E-mail
Password
Lost password »
Register »
      

LATEST FORUM POST

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!

Go to latest post »


LATEST COMMENT  More »

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...

Go to latest comment »



LATEST GALLERIES   More »

Minigolfnews   42 photos |
Suggestions for Photo of the Year 2013 vote

Germany   21 photos | Bad Munder
World Championships Training

Russian Federation   27 photos | Sochi
Youth Russian Championships



LATEST BLOG POSTS

Sweden  Johanhaga | 149 views | 0 comments

15 May 2017 at 18:15

Impressions from round 1


Sweden  Johanhaga | 366 views | 0 comments

10 May 2017 at 17:32

Elitserien 2017


United Kingdom  Sheila | 587 views | 0 comments

08 May 2017 at 19:23

Ales Of The Unexpected: The....


All blogs »



POLL

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

- Yes - All of them!

- No


To vote, you need to log in.


You have to vote to see the results.


Total 7 votes, since 01 Jan 2017.

Recent polls »

Sweden Hans Bergström's blog« See all Hans's blogs

What will happen in Bad Munder
25 Jul 2013 at 18:25 | Posted in: Competition | Views: 4150 | Comments: 2
Time again for some speculations on the Bad Münder results based on the nominations we seen in the last weeks.

Starting with the ladies:

Germany will in my eyes take the gold. Even though the team that was nominated contained a bit surprisingly two girls in last year’s junior team, still Bianca and Anne will be the solid base these you girls will need.

Sweden is lacking both Sara Karlsson and Lina Liljegren in the team and will have a hard time fighting for silver together with Austria and the Czech Republic. Austria will miss Lisa Gruber and Manuela Zojer and will have a tough time in Bad Munder. Switzerland will not be there at all and Italy is not enough sharp on felt. Jana and Karolina might lead the Czech team to a great result. Actually it can lead all the way to silver.

My guess for the medal podium looks like follows:

Teams ladies:
1. Germany
2. Czech Republic
3. Sweden

Individually stroke play ladies:

1. Bianca Zodrow, Germany
2. Annika Dellmann, Germany
3. Frida Elmdahl, Sweden

In the men's competition I must say that probably the German team will finally have their win against the Swedes on felt. All the signs are pointing in that direction. First of all the Germans have a real world class line-up with Marcel Noack, Achim Braungart-Zink, the Erlbruch brothers, Dennis Kapke, Alexander Geist and Marco Templin. Then also the Germans have a big advantage that the felt course in Bad Münder will not be so rewarding for the great felt players. The difference between a great felt player and a good one will not be much noticed.

I think actually that the only thing that could beat this team is a dream start from the Swedes like happened in Stockholm. But even if the Swedes can surprise with a great start I think the Germans will win this 9 out of 10 times.

The team from Sweden will be equally big favorites for the silver as the Germans are for the gold. This team is actually a better team than I guess many of the continental Europe readers think. OK, Carl-Johan Ryner is not there, Anders Olsson is not there, Jonas Gustafsson is not there. But apart from that it’s a good team. Lars Brown will together with Filip Svensson and Filip Johansson be in top 10 individually. Fredrik Persson might actually win the individual title.
Then it’s up to Ulf Kristiansson and the new-comers to deliver. Andreas Frejborn is ranked 3 overall in Sweden so he is really sharp player. And moving to Tantogården has been a breakthrough for Dan Trulsson, but he needs to deliver more constantly on a high level to be in top positions internationally.

Austria looks like favourites for the bronze. The Swiss team has usually a more difficult time on felt due to not playing on this surface so much on home ground. This will also be the case for most of the Italians. Actually I think the Finish team will have a real good chance on fourth position.

Teams men:

1. Germany
2. Sweden
3. Austria

Individually stroke play men:

1. Fredrik Persson, Sweden
2. Marcel Noack, Germany
3. Filiph Svensson, Sweden


Comments (2)

Netherlands Joep (Peter Joost Middag) | Delete

19 Aug 2013 at 11:48
So, then the big outsider for Womens competition is The Netherlands...;-)

Same team like last year in Porto, when they won the bronze medal after losing the sudden death against Austria. So with individual silver medallist strokeplay in Porto Natasja Klarenbeek.

I can't really predict how they will play on felt, but keep an eye on them!!

Austria bub74 (Markus Berger) | Delete

19 Aug 2013 at 10:22
Almost totally agree!
Eventough I would say there is a higher chance for the swedish men team to beat Germany than 10% but Germany remains the big favourite ...
I would not underestimate Switzerland this year, I think the have a quite good chance for a medal.
Add comment
Please note that you have to login, to be able to add comments


 

UPCOMING EVENTS   More »

 28 May 2017 (1 day) LIVE

Askims BGK Betong


 02 Jun 2017 (3 days)

PPA National Match Play Championship


 02 Jun 2017 (3 days)

Proputters.org Tournament


 03 Jun 2017 (2 days)

Seniors Nations Cup


 03 Jun 2017 (2 days)

U23 Nations Cup


 03 Jun 2017 (1 day)

WMF Minigolf Croatian Grand Prix


 04 Jun 2017 (1 day)

33rd Sieben-Keltern-Turnier





LATEST RESULTS   More »

 21 May 2017

Mundeschäfer Pokalturnier

 20 May 2017

9th Trofeo del Chianti

 14 May 2017

18th Torneo Intenazionale In Bocca Al Lupo

 14 May 2017

8th Memorial Alberto Bruzzone

 06 May 2017

British Championships

 30 Apr 2017

First National Mini Golf Tournament

 23 Apr 2017

49th Donau-Pokal




LATEST NEWS

United States of America 22 May 2017 at 14:35 | 
Education Through Miniature Golf - Part 4

United Kingdom 16 May 2017 at 13:34 | 
Adventure Golf Final Line-Up Proves Golf Has No Boundaries

Portugal 13 May 2017 at 15:06 | 
Costa Nova Minigolf Organized the Biggest Portuguese Minigolf Event

United Kingdom 11 May 2017 at 14:28 | 
Preview of World Crazy Golf Championships

Armenia 05 May 2017 at 13:31 | 
First National Mini Golf Tournament - Armenia

United States of America 04 May 2017 at 13:44 | 
Miniature Golf and Bettering the Community - Part 4

United Kingdom 27 Apr 2017 at 15:29 | 
Where There Is A Will

Sweden 24 Apr 2017 at 15:12 | 
First Event in the Gothenburg Mini MOS Tour

United States of America 22 Apr 2017 at 14:37 | 
They're Just Like Us - Minigolf Edition (Part 1)

United Kingdom 17 Apr 2017 at 14:02 | 
Scott Lancley wins the Great Northern Minigolf Open in Wigan.

Finland 04 Apr 2017 at 10:09 | 
Team Manse1’s triumph ended The Finnish Winter League