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Anna Bandera wins 1500 EUR TMC Challenge


Italy 14 Jul 2011 at 22:28 | Published by: paoloITA | Views: 6039 | News search

Anna Bandera wins 1500 EUR TMC Challenge
From left: 2nd Rinaldo, 1st Anna, 3rd Francesco, 4th Pierluigi.  (Photo by Paolo Porta 2011)

Last Sunday the final of TMC Challenge has been played in Palazzolo miniaturgolf course. This was the last day of the tournament sponsored by TMC Transformers s.p.a., main sponsor of Italian minigolf federation, that wanted this kind of tournament to let the best italian minigolf players getting more experience in the match-play tournament type. TMC offered a very big prizegiving for this event, with 3.900.- EUR of money prizes for the top 8 players and other nice souvenirs for player ranked 9th to 32th.

The 32 players qualified for this final (with some absences by some top players which were qualified, like Rudi Giroldini, Paolo Porta, Stefano Piccini and Ivan Baruscotti) made their challenge in a very hot day with already 35C from the morning. Good level of play with many matches ended after extra-holes.

The final victory went to Anna Bandera (GSP Cusano), first lady to win this kind of tournament, after the final match won 5:1 with Rinaldo Foini (MT Amatese) which is a real specialist of Palazzolo miniaturegolf course. Rinaldo defeated in the 1/8 finals the reigning Italian Champion Cristian Pinton (MC Monza) and after that two team teams, Boris Arzuffi (1/4 finals) and Francesco Leuci (semifinals). Leuci then got the 3rd place beating Pierluigi Marchiani (GSP Cusano) in the small final with the result 3:0. The winning path of Anna was instead: 3:2 on Juri Ghiraldi (1/16 finals), 4:4 and extra-hole with Emanuele Prestinari (1/8 finals), 5:1 on Michele Perego (1/4 finals), 3:1 on Pierluigi Marchiani (semifinals).

This is another prestigious victory for Anna Bandera, which already won the Italia League individual female ranking and was 3rd at the italian overall championship. All players and FIGSP board thanked TMC sponsor for the organization of this tournament that gave the chance to compete with the KO-system, a useful test for national player which will represent Italy in European/World Championships next august.

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Sillman totally dominates Finnish E championships

Finland 11 Jul 2011 at 19:25 | views: 5277 | Comments: 0

Aki Sillman outclassed all others at Finnish eternite championships 2011, at the brand new course in Lahti, whose construction was completed less than a week before the competition. Aki mastered the new tricky lanes with total score 198 (average 22.00) after ...
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Svensson and Heschl on top of new WMF ranking

World 11 Jul 2011 at 19:22 | views: 5662 | Comments: 0

WMF has published the new minigolf world rankings of adults, juniors and seniors, dated for March 2011. Top 3 in world ranking, men: 1.   Filiph Svensson (Sweden) 2.   Harald Erlbruch (Germany) 3.   Mike Mann (Switzerland) Top 3 in world ...
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Fokin and Machehina are Russian champions 2011

Russian Federation 11 Jul 2011 at 19:10 | views: 5401 | Comments: 0

Russian championships 2011 showcased the ever rising skill level of Russian minigolf, as Sergei Fokin took gold with total score 174 (avg 21.75) after 8 rounds at the eternite course of Nizhniy Novgorod. Sergei Kovilyaev was second, only one point behind ...
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Sean Homer remains as the British matchplay champion

United Kingdom 11 Jul 2011 at 19:06 | views: 5042 | Comments: 0

Sean Homer won the British Matchplay Championship for the second year in a row, at Pirate Cove Adventure Golf Course in Bluewater Park, Kent. Sean Homer defeated Michael Smith in the final match, after a tied score and five lanes of sudden death ...
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