Richard Lewis Holds the Title For Most Golf Ever Played
Have you ever wondered who holds the record for most golf ever played? Richard Lewis set the Guinness World Record for the most rounds of golf played in a year. He played 611 rounds in 2010. That’s an average of over 11 rounds per week!
He also set the Guinness World Record for the longest golf marathon (individual). Lewis played 221 holes in a row in August 2017 at the Cumberwell Park Golf Club in England. He played for over 12 hours and raised over £3,000 for charity.
Richard Lewis, also known as “The Iron Golfer,” is a British golfer who set the Guinness World Record for the most rounds of golf played in a year in 2010. He played 611 rounds of golf that year, which equates to an average of 11.75 rounds per week. He played on courses throughout the UK, often starting early in the morning and playing until sunset.
Lewis began his quest to break the record in January 2010, playing in all weather conditions, including snow and rain. He played over 200 different courses, and his journey was on a CNN article (Amateur golfer, 64, completes record-breaking 600th round of 2010, The Iron Golfer). He also used his record-breaking feat to raise money for charity, with proceeds going to the Meningitis Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support.
Lewis’ record-breaking achievement was recognized by Guinness World Records, and he has since become a motivational speaker, sharing his experience and insights with others. He is a testament to the power of dedication and perseverance, and his story has inspired many golfers and non-golfers alike.
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