The Major League Baseball season wrapped up with Wednesday night's thrilling Game 7 of the World Series, but on Thursday, attention turned to another big league ballpark. This time, for reasons that had little to do with America's pastime.
Instead, stadium golf is back with the return of the Links at Petco Park. And the joint venture between Callaway Golf and the San Diego Padres looks even cooler than last year's inaugural edition. Here's Callaway's Amanda Balionis talked with our Geoff Shackelford about some of the improvements to this year's course, including themed holes, four different levels of tee boxes, and an "island green":
According to Callaway, 2,700 people will experience the nine-hole course, which is open to the public Nov. 3-8. The only drawback? If you don't have a tee time yet, you're out of luck. Even with two additional days this year, spots sold out within hours of going on sale.
Paige Spiranac was one of the first people to get a crack at the improved nine-hole course. Here she is sticking one on that "island" par 3:
And here's a look at the official scorecard:
Stadium golf looks fun. Let's hope it catches on.