LARGO – Largo Recreation announces the arrival of FootGolf – a combination of soccer and golf, played with a regulation soccer ball – at the Largo Golf Course, 12500 Vonn Road.
The rules of FootGolf closely correspond to the rules of golf, played on shortened holes with 21-inch diameter cups. As the eighth certified course in the nation to offer the sport, the Largo Golf Course will host its first FootGolf Open House on Oct. 5, 1 p.m. Enjoy free FootGolf, music, food, refreshments and giveaways as well as an opportunity to walk the course and kick a ball around for a better understanding of the game.
Largo Golf Course will be hosting the Tampa Bay FootGolf Open along with the Florida FootGolf Association and the American FootGolf League on Sunday, Oct. 6, 1 p.m.
Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. with tee off at 1 p.m. and an awards ceremony at 4 p.m. The tournament will consist of a round of FootGolf, food, caps and prizes. The FootGolf Open will be limited to 96 FootGolfers. To preregister, visit footgolf.net.
Regular tee times for FootGolf will be available weekend afternoons starting Oct. 12.
For more information about the open house or the Open call the Pro Shop at 518-3024.