Tuesday, October 18

Golf Digest: 'The World's Most Avid Golfer'

YOU MIGHT THINK YOU'RE AN AVID GOLFER. You might even play a lot. But friend, you're no Barry Gibbons.

Golf Digest's Alex Myers caught up with Gibbons, who plays more golf  than anyone and walks every hole.

"The golf isn't the hardest part," Gibbons said. "It's the walking."

When you read how many rounds Gibbons has played, you'll understand why. Here's an excerpt:
The retired Gibbons, 57, hasn’t just played more rounds of golf in 2016 than anyone in the world. He’s on pace to play more rounds of golf than anyone in the world has EVER played in a year. 
Gibbons is in the process of obliterating the record of walking rounds (611) set by Richard Lewis of Texas in 2010. What’s Gibbons' target? 850. Yes, that’s eight HUNDRED and fifty. Think about that for a minute. That’s the equivalent of playing more than 40 times a year for 20 years. Or, playing 20 times a year for 40 years. That's a lifetime worth of golf in ONE year. And you thought you loved playing the game. 
"People are either envious or they think I'm nuts," Gibbons says.
 Read the entire article.

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