Are you a visual learner and want to know more about FootGolf, a sport that combines both soccer and golf together in one addicting new game? Check out the Top 5 FootGolf Videos we’ve found online.
1) Golf Digest’s 17 GIFs that Explain How FootGolf Works
So these aren’t necessarily videos, but in honor of the World Cup, four Golf Digest employees decided to go out and play some FootGolf and created these 17 GIFs to show how the game is played. Everything from pre-round stretching to minding your technique is covered in these fun FootGolf GIFs.
2) FootGolf Rules
Created by FootGolf USA, this helpful 4-minute video created by the American FootGolf League breaks down the basics of FootGolf, from what you should wear to what soccer ball you should use to the etiquette of FootGolf. Some helpful tips? You don’t need to run after your ball when you kick it (this might be more tempting than you think!), and you should never wear soccer cleats on the course or kick the ball off a golf green. As in golf, be aware of pace of play as well.
3) The 2012 FootGolf World Cup Video (with English subtitles)
While FootGolf was only introduced into North America in 2011, it has been played in Europe since 2008, though the first 9-hole FootGolf tournament on a golf course was played in the Netherlands in 2009. This 12-minute video captures footage from the first 2012 FootGolf World Cup hosted in Budapest, Hungary in June 2012. Eight countries participated, including Hungary, Argentina, Belgium, Greece, the Netherlands, Italy, Mexico, and the United States.
4) AP Sports Video on FootGolf
AP Sports did a quick video on the up-and-coming game of FootGolf. The video has a couple good interviews with first-time FootGolfers and some nice shots of landing balls in holes and kicks.
5) KTTV Los Angeles FootGolf Video
Fox 9 news discusses the emerging sport of FootGolf in the United States, and talks about the demographic differences between FootGolfers and golfers and how the sport hopes to merge the two.