Posts Tagged: FootGolf

National Champ Reid named Alaska Athlete of the Week

November 30, 2020

Jo Reid of Anchorage was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after overcoming quad injuries to both legs to win the women’s American FootGolf League National Championships. Reid pulled her right quad during a practice round two days before the tournament started, forcing her to work on her left foot. The 45-year-old soccer coach fired… Read more »

Reid fights through leg pain, wins second national footgolf title

November 24, 2020

Countless hours of training to be a two-footed soccer player paid major dividends for Anchorage’s Jo Reid at the American FootGolf League National Championships. The 45-year-old soccer coach overcame pulled quad injuries to both legs to win the women’s competition by five shots at Brazell’s Creek Golf Course in Georgia. Reid pulled her right quad… Read more »

Reid wins women’s AFGL national title, Johnson top-10 for men

August 13, 2019

Anchorage’s Jo Reid kicked the competition to the curb at the American FootGolf League National Championships at Winton Farm in Amherst, Virginia. The 44-year-old soccer coach picked up her fourth tournament title in 2019, with this championship cementing her status as the country’s best footgolf women’s player. Reid fired a 13-under-par after rounds of 68-66-69… Read more »

Reid, Johnson score big for Team USA at Battle of the Border

July 12, 2019

Anchorage’s Jo Reid and Palmer’s Jeremy Johnson helped an American Footgolf League all-star team win the first of two legs against Team Mexico in the Battle of the Border event in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Both players competed in doubles and scored a single point in Team USA’s 10-1 victory. The second leg is Nov. 7-8… Read more »

Johnson helps USA beat Spain for World Cup bronze medal

December 25, 2018

Palmer’s Jeremy Johnson was part of the U.S. National Team that captured a bronze medal at the FIFG Footgolf World Cup in Marrakesh, Morocco. “It was an awesome experience,” he told me. The 44-year-old longtime Alaska soccer star was part of Team USA victories over Portugal, Argentina and Spain. “I played really well in the… Read more »

Johnson makes World Cup national team, will kick it in Morocco

November 13, 2018

Jeremy Johnson of Palmer has always dreamed of representing his country on the world stage. He will finally get his chance at age 44, although it wasn’t in the sport he planned. The longtime Alaska soccer specialist has been named to the U.S. National Footgolf Team that will participate in the World Cup next month… Read more »

Johnson’s team wins, Reid surges to 2nd at U.S. Championships

September 1, 2018

Palmer’s Jeremy Johnson and Anchorage’s Jo Reid both came home with major hardware from the American FootGolf League Tour’s U.S. National Championship in Orlando, Florida. Johnson helped the West Coast Club beat defending champ Oakland 6&2 to win a national title, making a key conversion on the 13th hole to extend the match-play competition. The… Read more »

Johnson places 5th at Lone Star Classic, now 10th nationally

August 15, 2018

A terrific Texas showing has pushed Palmer’s Jeremy Johnson into the top 10 on the American FootGolf League Tour. The 43-year-old finished fifth out of 30 men at the Lone Star Classic, an AFGL 250 event Johnson dubbed a mid-major. Majors are 500 events. Johnson carded a two-day total of 143 after shooting a 3-over-par… Read more »

Johnson wins in Illinois, now ranked 14th nationally in footgolf

July 29, 2018

Jeremy Johnson of Palmer picked up his second victory of the season in the American Footgolf League Tour to catapult in the national rankings. The 43-year-old won an AFGL 50 event over the weekend in Illinois in a playoff after tying for first place at 14-under par. “It was a great facility and the staff… Read more »

Johnson wins American Footgolf League opener in Florida

March 16, 2018

Palmer’s Jeremy Johnson was victorious in his first tournament of the season on the American Footgolf League Tour in Kissimmee, Florida. The 43-year-old longtime Colony High soccer coach carded a sizzling 60 on the 18-hole, par-72 Reunion Resort to score a two-shot victory over a competitive field that featured the reigning national runnerup. “The conditions… Read more »