A hole at Nullarbor Links in Australia, the world's longest golf course. Nullarbor Links/AP Images Roller coaster enthusiasts lead pretty sweet lives. Just about every year or so, a park somewhere in the world sets a new record for things like fastest ride or tallest hill. When Nagashima Spa Land in Mie, Japan, built its Steel Dragon in 2000, the 306-foot (93.2-meter) drop set a world record. Three years later, Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, debuted the Top Thrill Dragster and stole the title at 400 feet (121.9 meters). Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey holds the current record for the 418-foot (127.4-meter) drop on its Kingda Ka coaster [source: Ultimate RollerCoasters.com]. Golfers who appreciate long drives enjoy a similar competition among the sport's courses. Every couple of years, a course debuts that adds a few extra yards to its length and takes the title of the world's longest golf course. For a number of years, the International Golf Club in Bolton, Mass., held … [Read more...] about What is the world’s longest golf course?
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Funbag Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? [Email the Funbag](mailto:[email protected]). Today, we’re talking about Drew Brees, water bottles, cake donuts, and more. Before we get into the Funbag, I would just like to alert you to the fact that the Kindle edition of The Hike is on sale over at Amazon for two measly bucks right now. Fucking Bezos lowballing the talent once again. He’s got some nerve. Anyway, buy it and I’ll try to finish off the next book for you as soon as I can. Your letters: Jeff: I’ve had it with unfunny people thinking they are clever by replying to every single Tweet with some stupid GIF. Do we really need to see the “white guy blinking” GIF one more time? We do not, but that’s the world you and I live in. There is an effectively infinite number of reaction GIFs to choose from, but all those choices actually compel the average person to shut down and just post … [Read more...] about Stop Using The Same Fucking GIFs Over And Over