What "IS" Speedgolf?
Speedgolf is a fun, fitness-oriented, fast-growing sport, which combines two popular but unrelated activities, golf & running. Golf no longer has to take 5+ hours or replace a fitness workout. Get exercise and the excitement of golf and be back to your life in a flash!
Nothing like it!
There is nothing like the sensation of getting to your ball on the final hole of a competition, knowing you can make a birdie if you just control your emotions and make a good stroke when you get to the ball.
Gary Sobczak playing the 18th
in the Eastern Open Speedgolf tournament.
News & Events 2023 :
Rob Hogan- @speedgolfrob
Luke Willett - @lukewillettgolf Guiness Fastest 9-hole round of golf world record holder
Classic ESPN SportsCenter Speedgolf clip of the N.Y. Open
ESPN SportsCenter at N.Y. Open Speedgolf tournament
Maui, Hawaii gets speedgolfed !
During the cold months or any month, golfers appreciate Hawaii if they can get there.....save your money, take a vacation and have the speedgolf of a lifetime at King Kamehameha Country Club.
Big MAHALO to Head Pro Rick Castillo and crew for venturing into the world of speedgolf. It is a great course to speedgolf and I challenge the next speedgolfer to beat my score, 58 minutes + 89 strokes for a speedgolf score of 147 - Come on now...ANYBODY can beat that! "WHEN" someone does, documented - contact me at www.speedgolfindy.com and I will send you a free golf shirt.
MORE from Maui speedgolf
Always work with the club professional and superintendent to help them understand our sport.
Whistling Straights on a wonderful day!
Whistling Straights is a GREAT speedgolf course, so beautiful but challenging and with minimal elevation change (good thing)
Finding animals in the wee hours of speedgolf !
Ya never know who you'll end up coming across while speedgolfing.
NEW YORK SPEEDGOLF PICS
ESPN doing their thing. Stay tuned for video from New York Open
Rules in Detail
a. A player is allowed to carry a maximum of seven (7) clubs.
b. No wheeled, powered or other such club transport devices are allowed in competition.
c. Players may not wear shoes with metal spikes.
d. GPS Devices may be used but must not provide any information regarding wind speed or elevation change.
TPC Sawgrass - nice
a. Flagsticks. There is no penalty for a ball hitting the flagstick. However, the ball must touch the bottom of the cup in order to be considered holed.
b. Carrying Clubs. Players must carry their own clubs, either held in their hands or in a golf bag. Caddies are not allowed.
c. Lost Ball. The player may, under penalty of one stroke, proceed in one of the following three ways: 1) replay the shot; 2) drop the ball within two club lengths of where the ball is reasonably assumed to have come to rest, 3) drop a ball along the line of flight of the previous shot,
"But never any nearer to the hole!"
d. Out of Bounds. or Unplayable Lie. The player may, under penalty of one stroke, proceed in one of the following three ways: 1) replay the shot; 2) drop the ball within two club lengths of the nearest relief from the spot where the ball came to rest, 3) drop a ball along the line of flight of the previous shot,
"But never any nearer to the hole!"
This rule does not apply for balls in bunkers, or water hazards but The ball must be dropped within the bunker.
Speedgolf record set at the Canyons course Park City, Utah, 550' elevation change*. *remember to breathe
a. Total Score. Upon completion of round, a Speedgolf Score is determined by adding the total number of strokes taken to the total number of minutes required to complete the round. *An official Speedgolf score includes the number of seconds, in addition to the number of minutes required to complete the round. Seconds are also recorded and used to break tying scores.
b. Measuring Elapsed Time. Time is measured from the moment the player hits their initial shot on the first hole, until the moment the ball strikes the bottom of the cup on their last hole.
The score is expressed as follows:
"golf score + minutes :(colon) seconds"
If a player requires 78 strokes and 46 minutes and 32 seconds to complete his round, the score shall be expressed as 124:32.
Speedgolf Tips from World Champions
Rob Hogan https://www.instagram.com/reel/CpGVa_oOzED/?igshid=OWEyOTRmYTI=
Lauren Cupp https://www.instagram.com/tv/CkbZs3gj3aZ/?igshid=OWEyOTRmYTI=