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20-foot, 6-inch golf club breaks world record

Michael Furrh's golf club set a Guinness World Record at the Rolling Hills Country Club in Arlington, Texas.

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Ben Hooper

ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A Texas man used a driver more than 20 feet long to hit a ball and break the Guinness World Record for the longest usable golf club.

Michael Furrh used his club, measuring 20 feet and 6 inches long, to hit a ball 63 yards in the air Monday at Rolling Hills Country Club in Arlington.

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The drive qualified the object as the world's longest usable golf club.

The previous Guinness World Record holder, Ashrite Furman, used an 18-foot, 5-inch club to strike a ball.

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