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What Is FootGolf?

The Water Parks and Sports Option can be a great addition to your Walt Disney World ticket. You will then be able to enjoy the Disney Water Parks, as well as have some golf related fun. You have probably heard of both regular golf and miniature golf, but how about FootGolf? Here are some of the details on this growing trend.

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At Walt Disney World, you will find the FootGolf course at Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course. You will play nine holes instead of the traditional 18.

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FootGolf combines golf with soccer. Like golf, the aim is to get the ball in the hole in as few moves as possible. Like soccer, you will use your feet to move the ball. In fact, the ball used is a regulation #5 soccer ball. The hole is 21 inches in diameter.

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You will encounter challenges along the way. You might come across hills or sand traps. Give yourself about an hour and a half for a game.

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Traditional golf apparel is often worn during a game of FootGolf. At Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course, denim jeans and shorts are not allowed. It is essential that you wear sturdy shoes to avoid injury. Indoor soccer shoes or running shoes are recommended. In keeping with the golf tradition, many FootGolf players like to wear argyle socks, although they are not required.

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While at Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course, keep your eyes open. You could see wild turkeys, hawks, deer, and even armadillos! There might be plenty of wildlife out and about, especially during the early morning or late in the day.

If you’re looking for fun for the whole family and a break from the Theme Park crowds, FootGolf could be the perfect solution. You will be able to enjoy the fresh air, get some exercise, and maybe even score a hole in one!

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Paula K

I grew up in Western Massachusetts. When I was nine my family went to Disneyland and I was hooked. I grew up, attended New England College in Henniker, NH, and eventually moved to Virginia. I worked as a disc jockey, married, and became a full time mom when our daughter was born. Fast forward several years. In 2010, we moved to Central Florida and my Disney obsession grew. I now work as a freelance writer and spend my spare time in the Parks. Under the name Paula Brown, I penned the novels 'Dream Wanderers' and 'The Coffee Cruiser'. I also am a co-author of 'Dining at Walt Disney World: The Definitive Guide'. I'm obsessed with Star Wars, so this is a good time to live in Central Florida.

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