Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Longest Golf Putt: world record set by Brett Stanford (VIDEO)
SYDNEY, Australia -- The boys from How Rediculouswere on a mission to break the Guinness World Record for the longest golf putt-non-tournament and they succeeded; by draining a 135-yard (120m / 395ft) left-to-right breaker on a course in Western Australia, Brett Stanfordhas set the new world record for the Longest golf putt-non-tournament, according to the World Record Academy .
Photo: Brett Stanford had to take a three-quarter length swing in order to hit the ball far enough to find the bottom of the cup and all the action was caught on camera. ( enlarge photo )
The Guinness World Records world record for the Longest golf putt in a major tournament is 33.5 m 110 ft by Jack Nicklaus (USA) in the 1964 Tournament of Champions; and Nick Price (Zimbabwe) in the 1992 United States PGA.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most golf putts holed in eight hours by a team; it is 757 and was achieved by HSBC, in Singapore, on 28 February 2016.
Stanford broke the world record held by Fergus Muir, a Scotsman who in 2001 drained a 125-yarder at the St. Andrews Eden Course with a hickory-shafted putter.
Brett Stanford had to take a three-quarter length swing in order to hit the ball far enough to find the bottom of the cup and all the action was caught on camera
The young Aussie is a member of the aptly named YouTube posse, How Ridiculous, who are renowned for their basketball trick-shot prowess.
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