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British Open 2012
22.09.2012 - 23.09.2012
Strokes Adventure Golf - Margate
BMGA 2012


Congratulations to Michael Smith (Great Britain) for winning the 2012 British Open held at Strokes Adventure Golf course in Margate. Michael shot an incredible 29 under par across 6 rounds, winning the event by 12 shots. Along with the title and the trophy, Michael won £500 along with a further £50 for being the first player to shoot under 30, beating the course record in the process with a 28 in round 2 of the competition.

Johan Ahlander (Sweden) came 2nd, collecting £200 with Jouni Valkjärvi (Finland) - British Open champion in 2005 & 2007 - coming 3rd and collecting £100.

Adam Kelly (Great Britain) came 4th winning £75, Karsten Hein (Germany) - the 2006 British Open champion - was 5th winning £50 and Torgny Kjellström (Sweden) - the 2009 British Open champion - 6th picking up £25.

The novice champion was Pete Bradshaw (New Zealand) playing in his first BMGA event, winning £40 in the process. Richard Linden won the novice aces champion prize, collecting £10 for his 10 aces.

Ruth Burke won the overall aces champion prize (and £25) with 19 aces.

The Kent Minigolf Club won the Team event picking up the trophy by beating 6 other teams with a winning margin of 23 shots.  

Full round by results from the event can be found at

Photos from the event can be found at courtesy of the Kent Minigolf Club (KMGC)

The event was played across 6 rounds this year due to torrential rain resulting in the final 7th round being posponed.

Many thanks to all who took part across the weekend in particular the tournament Organiser Sean Homer along with the tournament Directors, Marion Homer and Emily Gottfried and the Mayor Of Margate, Will Scobie for attending the prize giving ceremony on Sunday afternoon.

Special thanks to Matt, Brian and Frankie Wood, the course owners, for their hospitality and welcome they offered to everyone at the event.


Strokes Adventure Golf   -   Website


Strokes Adventure Golf is an 18 hole floodlit mini golf course set in attractive surroundings which incorporate rockscapes, plants and water features.

Strokes Adventure Golf

Overlooking the beautiful Westbrook Bay in Margate, Strokes Adventure golf is a skill based course with natural hazards that is both challenging and a fun day out for all the family.

Facilities & Pricing


£4.50 Adults per round
£3.50 Children per round
£4.00 OAP's per round

£14 Family Ticket (2 Adult, 2 Children)

Second round half price (same day only).
Childrens parties catered for.
Large group bookings welcome.

The prices for BMGA members will be £3 for 1 round, £2 for any subsequent rounds and £10 for a day rate.


Strokes Adventure Golf has a seating area and cafe that serves hot and cold snacks,refreshments and ice creams.

There are toilet facilities on site.

Contact details
Strokes Adventure Golf
Westbrook Promanade

Telephone Number :01843 294 970

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