I was lucky enough to witness first hand last year Jim Colton's 155 hole march around Ballyneal for our friend Ben Cox.
I was surprised to learn that others have been or plan to train for this event. Seemed like cheating to me. But after some thought, it seemed almost smart.
Being a friend of Jim Colton's has its drawbacks. Let's get real here, other than the occasional invite to a great place like Ballyneal, you have to hand it to the guy for making us all look bad.
Of the Kingsley golfers, I may be the least likely to make it all hundred holes. But I'm going to try.
The esteemed American political satirist P.J. O'Rourke adeptly characterized golf in its simplest terms:
"Golf combines two favorite American pastimes: Taking long walks and hitting things with a stick."
The last two years have been fairly momentous for me as far as golf is concerned.
Jim Colton is the best long distance friend that a guy can have.
It was a little over a year ago when I first became aware of the effort, the golf marathon, that Jim Colton was going to undertake at Ballyneal as a way to raise money and assist Ben Cox and Ben's
I learned the game of golf from my grandfather, a man walked fast and played faster -- both of which will be essential in trying to slog through 100+ holes in a single day.
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