How long is the longest golf hole in the world?
Category: Golf Courses of the World
We're talking about holes on a normal course - not that long one in the desert in Australia. It's the 3rd hole in the image above. It’s in South Korea and is a par 7.
The Internet throws up a few different answers but, according to all we could find via our research, currently the world’s longest hole is the 3rd hole at the Gunsan Country Club in South Korea. It measures 1004 meters / 1,097 yards from the back pegs.
More interesting reading and links of interest
- As you can see in the image, water hugs the left side all the way.
- There are 81 holes in the Gunsan complex. If you go there to play, the 1004m 3rd hole is in the Jeongeup 9.
- Interesting that the Guinness Book of Records seems out of date with this one (at the time of our writing), listing the 881m / 964y 7th hole at Satsuki GC in Japan.
- Here’s a hole guide – you can see the distances and how you might play the hole – perfectly of course.
- Tempted to give the longest golf hole in the world a try? www.gunsancc.net will give you the information needed to organize a game.