Both golf and FootGolf are played at the same time on this course and everyone wants to enjoy themselves. Below are the basic rules of FootGolf and some simple rules of etiquette that should be followed when playing at Tea Green to ensure everyone enjoys their round.
FootGolf Rules & Etiquette
- Dress Code: A collared shirt, either plain shorts or trousers, and trainers, golf shoes or astro-turf for footwear. Strictly no football boots allowed.
- Your ball must be easy to identify. It must be a standard size 5 football.
- Review the score card and wait your turn. Make sure your kick will not interfere with other players. Let traditional golfers play first if your shot is likely to interrupt their game.
- The ball must be played in a single movement. Your foot should be set separate from the ball, clearly behind, before the kick.
- Wait to play until the ball has completely come to rest. (It is not legal to stop the ball from rolling.
- Kick off your ball from a position up to 2 metres behind the round markers. The order is established based on the score of the previous hole. The player with the best score will be the first to kick off on the next hole followed by the second etc.
- Play the ball from where it lies. It is not allowed to move the ball or remove jammed objects. Exception: You may mark the spot and lift the ball when it may obstruct the other players kick or ball in any way.
- The player farthest from the hole is the first to kick the ball.
- If the ball lands in a water hazard, retrieve or replace it within 2 steps from the closest land point from where the ball entered the water, receiving one penalty point or you can place the ball at the position of the previous kick and receive one penalty point.
- Only on the greens may the balls be picked up to be cleaned or replaced. Regardless of the distance from the hole, the hole must be completed. ‘Giving’ to the opponent is not allowed.