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Walt Disney World FootGolf to host three world-class competitions

Walt Disney World FootGolf – the “Happiest Place on Turf” – will host three of the most important events in competitive FootGolf at Disney’s Palm Golf Course in May and June.

Walt Disney World Golf - FootGolf
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FootGolf (a combination of soccer and golf) was created in 2008 in the Netherlands based on a post-training “game” played by the English soccer club Tottenham Hotspur where they would end training sessions by kicking soccer balls from the training pitch to the changing rooms in as few kicks as possible. The sport was officially launched as FootGolf in 2009 when the first official tournament was played on a golf course (Nederlandse Kampioenschap FootGolf).

2022 FootGolf Tour U.S. Open at Walt Disney World FootGolf – May 27-29, 2022

Walt Disney World Golf - 2022 FootGolf Tour U.S. Open

The 2022 FootGolf Tour U.S. Open is expected to host up to 200 of the world’s top professional FootGolf players, with both men and women competing for cash purses over a three-day, three-round competition, utilizing an 18-hole, stroke-play format.

If you are interested in competing in this event, registration is open through May 16, 2022. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Jansen Cup 2022, Third Edition at Walt Disney World FootGolf – May 30-June 1, 2022

Walt Disney World Golf - Jansen Cup, Third Edition

The Jansen Cup biennial team event featuring world-class teams of 28 players from the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) follows a format like the famed Ryder Cup golf event, with matches consisting of 18-hole rounds of fourball (better-ball), foursomes (alternate shot), and singles matches.

The inaugural Jansen Cup was held in 2017 in Palm Desert, Calif., at the Desert Willow Resort, and the second tournament was held in Wales, the UK, in 2019 at the Celtic Manor Resort (home to the 2010 Ryder Cup). The United Kingdom teams won both of these events. Click here for more information.

The Pacific Trophy – May 26, 2022

Walt Disney World Golf - Pacific Trophy

The Pacific Trophy will be hosted the day before the competition play for the U.S. Open when a team of American FootGolf League All-Stars will go head-to-head against Team Japan. Last played in 2016, this one-round team event is sure to be highly contested. Click here for more information.

Click here for more information about Walt Disney World FootGolf at Walt Disney World Golf.

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