Nov201314
Almost 3 weeks ago, I played in the Speedgolf World Championships.  Speedgolf? I was introduced to Speedgolf about 8 months ago from Tim Scott, the executive director of Speedgolf International.  Apparently he found out that I used to play some pretty good stick.   After hearing that Bernard Lagat and Nick Willis were playing, I had to give it a shot.  Who does this, right? The event was held at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, just south of Coos Bay, Oregon.  This is one of the nicest golf resorts in the U.S.  At $250 a greens fee, I figured my $250 entry fee would be just fine, with two practice rounds, and two tournament rounds.   It all equaled out in the end to about 4 ½ hours of golf, the standard time for an 18 hole round.   The tournament rules are simple,  it’s golf, be honest.  No mulligans for you.  Scoring [...]

 

by Karl Meltzer - Official Site of Karl Meltzer | World Class Endurance Runner | Coaching Services

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