The Romeoville, Ill. club made good on its quest to mark the 4thof July by stretching a line of cooked wieners 1,162 feet and 11 inches down its par-5 third hole, to unofficially eclipse the existing Guinness World Record for the stunt by more than five feet. Photos and video evidence are now being submitted to earn official recognition for the achievement.
As reported by C&RB at the end of June (http://clubandresortbusiness.com/2018/06/mistwood-gc-sets-sights-lining-world-hot-dog-record/), Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville, Ill. set out to use its property on the 4thof July as the site for attempting to break the Guinness World Record for “the longest line of hot dogs.”
After the 4th, the club’s Director of Food & Beverage, Jim Koklas, sent out word that Mistwood is now the unofficial world-record holder for the feat, having used its golf course to put together a line of 2,469 cooked dogs that measured 1,162 feet and 11 inches, eclipsing the previous record of 1,157 feet.
Mistwood is now in the process of gathering all of the photographic and video evidence of its efforts to submit to the Guinness World Records to receive official recognition for its accomplishment, Koklas reported. “We should know officially that they recognize our achievement in about twelve weeks or less,” he said.
Koklas reported that the club received “ a ton of PR” from the event, including coverage from the Golf Channel on the 4thof July as well from numerous Chicago-area radio shows and through followers of the club’s social-media pages and website.
Mistwood stretched the record line of wieners from a tee of its 550-yard, par-5 third hole to the green, and guests on hand to participate in the event were then treated to all-they-could-eat free lunches.