The course sits at 10, feet above sea level, the second highest in the world and the highest in Asia where the air is so thin that oxygen is provided in the golf carts. As you would imagine in this setting, magnificent views of the mountain can be had from every corner of the golf course. The shortest par 4 comes in at yards and the par 5, 5th plays to yards, which is believed to be the longest par 5 in the world. Three of the four par 3s measure more than yards and the shortest one is a mere yards in length, while the longest par 4 is the 11th, measuring yards.
Golf and the greening of Asia
Conquering the world's longest golf hole - Golf Digest
It has the makings of a publicity stunt, but having one of the longest golf holes in America is also about pride. Course owners and golf pros are pleased to divulge the yardage of their longest hole, from back tee to cup. Another slightly comforting piece of information when there is no sign of a flag down the fairway: On most of these holes, you can take one more swing than usual to get your ball onto the green. If you have never heard of a par 6, you are not alone; there are very few of them in the U.
82 days, 1,850 km, 14,000 shots: The world's longest hole of golf
The longest hole in golf runs 1, miles and spans an entire country. It has been played only once, and it took 82 days and 20, strokes to complete. That included the first shot, struck at 1 a.
CNN 82 days, 1, kilometers across Mongolia -- they're calling it the longest hole of golf ever played. Which is insane! Hard to believe we have golfed the length of Ireland twice and a bit!