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Awesome 8: Father, son take on golf’s toughest trek
Challenge » Duo conquered extreme conditions around the world in 18-day quest.

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"I hugged him on the 18th green," Bret said. "‘We did it.’

"I guess it was really about doing something unique together and this happened to be it."

At a glance

Awesome 8 Golf Challenge

The Most Northerly » North Cap, Norway

The Coldest » North Star, Alaska

The Highest » La Paz, Bolivia

The Most Southerly » Ushuaia, Argentina

The Greatest » St. Andrews, Scotland

The Lowest » Furnace Creek, Calif.

The Toughest » Ko’olau, Hawaii

The Hottest » Alice Springs, Australia

Travel journal

Airline tickets » $12,000 (each)

Food, lodging, rental cars » $3,000

Shortest stay » Alaska, 8 hours

Hours in airport » 100

Hours playing golf » Less than 30

Golf balls lost » 2 dozen

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