Getting Ready

The Longest Day will be long, whatever challenge you decide to take on, be it 36, 54 or 72  holes! You could be walking between 20-40 kilometers - the latter being almost a marathon! So try to get some exercise in beforehand to make sure you’re fighting fit. It also helps to practice playing multiple rounds in the lead-up to the event, with the aim of completing a few rounds in one go. For the day of the challenge, recruit helpers to bring you snacks and water, or a caddy for one of the rounds. Every little bit helps.

From a fundraising perspective, don’t forget to keep sharing your fundraising page. A friendly reminder never hurts.

David Greenhill’s top 9 tips to make it through 72 holes

1.  Get a good night’s sleep
2.  Warm up before round one
3.  Drink lots of water
4.  Eat light healthy snacks regularly
5.  Wear comfortable golf shoes
6.  Change into clean socks for each round
7.  Pack a change of clothes
8.  Be committed, stay positive and enjoy
9.  Stay SunSmart!

David Greenhill
Events Senior Manager, Golf Australia

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