FootGolf

About FootGolf

FootGolf is a new exciting sport that is available at Bonnie Dundee Golf Course. It combines traditional golf with the sport of soccer. The goal of FootGolf is the same as traditional golf. Players try to kick a soccer ball into a 21” hole in the least amount of kicks. The player with the lowest combined score at the end of the round wins. Hole distances range between 60 and 3000 feet. 18 holes of FootGolf will be played on 9 holes of Bonnie Dundee’s traditional golf course.

Rates

  • 10 Holes - Walking
    $10 per player
  • 10 Holes - Riding
    $15 per player
  • 18 Holes - Walking
    $15 per player
  • 18 Holes - Riding
    $20 per player

Footgolfers can bring their own balls or rent a ball from the Pro Shop for a small rental fee of $3. There is a limited supply of soccer balls available to rent.

FootGolf Schedule

Bonnie Dundee will continue to offer it’s unique 2,700 yard Footgolf  course. With 18 Footgolf holes that wind through the golf course your group is guaranteed a fun-filled experience. FootGolf will be available to any groups with 8 or more people on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays after 4 pm. Groups must be pre-booked with the golf course. Perfect for birthday parties, team building, or just something different for your group to do outdoors! Call Bob Mertel at 847-426-5511 ext. 3004 to book your Footgolf event!

FAQs

What is FootGolf?

FootGolf is a new hybrid sport combining golf and soccer. It is played by kicking a soccer ball on a golf course with the objective of getting the ball into an oversized (21-inch in diameter) hole in the fewest amount of kicks.

Why Play FootGolf?

No experience or training necessary before playing. It is fun for the whole family. The objective is to kick a ball. Players can play the 18-hole course in 2 hours. Affordable pricing for Footgolf at Bonnie Dundee Golf Club – only $15 to walk 18 & $9 to walk 10 holes. Optional Golf Cart: $10 per person for 18 & $5 for 10 holes.

When Can You Play?

Saturdays after 4 pm from May- August. You can also play FootGolf on Fridays or Sundays after 4 pm May-August if you book a group of 12 or more in advance. Call Bonnie Dundee for more specific times and dates. Players will book a tee times just as golfers make tee times. This allows golfers and foot golfers to play simultaneously!

Do I need a Soccer Ball to play?

Foot Golfers can bring their own balls or rent a ball from the Pro Shop for a small rental fee of $3. There is a limited supply of soccer balls available to rent.

Never Played Golf?

I have never played golf, what do you do once you get to the golf course?

Players must check in at the Pro Shop counter. Our professional staff will greet all players and provide a brief orientation.

Rules & Etiquette

Before You Play

  • Wear appropriate clothing – golf or soccer attire (or any combination thereof) is perfectly acceptable
  • Cleated Shoes are not permitted. Turf shoes and sneakers are permitted.
  • Do not bring any personal or outside food & beverage – We have food & beverages available at the course. All beverages MUST BE PURCHASED AT THE COURSE.
  • All players must check in at the Bonnie Dundee Pro Shop before beginning play.

FootGolf Rules

  • Be able to identify your ball
  • Start each hole by kicking your ball from a position of up to 6 feet behind the Tee marker.
  • The ball must be “struck” by your foot – the ball cannot be swept, carried, or rolled by the bottom of one’s foot
  • The ball cannot be struck while the ball is still moving
  • If one player’s ball strikes another player’s ball, the ball at rest shall be returned to its original position
  • There is a 2-stroke penalty for kicking another player’s ball
  • Play the ball as it lies, unless your next shot is obstructed by a cart path, drainage grate, or immovable object not a tree
  • If your play is obstructed, you may take relief within 3 feet of the obstruction, no closer to the hole. Trees are not obstructions.
  • If your ball lands on a regular golf Green, please take it to the nearest edge off the Green, No closer to the hole no Penalty.
  • If your ball lands in a water hazard or is out-of-bounds, then there is a 1-stroke penalty and the ball shall be played within 6 feet of where it crossed the boundary line
  • If your ball lands in the sand, you may play the ball. Please rake the sand when you are finished with the hole.
  • Do not play from a golf putting green should a FootGolf ball come to rest on one.
  • Each strike of the ball counts as 1 stroke
  • Each hole’s score is determined by the number of strokes taken until the ball is in the hole

Etiquette

  • Be respectful of your fellow players, the golf course, and everyone else on the course
  • Maintain a 2 hours pace of play – each hole should take between 5-10 minutes to play
  • Do not kick directly into the group in front of you
  • You should always remain at least 2 kicks behind the group directly in front of you