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German Miniaturegolf (Eternit) Championship in Homburg/Saar


Germany 03 Sep 2011 at 10:32 | Published by: mindthegap | Views: 7112 | News search

German Miniaturegolf (Eternit) Championship in Homburg/Saar
Winners at the closing ceremony.  (Photo by Michael Schanding 2011)

The miniature golf club Bad Homburg in the German federal state Saarland hosted the German Miniaturegolf (Eternit) Championship from the 11th to the 13th of August. The Homburg club did a good job and provided an eternit course in perfect condition and an excellent catering for more than 100 minigolfers.

First there were 6 qualification rounds to play. The best 50 % of each category qualified for another 3 rounds, and the leading trio had to play a final round. Men and women as well as the seniors in two different categories competed in this championship. It is also the senior’s team championship on eternit in Germany.

It seems to be quite an easy course as the motto of this championship apparently was ”Blue is beautiful”. This does not mean that anyone was blue (in German it means: to be drunk) or was feeling blue (maybe only those who didn’t achieve a blue round), but there was a remarkable number of blue rounds (below 20) played in this championship - 17 x ”18” and 59 x ”19”! The first three in the men’s category even had a blue average in 10 rounds. It’s also interesting to look at the statistics. Because of the extraordinary low scores there were long rows of aces. Most aces in a row achieved Sascha Spreier and Gerrit Britz: 40! This is more than two rounds of aces in a row. The most ”difficult” lane was the loop with an average of 1.66, the only lane with more twos than aces throughout the tournament.

The winner of the women’s category was Heike Listander-Teupe from Elmshorn with an average of 20.6, followed by Britta Brandt-Lagerquist from Kiel and Anke Willenbockel from Peine.

The results of the men’s category were just unbelievable. An average of 22 after 6 rounds was not sufficient to reach the intermediate rounds safely. At the end even an average of 20 was not enough to join the winners trio. With 2 perfect rounds of 18 and 5 rounds of 19 Sascha Spreier from Mainz won, with an average of 19.4. The local player Gerrit Britz, the 2009 Youth European Champion, came 2nd with an average of 19.7, followed by Robert Hahn from Ludwigshafen with an average of 19.8.

The senior’s men category was won by Günter Schwarz from Kerpen, the DMV sports director, with an average of 20, only 1 shot ahead of the local player Roman Münch who came 2nd and 2 shots ahead of Jörn Osnabrügge from Dreieichenhain, reaching the 3rd place.

The winner of the senior’s women category was Marion Willenbockel from Peine with an average of 20.8. Even in the senior’s category II (players aged from 58 on) excellent scores were necessary to win. Birgit Stiebeling from Cuxhaven won the senior’s women category II with an average of 22.7, and Winfried Dümmler from the local club Homburg won the senior’s men category II with an average of 20.5.

There were 12 senior’s teams fighting for the team cup, and Ludwigshafen defended their title and won with a team average of 21, followed by the local team from Homburg and the team from Dreieichenhain.

As a final statement one could say: If you have never played an ”18” in your life go to Homburg/Saar and give it a try there!

Links to results, reports, videos and TV broadcasts, all in German language:

» full results
» scorecard Sascha Spreier
» report 1st day by AUWI
» report 2nd day by Birgit Stiebeling
» report last day by AUWI
» video interview Roman Münch
» video last shot Sascha Spreier
» video last shot Günter Schwarz
» video last shot Marion Willenbockel
» TV broadcast Saarländischer Rundfunk sportarena, Minigolf report from minute 25:15 on
» TV broadcast Saarländischer Rundfunk aktueller Bericht, Minigolf report from minute 28:50 on



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Olivia wins Adventure Golf Czech Masters 2011

Czech Republic 30 Aug 2011 at 17:29 | views: 5013 | Comments: 0

Olivia Prokopová won Adventure Golf Czech Masters 2011 at Horni Bezdekov adventure golf course, with total score 267 after 8 rounds (average 33.38). Ricard Lockner of Sweden was second in the tournament, with score 272 (avg 34.00). Third best score of the ...
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Bianca and Walter are matchplay world champions 2011

Sweden 30 Aug 2011 at 10:26 | views: 5431 | Comments: 0

Germans filled the whole medal podium in mens matchplay at WMF World Minigolf Championships 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden. Walter Erlbruch took gold after a sudden death play-off against his younger brother Harald, after their final match ended in tied points (lane ...
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Sweden 27 Aug 2011 at 08:16 | views: 5011 | Comments: 0

Today on Friday were the finals of the stroke play Championships in Stockholm. As yesterday there was drama and amazing play. And maybe most significant of all, there was a huge crowd of people. Several hundred people where spectators all over the place and they ...
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Svensson and Kern are the new strokeplay Champions

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Sweden 26 Aug 2011 at 08:11 | views: 5120 | Comments: 0

The Team competition at the World Championship in Stockholm ended in a extremely dramatic way on Thursday. Germany and Austria was head-to-head the entire last round and with only 2 lanes to go Austria had a two shot lead. Lisa Gruber didn’t want to risk ...
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