Allow the ball to come to a complete stop. Don't stop the ball from rolling on the fairway or green.
The player farthest from the hole is the first to kick the ball.
Play the ball from where it stops. You are not allowed to move the ball or remove obstacles around it. Though, you may mark your spot and lift the ball if it is in the way of another player's ability to kick the ball.
The player with the best score from the previous hole will be the first to kick off on the next hole followed by the second best scorer, etc.
If the ball lands in a water hazard, retrieve or replace it within two 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.
"Giving" to the opponent is not allowed. Regardless of the distance from the hole, the hole must be completed.
Play with an easy-to-identify regulation #5 soccer ball.
Wear comfortable golf or soccer-style apparel on the course, along with athletic shoes. No cleats.
Start each hole by kicking off behind the tee markers.
Always wait your turn and ensure your kick will not interfere with other players..
Play the ball in a single movement. Your foot should be set separate from the ball, clearly behind, before you kick.
The Federation of International Footgolf has oversight for the official rules of the sport. To download the complete rule book, click here: Official FIFG Footgolf Rules. When reading the rules, look for the titled section and then the rule for a given situation.
For a quick review, the following provides some highlights of the rules of the game.
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