Isle of Wedmore Junior Football Club has joined forces with the team at ‘The Post and Wicket’ who occupy the bar space in their new pavillion part funded by the Football Foundation, to offer something a little different.
Since the cessation of grassroots football in March, the playing fields at Wedmore have fallen quiet. However, with the relaxation of some lockdown measures in place to control the outbreak of Coronavirus, taking measures such as frequent cleaning of all equipment, only taking contactless payments and offering hand sanitiser to all players, the club and The Post and Wicket have created a temporary ‘FootGolf’ course across their once bustling pitches!
Pete Brown, from Isle of Wedmore Junior Football Club said: “Mostly out of wanting something to do, the team at The Post and Wicket wanted to offer something for people to do whilst following social distancing guidelines on our playing fields.
FootGolf allows pairs or households to book their slot on the course and progress along the temporarily mown fairways on the playing fields using different coloured footballs into the flagged holes."
it’s a cheap and fun activity for people of all ages, but also a little income generator for the club whilst we aren’t able to play football, take money over the bar or hire out the pavilion for functions.”
FootGolf is not as easy as it first may sound! Why not book for yourselves and give it a try?
FootGolf at Isle of Wedmore Playing Fields is open for bookings via their Facebook page.