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Weekly Edition - Published  26 April 2016


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Aintree's Golf Centre officially opens UK FootGolf Course

AINTREE'S Golf Centre situated on the grounds of Aintree Racecourse is officially opening a UK FootGolf Course to the general public. UK FootGolf is an exciting new sport combining the best of football and golf, 2 of the most popular sports in the world. 

FootGolf is played using a size 5 football, with the object of the game to get the ball into the hole using only your feet in the fewest number of shots possible. The course offers a 9 hole circuit with ball hire available at the Golf Centre.

Aintree is 1 of 2 UK FootGolf Courses now open in Liverpool; two more courses will be opening soon in Birkenhead and Wallasey.

Nick Percy, Manager of Aintree Golf Centre said:- "I am really excited to open the UK FootGolf course. It will be a popular attraction for all ages and a great way to encourage people to take gentle exercise whilst having fun. We would like to encourage local schools to come and try FootGolf as part of their school curriculum to educate and involve children in 2 of the most popular sports, football and golf."

John Baker, Managing Director of Aintree Racecourse, said:- "It is superb to now host a FootGolf Course at the Golf Centre. We are always looking for new, innovative ways to attract customers and FootGolf will most definitely do this at a great value. Our Community Programme is going from strength to strength and FootGolf will be a perfect way to boost our community engagement and education of Aintree Racecourse."

Prices for FootGolf include:-

Adult - 18 Holes £10.00 / 9 Holes £6.00

Concessions - 18 Holes £8.00 / 9 Holes £5.00

Ball Hire is £1.00 with a refundable £5.00 deposit

For more information and opening times, please head to the website.


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