WOODBRIDGE, Va. — Golf has a problem.
As the baby boomer generation ages, fewer and fewer young players are taking up the game. Courses are being turned into more profitable developments. With revenues in jeopardy, some are exploring new ways of attracting the next generation of golfers to the course.
Enter, FootGolf. Specifically, the D.C. FootGolf Open held last Saturday morning at LakeRidge Golf Course in Woodbridge, Virginia.
It sounds silly. At first glance, it even looks silly, with the high socks, the “Newsies” hats and the singing.
“Ole, ole, ole, ole