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FootGolf trying to gain footing in Howard County

FootGolf trying to gain footing in Howard County

Anna DiBattista's first round of golf featured no clubs, no bag and no golf balls.

Instead, as the rising senior at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia made her way around Fairway Hills golf club on July 11, she toted only an object with which she personally was much more familiar — a soccer ball.

"I really enjoyed it, I thought it was fun," said DiBattista, who has played soccer since she was little, but prior to arriving at the course for her round had never heard of FootGolf, an up-and-coming sport that was introduced in Howard County for the first time in April.

"I think it's a great thing to have because the golf course is kind...

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