- National Open 2010
- Adventure Island Mini Golf (Star City) - Birmingham
- BMGA 2010
The 2010 BMGA season kicked off in fine style at the Star City minigolf complex in Birmingham for the National Open championships this weekend.
The competiton consisted of three rounds (54 holes) in total, round one on the Hidden Cove Challenge with two futher rounds taking place on the Lost Hut Trail.
Congratulations to Chris Harding for taking the 2010 National Open title with a supreme display of minigolf, culminating in a course record breaking 28 in the final round and collecting £100 along with the title. Kevin Moseley came second, picking up £50, with Marc Chapman taking 3rd place, and £30 after a play-off with John Moore (who took fourth place and £20).
Adam Kelly took the junior title, with Matt Caple picking up the Novice title and £20. Michael Smith beat his dad in a thrilling play off for the runner up novice slot and £10. All of the juniors and the top two novices also receive a complimentary entry into any one day competition on the 2010 tour.
Peter Emmerson took the Aces Prize (£20) having beaten Richard Gottfried in a play off for this - Richard having equalled the new course record with a superb 28 in his final round, including 10 aces.
Full results from the competition can be found here
A photo gallery from the competition can be found here (courtesy of the KMGC)
Thanks to Marion and Emily for running the competition on the day and also to John and the team at Star City for their wonderful hospitality!!
See you all again next year!!!
Next Tournament - The English Open in Bristol on 28th February.
At Adventure Island Mini Golf there are two 18 hole courses. Both of these have been designed and built by Castle Golf of Arizona and provide fun challenges to everyone whether you are an expert golfer or have never held a club before!
Hidden Cove Challenge takes you around the base of our dormant volcano and then past 'Adventure Falls' and on into 'Lost Settlers Cave'. You will briefly escape the cave before having to return to finish your round and take the 19th Challenge, a one shot challenge, which, if you succeed will win you a free round at Adventure Island Mini Golf! The Hidden Cove Challenge also has full disabled access and pushchairs can easily be taken around this course.
Lost Hut Trail starts on a ridge above the Hidden Cove Challenge and winds its way passed towers of rock and through old island villages. It then reaches the highest point of the complex with great views over the entire island towards the volcano in the distance. You will pass through an abandoned Tiki Lodge village before trying to putt off the mountain and enter 'Lost Settlers Cave' for the 19th Challenge, the second one shot challenge at Adventure Island Mini Golf that could mean you win a free round!
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