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Cardiff, Margate and Hastings all ready to host events as the tour resumes after the summer break PDF Print E-mail
  

The Welsh Open, British Open and World Crazy Golf Championships all open for entries as the tour gets ready to restart.


The first weekend of September sees the arrival of a brand new event - the Welsh Open - taking place at Treetop Adventure Golf in Cardiff on Sunday 6th September. The event will take place on Sunday morning on the Ancient Explorer course, with three rounds of strokeplay, teeing off from 9am and promises to be a great competition. The course are also offering an exclusive practice session for tournament competitors on the Saturday morning (9am to 1pm), with the tournament course closed to the general public for this session.


As well as the main Welsh Open trophy and title, there will also be a Treetop Open Champion trophy for the top novice (non BMGA Tour pro).


On the Friday evening, the event will be officially launched with a pro-am event at the course, from 6.30pm featuring Tour Pros lining up with local teams, all playing for the Welsh Pro-Am trophy!


Tour Pro's taking part in the Friday pro-am will be able to get free practice on the Saturday morning - all other players will need to pay the day rate of £10 (any Tour Pro players wishing to take part in the pro-am need to contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

 

The second Major of the year takes place 2 weeks later when players from across the UK along with international minigolfers from Germany, Sweden, the Czech Republic and Spain will be making their way to Strokes Adventure Golf Course at Margate for the 2015 British Open, taking place over the weekend of the 19/20 September.

The Top 3 players from the 2014 British Open (from L to R) - Adam Kelly, Michael Smith and Christian Kemler

The competition will again take place across 9 rounds with 5 rounds being played on Saturday and 4 rounds on Sunday. This year will again see all players qualifying for Sunday (there will be no cut as per the past few years). As is traditional, the final round on Sunday will be contested amongst the top 18 players with the winner taking home the top cash prize and the trophy.

Entries are now open.

There will also be prizes on offer for the best players in each category.

Friday 18th will also see the Players Championship take place, the traditional curtain raiser to the British Open weekend. This is open to all players and entry costs £5 per person (payable on the day) and the competition will tee-off at 2pm. All players compete in the 1st round with the lowest scores across 1 round of strokeplay moving into the semi finals (all Matchplay ties) with the winners taking on each other at one final round of strokeplay to decide the title. The winner gets to nominate a charity of their choosing to donate 50% of the entry fees to, along with all of the the Hole In One Charity Challenge funds for the season (there will be a challenge as well at the Players Championship, the Saturday of the Open along with the a final one for the season at the World Crazy Golf Championship). There is no need to pre-register for the Players Championships, just make sure you are at the course and registered on the day by 1.45pm at the latest.

The following month sees the final Major of the year, the The World Crazy Golf Championship taking place on the Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf course across the weekend of the 24 and 25 October.

All the 2014 players get ready to take on the challenges of the Crazy Golf Course on Saturday morning

 The competition will again take place across 7 rounds with 4 rounds being played on Saturday and 2 rounds on Sunday for all players. The final round on Sunday will be contested amongst the top 18 players using the unique Crazy Crazy rules with the winner taking home the top cash prize of £1000 and the trophy. There will be prizes for top novice and selected category prizes as part of a total prize fund of £3000. All players will use the official ball of the 2015 World Crazy Golf Championship which will be available at the course from Friday 23rd October.

Entries to this competition are strictly limited to 54 players on a first come first served basis (payment secures entry) and entries are now open.


Further details of all the 2015 events can be found in the Upcoming Events section of the BMGA website and entry forms can be found at http://www.minigolf.org.uk/joomla/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=59:forms&catid=36:tournamentsforms&Itemid=56

 

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 16:50 )
 

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