Over the weekend Curt and I headed to Hayward to see our friend Tag Ridings play golf in the Nationwide Tour at Stonebrae.
I wanted to know how many miles I would be walking over the weekend. I put a GPS tracking app on my iPhone.
Tag’s father-in-law came along with him. So Curt and I walked with Bill. I mentioned to Bill that I wanted to know how many miles I would be walking.
Bill is a golfer and has walked many golf courses. He told me that walking a golf course is about 6 miles.
It was so cold on Friday that Curt and I only lasted for about 9 holes. (Because of the weather and downpour of rain the tee times were altered and Tag had to finish the first round of holes on Day 2. And then Day 2 he still had to golf 18 more holes.)
The app tracked a little more than a mile. I knew that couldn’t be true. I even mentioned it to Bil the next day. He agreed and said it was closer to 3 miles.
Tag said 1,700 yards is one mile. And 18 holes of golf is 7,000 … Continue reading