Howard Riefs

Howard Riefs is a Chicagoan, avid golfer and public relations executive. His participation in the Hundred Hole Hike will support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in its mission of finding a cure for a disease that impacts too many of our friends, family and loved ones. Howard can often be found sharing his musings on Twitter (@hriefs) and photos on Instagram (@hriefs).
MY GOAL IS TO PLAY 110 HOLES

I'm supporting

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® is committed to prevention and achieving a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and translational research at leading medical centers worldwide, and increasing public awareness about good breast health. More information about BCRF is available at www.bcrfcure.org.

Golfer Blog

Literally a Hundred Hole Hike

Suffice it to say: Not all 100 holes are created equal.

Another long walk with a stick

It’s been an incredibly difficult year for friends and family with breast cancer.

Achievement

The Hundred Hole Hike undoubtedly exceeded expectations as one of my most rewarding athletic pursuits. 109 holes. 527 strokes. 33 miles. But the intent is clearly greater.

By the Numbers (pre-HHH)

It's almost the witching hour to begin my Hundred Hoke Hike at Flossmoor Country Club. But first, a few numbers on the course, fundraising and necessary equipment...

I am walking for them

IJE, KJG, PWS, SS, RW, JR, EB, BB, HF, JJ.

Survival Kit

When contemplating how to survive walking 100+ holes, you consult experts.

Long Walks with a Stick

The esteemed American political satirist P.J. O'Rourke adeptly characterized golf in its simplest terms:

"Golf combines two favorite American pastimes: Taking long walks and hitting things with a stick."