Pickleball and putt-putt? No windmills on Pictona’s new 9-hole course

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HOLLY HILL — While continuing to help fuel the growth in America’s fastest growing pastime, Pictona is now devoting part of its complex to one of the old recreational standards — golf.

A new nine-hole putting course has been put down on the northwest corner of the pickleball facility, alongside the croquet court and just outside the senior activity center. No windmills, clown mouths or any of the general putt-putt obstacles, but nine individual holes, with artificial turf, sand and water, put down by Etch Construction of Altamonte Springs.

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The course, part of a recreational complex sponsored by Florida Health Care Plans, will open Wednesday afternoon with a “Pop-Up Putting Challenge” at 5:15.

The course will be open to the public, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., at no charge. Some putters and balls will be available, but players can bring their own equipment. Kids 15 and under with adults only.

Pictona’s 49-court pickleball facility, while gaining notice as one of the country’s top pickleball destinations, has been hosting occasional corporate outings on blocked-off courts, and hopes to start incorporating the putting course into those events.

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