Published: Mar 30, 2014 9:40 AM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- During WINK News Weekend on Sunday, local resident Ronnie Russo broke the record for number of golf balls hit in one hour. He was raising money and awareness for Ovarian Cancer research, after his sister was diagnosed with the disease. 

Russo hit more than 1050 golf balls in an hour!

The 'swing for the cure' event was in conjunction with the Betty Allen Ovarian Cancer Foundation. For more information, visit