Jennifer MacCurrach wanted to do something different.
MacCurrach, the executive director of The First Tee of Greater Austin, a nonprofit that promotes golf as a way to build character in kids from elementary school to high school, was looking for a creative fundraiser for the nonprofit.
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There are more than 80 world records associated with golf, as recognized by Guinness. Some of them include:
- Farthest golf shot caught in a moving car (820 feet, 2.5 inches)
- Most rounds of golf played in different countries – in one day (7)
- Most golf balls picked up with feet in one minute (9)
- Most holes of golf played in a year (11,000)
- Oldest male golfer to score his age (103)
- Lowest golf score in 18 holes using one club (70, 6-iron)
Source: Guinness Book of World Records
DID THEY DO IT?
Was Monday’s foursome of Bryan Benner, Aaron Chilek, Mike Sizemore and Jennifer MacCurrach able to break the five-year-old world record of 234 holes of golf completed in one day? They planned to play by flashlight, golf cart headlight and glow sticks at The Hills overnight to do it.
Go to statesman.com Tuesday morning to find out if they broke the record.