July 17, 2014

FootGolf Comes to Montgomery County with Kickoff at Northwest Golf Course

FootGolf, a new sport now sweeping the nation that combines golf and soccer, has come to Montgomery County.

MCG (Montgomery County Golf) has announced that the first FootGolf course in the County is located at Northwest Golf Course in Silver Spring. Northwest is just the second FootGolf course in Maryland and the first in the DC area.

The official debut of the sport locally and of the course will be held on Monday, July 21 at 5 p.m. with the Northwest FootGolf Kickoff Classic, an open event for families, media and FootGolf players at which they may try the sport in a casual tournament setting.

On hand to officially open the facility will be Roberto Balestrini, founder of the American FootGolf League and Laura Balestrini, vice president of the Federation for International FootGolf.

“We are extremely excited about FootGolf ” said Keith Miller, CEO of the Montgomery County Revenue Authority. “It is extremely fun, easy to play and combines two very popular sports.”

Get more information about cost, type of attire and equipment.

See what FootGolf is all about or call Martin Zadravec, golf instructor and Player Development coordinator, at 202-297-2303 or 301-598-6100.