It Looks Like a Normal Mountain… But What’s Hidden Inside? OMG

It Looks Like a Normal Mountain… But What’s Hidden Inside? OMG

Well, if you are looking for thrills while golfing, this certainly fits that bill. In South Africa there is a tee on the side of a sheer cliff that is only accessible by helicopter. You get six balls that are micro-chipped. This would be a serious golfer’s dream come true. The putting green is designed in the shape of Africa. It is the world’s most difficult golf hole. It’s called The Extreme 19th and it is the world’s longest par 3, measuring 400 meters. And you get a heck of a view as well with a golf course that has a safari quality built in. It takes up to 30 seconds for the ball to hit the putting green from the tee.


From American Overlook:

In order to get to the tee, golfers are flown up a mountain in a helicopter. Yes, it’s that high above the ground…

This surprisingly difficult par 3 not only includes a challenging long-distant shot – you need to get the ball down the mountain and into a tiny hole.

The Extreme 19th is the world’s longest par 3 measuring in at 400 meters. As mentioned above, golfers ready for the challenge need to take a helicopter up to the top of the mountain to tee off.

Residing at the top of South Africa’s Hanglip Mountain, the tee sits 400 meters above the green. That means it takes any tee shot at least 30 seconds to hit the Africa-shaped putting green.

The Extreme 19th is located at the Legend Golf & Safari Resort in the Entabeni Safari Conservatory, Limpopo Province, South Africa. The hole was conceived by the property owners, Peet and Mart Cilliers, along with Graham Cooke of the UK and David Riddle. The tee, located at the top of Hangklip Mountain, is accessed only via helicopter. A spotter is given a rough direction via radio to look for the ball. The fairway is seeded with Cynodon grass and has been landscaped to direct the ball towards the green. The green is surrounded by a large waste bunker. As of March 28, 2015, no one had scored a hole-in-one, but fifteen golfers had managed a birdie. American actor Morgan Freeman has also scored par on the hole and professional golfers Raphaël Jacquelin, Justin Rose, Sergio García and K.J. Choi have all carded bogeys. It looks like incredible fun!

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton is an editor and writer for Right Wing News. She owns and blogs at She is a Constitutional Conservative and NoisyRoom focuses on political and national issues of interest to the American public. Terresa is the editor at Trevor Loudon's site, New Zeal - She also does research at You can email Terresa here. NoisyRoom can be found on Facebook and on Twitter.

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