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posted: 8/18/2014 4:36 PM

Addison FootGolf is coming to Links & Tees Golf Facility

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Deb Pfaff

Its soccer, its golf… it's both! FootGolf is an exciting and challenging new sport taking the country by storm and is now available at Links & Tees Golf Course on Lake Street in Addison.

FootGolf is a new way to enjoy time on a golf course by using a soccer ball for a faster paced game. The game is played much like a traditional game of golf where players kick a soccer ball from the tee to the hole; however the soccer ball is "putted" into a 21-inch cup. FootGolf is easy to enjoy as a family because the rules are easy to follow and appeals to golfers and non-golfers of all ages.

For the safety of staff and patrons, FootGolf will not be played at the same time as traditional golf on the same course. Links & Tees golf course will be available exclusively for FootGolf from 3:00pm until dusk on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Players are welcome to bring their own #5 soccer ball or rent one from Links & Tees. The dress code for FootGolf is casual and tennis shoes or turf shoes are preferred. Rubber or steel cleat-shoes will not be allowed in order to protect the greens.

Addison Park District is committed to providing the highest quality recreational opportunities and open space for everyone. The 2014 seasonal Fun Guide is available in print and online at with a full curriculum of leisure activities for all ages and lifestyles.