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Forty countries set to compete in the FootGolf World Cup 2023 this May in Orlando

The FIFG FootGolf World Cup 2023 is the 4th World Cup for the sport of FootGolf, and forty countries from around the globe will participate in an 11 day tournament in both Individual and Team competitions this May in Orlando.

FootGolf World Cup 2023 Orlando

The tournament will take place from May 27 - June 6th, 2023, with as 1,000 athletes hosted at Evermore Orlando Resort, using the Grand Cypress Golf courses and at the Magnolia course of Walt Disney World Golf.

The best of the best in Men, Women, Senior and Team categories will compete to see who is crowned the new FIFG World Champion.

FootGolf World Cup 2023 Orlando

“FootGolf is the ultimate hybrid sport combining the skills of football (soccer) with the elegance of golf,” says FIFG president Laura Balestrini. “The FootGolf World Cup will showcase the world’s best footgolfers, including No. 1 2022 FIFG World Tour ranked Cedric Bonnot of France, who will compete on some of FootGolf’s most naturally beautiful and challenging courses.”

FootGolf World Cup 2023 Orlando

“The FIFG 2023 World Cup will be a festive, colorful, and competitively intense ten days,” says FIFG co-founder Roberto Balestrini. “There has never been anything quite like it in the US, and we look forward to welcoming the world of FootGolf to Walt Disney World Resort and Evermore Orlando Resort.”

FootGolf World Cup 2023 Orlando

The World Cup Pavilion will be the exciting center of activities located at Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Resort, an official Walt Disney World hotel just steps from Disney Springs.

Other event venues include House of Blues and Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs, and EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

In addition, course venues at Walt Disney World Golf and Evermore Orlando Resort will be featured soon.

FootGolf World Cup 2023 Orlando

FootGolf has grown internationally since the first World Cup in Hungary in 2012, with 79 athletes representing eight countries. Argentina hosted 227 athletes from 26 countries in 2016, followed by Morocco in 2018, with 503 athletes from 33 countries. Now, the United States team will compete against nearly 1,000 athletes from 40 countries, accompanied by their family and friends, team support personnel, and press in Orlando, Florida, come May.

Competitions include men’s, women’s, and senior men’s in individual and team events. Many players from the 40 countries have played on national and professional soccer teams. They continue to compete using their soccer skills under rules and etiquette similar to golf and on hundreds of FootGolf courses worldwide.

For more information: The FIFG FootGolf World Cup 2023

FootGolf World Cup 2023 Orlando

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