Footgolf is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Footgolf is Golf played with a soccer ball and is the perfect sport for people of all shapes and sizes.
FootGolf is a combination of the popular sports of soccer and golf. The game is played with a regulation #5 soccer ball at a golf course facility on shortened holes with 21-inch diameter cups. The rules largely correspond to the rules of golf. FootGolf as a game is played throughout the world in many different forms, but as a sport, it is regulated by the Federation for International FootGolf (FIFG). The American FootGolf League (AFGL) is the exclusive member of the FIFG and governing body for the sport of FootGolf in the United States. The AFGL is organizing tournaments throughout the country working with golf courses to bring FootGolf to their clubs as another avenue for revenue and to develop the game further.
Rules of Footgolf
The Rules of Footgolf are quite simple. A hole consist of a tee box and a green with a 21' cup. The goal is to advance the soccer ball from the tee box to the cup in as few amount of strokes possible. Players shall take turns teeing off in order of the player with the lowest score on the previous hole. On the first tee box, you can flip coins or flip a pencil with the point marking the first player up.
The second kick will begin with the player farthest from the hole and continue in that fashion throughout hole play. If your player is in the way of another player, you may mark your ball, otherwise you must play your ball as it lies until reaching the green.