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Need a game plan for new and ex­hil­a­rat­ing sports ad­ven­tures? Give th­ese unique golf al­ter­na­tives a swing, and stay tuned for Top­golf com­ing this fall to In­ter­na­tional Drive.

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The game fol­lows the rules of golf with a soc­cer ball shot at over­sized (21-inch di­am­e­ter) holes. Score a round at Re­union Re­sort in Kis­sim­mee (private course), Hawk’s Land­ing at the World Cen­ter Mar­riott, Sanc­tu­ary Ridge Golf Course or Twin Rivers Golf Club. $10-30; www.floridafoot­golf.com


En­joy three 18-hole cour­ses at Bill Fred­er­ick Park for disc golf, a golf al­ter­na­tive in which a Fris­bee is thrown to­ward metal bas­ket targets. With Tur­key Lake as a back­drop amidst 170 lush acres, the park is full of nat­u­ral el­e­ments, in­clud­ing a chal­leng­ing ‘over the wa­ter’ shot. $2/per­son or $4/car en­try + $4 disc rental; www.or­lan­dodis­c­golf.com


Mini golf is fun for all ages and skill lev­els, and Or­lando has no short­age of op­tions. Dis­cover the magic of putt-putt near Ep­cot at Fan­ta­sia Gar­dens ($12-14; www.dis­ney­world.dis­ney.go.com). Pi­rates Cove Ad­ven­ture Golf ($11.95-13.50; www.pi­ratescove.net) has two lo­ca­tions on In­ter­na­tional Drive and Lake Buena Vista, where you can walk the plank (well, minia­ture greens) to score a hole-in- one. At Hol­ly­wood Drive- In Golf at Universal Ci­tyWalk, sink every putt sur­rounded by silly, drivein- era hor­ror and sci-fi films ($23.95; www.hol­ly­wood­drivein­golf.com).


A hy­brid of golf and lacrosse, FlingGolf at Dub­s­dread Golf Course is played with a FlingStick, a light­weight shaft with a small bas­ket rather than a tra­di­tional club. ($ 25 & up; www.flinggolf.com) This his­toric course also of­fers mod­ern skate­board-in­spired mo­tor­ized carts as a sub­sti­tute to stan­dard golf carts. ($ 17; www.golfboard.com)


Walt Dis­ney World in­vites all visi­tors to play its four golf cour­ses. Es­pe­cially de­signed for fam­i­lies, the Oak Trail golf course is an all-walk­ing, Par 36, 9-hole course with ju­nior tees. From $39.90; www.dis­ney­world.com


This Ve­gas-style bar and lounge near Universal is out­fit­ted with state- of-the-art pic­ture-real sports sim­u­la­tors fea­tur­ing the world’s best cour­ses. Com­pete on 18 holes, minia­ture golf or the driv­ing range, and prac­tice skills with in­ter­ac­tive train­ing games. Plus, watch golf on more than 70 TVs, in­clud­ing a 25-foot big screen. $29-$49/per hour; www. deweysgolf.com

Foot Golf is played with

a soc­cer ball

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