Extreme golf settings
Extreme golf settings is a short golf blog looking at some of the most unusual places where golf has been played.
Whether it was just for fun or some kind of promotion, golf has been played in some strange places.
Take a look at the following list to read about some Extreme golf settings.
The Helipad, Burj Al Arab
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy & Cheyenne Woods have all hit balls from the helipad at the Dubai hotel, Burj Al Arab.
Check out the link to see more.
Bosphorus Bridge in Turkey
Tiger Woods is once again the center of a fantastic marketing Stunt. Click the link for the video.
The Danube Tower
Graeme Fish hit balls 150m from the Bungie platform at the Donau Turm onto the green in the Donau Park 152m below.
This was the stage for the promotion of the Hero Challenge.
The Moon Alan Shepard hit 2 balls, one-handed with a six iron. The following link gives you the full story.
Skyscraper Construction Site
The famous ironworker who hit a ball of the top of the Rockefeller Center before its completion has recently been copied by Kevin Sabbagh in 2012
Urban Golf, London
BBC reported on a new craze called Urban Golf.
The Streif, Hahnenkamm
You too can take part in this once in a lifetime experience. Play some of Austria’s magnificent golf courses and then take on ‘The Streif Attack‘. Check it out for yourself by clicking the link.
The Eiffel Tower
Thomas Bjorn & Jim Furyk hit balls from the Eiffel Tower to help promote the Ryder Cup. This is a remake of the famous shots played by Arnold Palmer. See the video here.
The Drag Strip, Dubai
Recently Rory McIlroy, Collin Morikawa and Tyrrell Hatton were hitting balls on the drag strip in Dubai trying to hit a 1-meter wide fairway. Tyrrell succeeded, watch it here.
Ian Poulters Manhatten Challenge
Another great marketing stunt, this time from Audemars Piquet & Ian Poulter. Check it out here.
The Colosseum, Rome
Here is one to look forward to. Rumour has it that the Ryder Cup in 2022 opening ceremony will take place inside the Colosseum, Rome. I really hope that they make a real Gladiator show out of it.
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