We were kindly invited along to Taylor Wimpey’s Charity Golf day, which was held at Stoke by Nayland Golf Club in Colchester to host our ‘How loud can you drive?’ competition. The day was sunny and warm so perfect weather conditions for a day on the course.

Taylor Wimpey’s nominated charity is The East Anglian Children’s Hospice (EACH). The charity supports families and care for children and young people with life-threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

James & Fabio set up a sound level meter approximately 50cm away from the 4th tee to measure the maximum noise level during each drive. Many different and fascinating strategies were employed to try and become the loudest of them all.

The quietest drive was still a respectable 87 dB, but the highest recorded was a whopping 118 dB – A new ‘How loud can you drive’ record! This is the equivalent of a Turbo-fan aircraft at take-off power from 200 feet.

Congratulations to Karl Pitcher from Millprior Estates who hit the super loud shot.  See one of the many shots taken below:


If you think you can beat Karl’s score and would like a ‘How loud can you drive?’ competition at your next corporate golf day please contact Sam Bryant on 01234 834846 or email sambryant@cassallen.co.uk.