Justin James the best of luck at the North Carolina Long Drive Championship in July! Hopefully Justin will be able to hit it 487 yards again. Interested parties can find more information about the North Carolina Long Drive Championship at https://prolongdrivers.com/bobby-bbq-0709.


SQAIRZ is the fastest growing golf shoe brand and the first golf shoe designed to increase distance, balance, stability, and speed. SQAIRZ®’s patented toe design, spike positioning, specially placed comfort padding, STA-PUT laces, and other performance innovations have been proven to improve golfers’ positioning, biomechanics, comfort, balance, and stability. These innovations help golfers to consistently achieve greater accuracy as well as increased ground force connection and swing speed for greater distance. For more information, visit sqairz.com or connect with the company on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.


Media Contact:

Savannah Smith, SQAIRZ Marketing Director, savannah@sqairzgolf.com, +1-888-793-7779

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