FootGolf returns to Jamberoo

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FootGolf Australia and Jamberoo Golf Club are hosting the Australian Open FootGolf this weekend (11 – 12 November).

It’s the second year Jamberoo Golf Club has hosted the event, which will see the best FootGolf players in the world competing.

FootGolf is similar to golf, but players instead kick a soccer ball into an enlarged hole (cup) in as few shots as possible.

The sport is played in more than 30 countries around the world and there is even a FootGolf World Cup held every four years.

The 2016 Australian Open winner, Argentina’s Martius Perrone, is back to defend his title which he won in thrilling circumstances last year.

Anyone can enter the main competition, which boast $3,500 in prize money.

There is also the Elders FootGolf Cup, a team competition, which is offering $1000 in prize money.

Spectators can watch the tournament, with free entry, cart hire is also available.

Kiama Council is providing funding support for the tournament.

Play starts 1pm on Saturday and 12pm Sunday.