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Continued: Bloomington hopes a new sport will give a golf course new life

Hyland’s financial investment in adding footgolf “is almost nil,” Sitek said — nine flags, and 20- or 22-inch cups for the soccer balls.

He is hopeful about footgolf. When he mentioned the Hyland experiment to some city employees, “they went gaga over it,” he said. “They thought it was the greatest thing they’ve heard of.

“These are guys in their 40s. They love to be around soccer, but they can’t run anymore. They were quite excited.”

Mary Jane Smetanka • 612-673-7380

  • WHAT DOES FOOTGOLF LOOK LIKE?

    WHAT DOES FOOTGOLF LOOK LIKE?

    The folks at FootGolf USA shows what the sport looks like in this link: http://tinyurl.com/kglvvg5

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