IT’S a game which requires the deadly accuracy of Danny Ings or Jordan Rhodes.
But rather than testing out budding footballers’ ability on a normal pitch, this new sport will see would-be strikers taking shots on the country’s golf courses.
FootGolf — which sees competitors follow the rules of golf as they kick a football down the fairways — claims to be the ‘fastest growing sport worldwide’.
It made its Lancashire debut at Mytton Fold Golf Club in the Ribble Valley yesterday, with former Blackburn Rovers striker Kevin Gallacher and England ladies’ international Fern Whelan in town to declare the course officially open.
Barbara Bryan, the golf club’s director, said: “We will be the first golf club in Lancashire to offer FootGolf.
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