Largest golf tee: Bolin Enterprises breaks Guinness world record (VIDEO)
CASEY, IL, USA -- US company Brolin Enterprises has built a 30ft tee golf tee from various lengths of pine board and sculpted with a chainsaw, setting the new world record for the Largest golf tee,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: US company Bolin Enterprises has built the world's biggest golf tee. (enlarge photo)
Guinness World Records recognized the golf tee made by Students of Jerry Havills Team Problem Solving Course at Bay de Noc Community College (all USA) in Escanaba, USA; it measured 8.13 m (26 ft 8 in) long with a head diameter of 88.9 cm (35 in) and a shaft width of 35.24 cm (13.87 in).
The Guinness world record for the largest golf lesson involved 1,073 participants and was organized by Golf PARa Todos, a community initiative of the Mayakoba Golf Classic, at the El Camaleón Golf Course, in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
The previous Guinness world record was almost 27 feet, and the measurement of the Bolin's tee was over 30 feet.
It took six months to build, various lengths of yellow pine boards were used in the construction, and it was shaped by using a chainsaw, MyWabashValley.com reported.
Jim Bolin- Vice President Bolin Enterprises: "It was fun! It's fun to see the community, because a lot of the community knew about it, and they would stop by and look at it. Just having the community up beat about something, about their home town, it's really thrilling."
Guinness World Records previously recognized the world record for the largest wind chime made by made by Jim Bolin (USA) In Casey, Illinois, USA; it measured 12.80 m (42 ft) long and consisted of five metal tubes which were suspended 14.94 m (49 ft) from the ground.
Weather permitting Bolin hopes to erect the tee this February at the Casey Country Club.