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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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Shh...Library Minigolf - Part 2


United States of America 12 Jan 2017 at 17:10 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 944 | News search

Shh...Library Minigolf - Part 2
Promoting Library Minigolf  (Photo by Kendall County Now)

In Part 1 of this series, we started our look at a growing trend of libraries using miniature golf as a fundraising tool. Since that first article went out we've gathered information on many more of these events, all within the United States at this time. In the article below, we'll look back at the success of two events and then recap two upcoming events.

Our
first article is from Elkin, North Carolina. This event wasn't a charity event but rather a way to get kids involved in the library by giving them an opportunity to build and play a course. The children had a half hour to build their holes and were encouraged to not only use old items from the library but other recycled materials as well. It really shows that you can turn just about anything into a minigolf hole!

The
second article is from Unalaska, Alaska and is another example of home-grown holes being built in the library. This time the staff devised the holes for everyone to play. This article includes a great video that highlights not only some of the cool obstacles built and the creative materials used, but captures some of the action of playing the course.

Next up are the upcoming events we wanted to share with you. We fully encourage you to stop by if you are in the area. The more people who support these kinds of events and actively promote them, the better chance we'll have of seeing more of them in the future. The
first event is out of Melrose, Massachusetts and is being held the weekend of January 28th. This event is similar to other library minigolf events we've seen where there is an adult night complete with a bar and food and a family friendly time the next day to cater to multiple groups of participants. Funds raised during this event will go to a variety of programs.

The same weekend in another part of the United States (Yorkville, Illinois), is where the
second event is being held. Theirs is a one day event and is the fourth annual installment of the event at this library. Funds raised during this event will go specifically to children's programs and the purchase of books.

If you know about other miniature golf events at libraries around the world let us know at patsheridan@minigolfnews.com.



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Interview with Ed Pope - Novice World Crazy Golf Champ

United Kingdom 09 Jan 2017 at 01:38 | views: 1095 | Comments: 0

HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKE TO BE A NOVICE WORLD CRAZY GOLF CHAMPION? Minigolfnews.com reporter Steve Lovell spoke to the 2016 novice champion, Ed Pope, to find out what it was like. Steve: You’ve been playing on the pro tour for just over two years and ...
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Round 2 of the Indoor League of Western Sweden

Sweden 05 Jan 2017 at 13:57 | views: 1101 | Comments: 0

The second gathering in the indoor series took place in Vänersborg on December 10 and 11 and was played on the Eternite (EC) surface. You can catch up on the first round in our article here. Before the start Askim was in the lead followed by Skoghall. Just a ...
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Nicholas Kwaterski Defends Frostbite Open Title

United States of America 04 Jan 2017 at 14:00 | views: 1302 | Comments: 0

The first mini golf tournament of the year in the US is in the books at The Red Putter Miniature Golf in North Ephraim (Wisconsin)! Nicholas Kwaterski keeps his title as Frostbite Open Champion with a two-round score of 90. Nick, from Wisconsin Rapids, took ...
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Lukas Larsson takes Stage 2 of Western Sweden Indoor Tour

Sweden 03 Jan 2017 at 13:53 | views: 1126 | Comments: 0

Stage 2 of the western Sweden indoor tour was held in Vänersborg on Eternite (european courses). It was played on November 27. You can see our article from the first stage here. From the beginning until the end this was a competition in class A which was ...
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