The World's Longest Golf Club Is a Health Hazard

The new world’s longest golf club is 22 feet, 6.75 inches end-to-end, shattering the previous record of 14 feet, 5 inches. 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 howFurrh built the club and why it’s so hard to swing:

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