Press Release – June 12, 2014
SEMIAHMOO HOSTS OPENING DAY OF FOOTGOLF
Images courtesy Brett Eaton.
A) From left to right: Libby Hielkema, Jillian Langei, Hannah McAtee, Anna Miller, Sophie Nguyen, Mali Mack, Peyton Boehm, Ali VanZanten, Rachel Neher, Ireland Eaton, Sara Anderson, Makaley Krueger, Sophia Pagnotta, and Hanna Moore of WFC U14 Ranger Gold, a girl’s youth soccer team from Bellingham, Wash., at the grand opening of FootGolf at Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club.
B) Semi-professional soccer team Bellingham United head coach Lance Calloway with players Tony Clark, Mo Marenah, and Colon Kifney.
C) Ranger Gold member Makaley Krueger takes her turn at FootGolf.
D) Ranger Gold members (from left to right) Ali VanZanten, Hannah McAtee, and Jillian Langei walk the course during their FootGolf game.
BLAINE, WASH. – (June 12, 2014) – Semiahmoo Resort, Golf, & Spa kicked off FootGolf at Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club with the help of Ranger Gold, a girls soccer team from Bellingham, Wash., on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
WFC U14 Ranger Gold girls soccer team, members of semi-professional soccer team Bellingham United FC, and other invited guests participated in the inaugural rounds of FootGolf
FootGolf will be available every Friday and Saturday evening this summer from 6 p.m. to dusk. FootGolf is $10 for nine holes ($8 for juniors) and $16 for 18 holes ($12 for juniors), as well a $3 soccer ball rental fee. Proper golf course attire and footwear is required. FootGolf will be played at Loomis Trail Golf Club on even days of the week and at Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club on odd days; providing two unique opportunities and challenges for players.
FootGolf, one of the fastest growing recreational activities in the United States, is played with a soccer ball on a golf course. It is scored by utilizing the rules of stroke or match play in golf as participants attempt to kick the ball from tee to green and into a 21 inch cup.
For more information about FootGolf or Semiahmoo Resort, Golf, & Spa visit www.semiahmoogolf.com/.
About Semiahmoo Resort
Washington State’s iconic Semiahmoo Resort, Golf, and Spa is located on the pristine shores of Semiahmoo Bay and Drayton Harbor, where tide pools and estuaries provide a sanctuary for Pacific Northwest wildlife. Just 45 minutes south of Vancouver, B.C. and 90 minutes north of Seattle, Semiahmoo is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar restoration inspired by its seaside location. Within Semiahmoo are two dining options: Pierside Kitchen with fresh, seasonally inspired cuisine emphasizing local and regional purveyors; and Packers Oyster Bar where guests can enjoy familiar fair with impressive water views. Semiahmoo’s two golf courses- The Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club, designed by Arnold Palmer, and Loomis Trail Golf Club, designed by Graham Cooke- were ranked among the top courses in Washington in 2014 by Golfweek. Semiahmoo Resort is located on the beautiful Semiahmoo Spit at 9565 Semiahmoo Parkway in Blaine, Wash. For reservations call 855-917-3767 or visit www.semiahmoo.com.
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