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2011 BMGA British Minigolf Open at World of Golf, Sidcup 17th & 18th September PDF Print E-mail
  
World of Golf Sidcup to host its first British Minigolf Association Major Event

The British Minigolf Association Tour returns to
Lost Island Encounter Adventure Golf course at World of Golf, Sidcup on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September as Adventure Golf course has the honour of hosting the 14th Annual BMGA British Open minigolf tournament.

Teeing-off at 9.30am on Saturday, 50 BMGA Tour members and top players from Sweden, Germany and Finland will be descending on the World of Golf centre for the BMGA British Open. all players playing 4 rounds of 18 holes on the course. The qualifying score for making the cut and the Sunday is 176 shots (across the first 4 rounds). All players achieving this score will automatically qualify for the Sunday. The cut will be all players who achieve or beat the 176 shots after the four rounds on Saturday or the top 36 players plus ties (whichever generates the most players!)

The estimated finish time for the final group of the 4th round on Saturday is 6.30pm.

The BMGA British Open will be played with a rolling start, teeing-off at 9.30am on Saturday. This will enable spectators and players to watch competitors throughout the day as there will always be people out on the course, and will offer a great insight into the challenges that the course provides

Sunday will consist of 2 further rounds, with play starting at 10.30am after which the top 18 players qualify for a third and final round (the Super Play off!)
to decide the final rankings and the winner will be crowned the 2011 BMGA British Open champion.

There will be a prize fund of over £1000 at the event with the overall winner taking home £500 and the prestigious BMGA British Open trophy.

The prize fund up for grabs over the weekend is as follows;

  • 1st place: £500
  • 2nd place: £200
  • 3rd place: £100
  • 4th place: £50
  • Highest placed BMGA member: £100
  • Best Novice: £50 (this is open to any player participating in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd BMGA event)
  • Most Aces: £25 (all players excluding the top 18 - most holes in one wins the money)

 

The estimated finish time (including trophy presentations) on Sunday is 5pm.

Entry details and further event information can be found at http://www.minigolf.org.uk/joomla/index.php?option=com_eventlist&view=details&id=57&Itemid=56

In last year’s BMGA British Open Sweden’s Eirik Seljelid lifted the trophy. The runner-up was Finland’s Jouni Valkjärvi, with London’s Nick Chitty in third place

On Friday 16th September the traditional curtain raiser for the BMGA British Open, the BMGA Players Championship and International Players Championship, will take place. The format of the charity competition is a mixture of strokeplay and matchplay, played out over a maximum of three rounds and is a great warm-up for the British Open itself. The Players Championship competitions will tee-off at 2pm on Friday.

There will be an official opening ceremony on the Friday evening before the event to welcome all players to the British Open!

For more information on World of Golf’s Sidcup site and others, please visit http://www.worldofgolf.co.uk.
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