Six pals from Whitehorse completed off an formidable street go back and forth this weekend.
They performed 54 holes of golfing in 54 hours, beginning Thursday and completing Saturday afternoon — an idea-turned-dream that was once made imaginable all through the pandemic.
That activity may appear simple sufficient, excluding the golfing was once unfold out over 5 classes throughout Yukon. They started in Whitehorse, going to Watson Lake, drove to Faro, and directly to Dawson Town.
That suggests a large number of using — and now not simply the type supposed for the route. Fortuitously, they have been ready to seek out anyone to assist them out and take them to their other locations.
Scott MacDonald was once one of the crucial golfers. He stated most often he and certainly one of his pals cross to the Faro golfing event annually.
Numerous persons are taken with it, so we’re going to see the place it is going.– Scott MacDonald
A few years in the past they met a person who mentioned taking part in all the classes in Yukon, and the speculation was once born. This yr, with the continued pandemic, the golfers idea it could be a great opportunity to position their goals into motion.
“This entire COVID[-19] factor roughly introduced issues about the place it was once roughly a chance to be somewhat of a vacationer to your personal territory.”
He stated it was once great to peer portions of the territory that he hadn’t observed shortly, and to do it with a just right crew of folks.
“The golfing has been in reality amusing, it is a nice crew of fellows … We are all pals, so it roughly makes for higher golfing whilst you all get alongside.”
They stored tabs of the ranking, however their largest center of attention was once completing the holes and sticking to the timeline.
MacDonald stated there may be possible that this would turn out to be an ongoing tournament as soon as the pandemic is over, probably drawing folks in from out of doors the territory.
“It roughly simply began out as a amusing factor, however a large number of persons are taken with it so we’re going to see the place it is going.”
A bunch of pals from Dawson is making plans to embark at the identical territory-wide golfing odyssey this week.