The Longest Drive charity golf cart marathon set off from the Hard Rock Cafe Pattaya on March 8th aims conclude with a celebratory Gala event at the Hard Rock Café in Patong in early April. Mark Cameron and Graham Haslam, representing the ‘Phuket Has Been Good To Us Foundation’, are attempting to make history with a New Guinness World Record by driving a Solar paneled motorised Golf Cart from Pattaya to Phuket, a distance of around 1,200 kilometres over 24 days.
The trip will take in championship golf courses and a final round at Laguna Phuket. Local, National and International TV stations are involved and Capital TV has offered the services of a TV crew to film the eight days on the various golf courses as a donation to the foundation The company will be provide a producer and complete all the editing required. Funds raised from The Longest Drive go directly towards improving the economic opportunities and life chances of young people, by funding and implementing high quality, practical English language education in government schools on Phuket Island. Anyone can be part of this Guinness World Record! by sponsoring a length of the drive. For more information see www.phukethasbeengoodtous.org