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United States of America  PatPenguin

27 May 2016 at 02:10

That would be excellent. I've been leveraging the BMGA site for information about individual tournament but would love a season long wrap-up!

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United States of America  PatPenguin

24 Apr 2017 at 13:05

Welcome to the blogging club! Will be great to get a perspective on the Swedish leagues to go along with our BMGA experience. I hope to throw in...

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Will any team that won a major international team competition this year repeat as champs in 2017?


- Yes - Sweden (Nations Cup)

- Yes - Germany (U23 Nations Cup)

- Yes - Other Team Tournaments

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Sweden Wins Exciting Nations Cup Final


Portugal 22 May 2016 at 14:22 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 2558 | News search

Sweden Wins Exciting Nations Cup Final
Winning Teams  (Photo by Vizela 2016 Facebook)

Earlier we reported that weather played a factor in 2 major tournaments being played on May 14 and 15 and the Nations Cup in Portugal wasn't exempt from this either, with rain interrupting play twice on Saturday. However, the players battled through it and in the end, Sweden emerged victorious after having to go to sudden death against the Germans (who had also seen success in the U23 Nations Cup the same weekend).

Overall 8 countries fielded teams for the tournament with 42 total participants between the men's and women's divisions. There was a good spread of low scores including a 19 by Fredrik Persson who took the men's division. Melanie Hammerschmidt was the low scorer in the women's division over the 12 rounds. Just like in the U23 Nations Cup, the top two teams worked their way through the field and semi-finals by fairly comfortable margins, only to lock horns in the finals, swapping who won the final two rounds.

This weekend spotlighted the courses that will also be used in the Open European Championships in August.

For more pictures and videos, see the linked Facebook page below. We also have linked to a great recap article about the BMGA's trip to the Nations Cup.

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» BMGA Nations Cup Recap
» Vizela Facebook Page

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United States of America PatPenguin (Patrick Sheridan)

04 Jun 2016 at 15:01
Thanks - sorry about the omission - I added Fredrik's because he had won the division but should have given credit to both the great scores!

Portugal AS (André Silva)

02 Jun 2016 at 22:43
There was another 19 (missing the last lane) by the Portuguese youngster Luís Silva, Jr.
Just for the records ;)

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German Teams Dominate U23 Nations Cup

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