What do you get when you bring the world’s best soccer players and professional golfers together? Footgolf! For the very first time, golf and soccer are collaborating to help kids in need in the Greater Orlando area.
On February 22, the Kate & Justin Rose Foundation and the Orlando City Soccer Foundation will host “Kicks Fore Kids,” a footgolf tournament at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes. This unique event will pair one celebrity golfer or soccer player with each three-some in a footgolf match played on a regulation footgolf course.“Kicks Fore Kids is a wonderful opportunity to bring two popular sports together to benefit our community,” said Kate Rose, president of the Kate & Justin Rose Foundation. “Partnering with the Orlando City Soccer Foundation brings together two foundations that have similar missions, helping children in need. The proceeds from this event will impact many children in the Greater Orlando area.” ”
We are very excited to host this footgolf tournament with Orlando City Soccer” said international golf star Justin Rose, who is vice president of the Kate & Justin Rose Foundation. “Combining the world’s best soccer players with golfers in a friendly competition should provide an entertaining event for participants and observers alike while raising money to help children in need. We hope everyone will come out and join us!”“This will be a fun event for the players and spectators are encouraged to come and walk the course with their favorite team or stay at a hole and watch all the teams come through,” added Kay Rawlins, President of the Orlando City Soccer Foundation.
“Kick off” for the tournament will be at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, February 22. If you’re interested search for Kicks Fore Kids Sign-Up.