Video: The new world’s longest golf club is 6.87m end-to-end, shattering the previous record of 4.37m. Its inventor, Michael Furrh, also typically pulls muscles in his back, legs and both arms just from swinging it. Because lifting even a small weight with such a long pole is so freaking difficult that it was part of the training regimen in old Kung Fu movies.
Furrh does it all for charity and was confirmed for the record by Guinness about two weeks back. His hilarious rope-like swing appeared again today on Record Setter, where you can watch the swing in glorious slow motion.
And here’s a longer explanation of how Furrh built the club and why it’s so hard to swing: