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FootGolf at Naperbrook Golf Course

FootGolf Returns for 2016!

Naperbrook Golf Course is pleased to continue to offer the sport of FootGolf – an up and coming sport – in 2016. The sport of FootGolf provides an opportunity to expand golf course use during non-peak golf hours and gets athletes who may or may not play golf involved. A combination of soccer and golf, this sport is one that is open to kids, adults and older adults and encourages exercise and enjoyment of the outdoors.

Naperbrook only will be open to FootGolf Play per the following schedule:
• Play will be available every other Monday starting at 6pm.  Play will begin April 4th.  Other dates are April 18, May 2, May 16, June 6, June 20, July 11, July 25, August 8, 
• Register at Naperbrook by calling the pro shop

  Additional details for interested participants:
• Players must wear indoor soccer shoes or sneakers; cleats are not allowed
• Bring your own size 5 soccer ball or rent one in the golf shop for $5/round

FootGolf Fees:
• $10/round
• Ages 10 and under: Free with paying adult

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

Results of the Footgolf Survey from July 2014

In July 2014, the Naperville Park District extended an invitation to its golfers to complete a FootGolf survey. The goal was to gather feedback regarding the prospect of introducing the sport of FootGolf in Naperville.

 

The results of the survey are as follows:

- 271 golfers completed the survey

- 88% of respondents were male; 12% were female

- Ages represented ranged from 15 years of age to 70+ years of age. The largest percentage of respondents was from ages 60-69 (30%), followed by ages 51-59 (26%)

 

Towns represented by respondents were as follows*:

Naperville

222

Bolingbrook

9

Aurora

7

Plainfield

7

Lisle

4

Oswego

4

Downers

3

*Chart does not include all of the single mentions of cities like Chicago, Geneva, Schaumburg, Batavia and others.

 

- Naperbrook was indicated as the “home course” choice of respondents 44 % of the time, with 42% respondents selecting Springbrook as their “home course.” Other home courses were specified approximately 13% of the time and included frequently mentioned locations like Fox Bend, Tamarack and Bolingbrook.

- The highest percentage of respondents (35%) have golfed our courses for 20+ years, followed by 7-11 years (16%).

- Two percent of respondents indicated that they played FootGolf previously, with 98% responding that they hadn’t played the sport.

- Regarding openness to the idea of bringing FootGolf to Naperbrook on a limited basis (during non-peak golf hours), 51% said that they are open to it, while 49% percent indicated that they are not.