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Michael Neuland and Dagmar Hirschmannova win matchplay at Seniors Euro


Germany 10 Aug 2014 at 09:03 | Published by: mindthegap | Views: 8192 | News search

Michael Neuland and Dagmar Hirschmannova win matchplay at Seniors Euro
Matchplay finals at Seniors European Championship in Murnau  (Photo by MGC Murnau)

Matchplay is different.

This simple saying came true again at the Seniors European Championship in Murnau.

The winning trio of the men's category was out after the 2nd round. Roman Kobisch lost against his German team mate Michael Neuland from Dormagen Brechten in the 2nd round. Herbert Bäk lost against Paul Vögeli from Switzerland in the 1st round as well as Robert Kullick lost against last years strokeplay champion Stefan Viberg from Sweden in a sudden death play-off.

Stefan Viberg encountered the Worlds number one Markus Janßen in the next round and won, again in a sudden death play-off. After beating Switzerlands Jörg Wiedemeier Stefan reached the semi final against Michel Kopf, also from Switzerland. Michael Neuland encountered old Austrian star Karl Lakos and could beat him in the quarter final. So the other semi final was Michael Neuland versus Switzerlands Roger Anderegg. Michel Kopf won 5 - 3 against Stefan Viberg, so a Swiss players was in the final. But the other Swiss semi finalist Roger Anderegg lost 1 - 3 against Michael Neuland.

Michael Neuland was on the 16th place in strokeplay and scratched but narrowly missed the final cut for strokeplay, and then he was in the matchplay final. Michel Kopf, the other finalist, was on the 26th place in strokeplay. As mentioned at the beginning: Matchplay is different.

Michael Neuland could win the final in a convincing manner with 6 - 2 and is the new European Matchplay Champion. He is one of the old stars in Germany, used to play for the Bundesliga team of Dormagen-Brechten (former club Dortmund-Brechten) for many years, used to be a steady part of the men's national team. Is this the start of a new career in the seniors national team?

The match for the 3rd place between Roger Anderegg and Stefan Viberg was won by the Swiss player with 4 - 2. So there were two Swiss players among the matchplay medalists - a great success for the Swiss team.

In the ladies category the favourites didn't "die" so early. Only Alice Kobisch were thrown out quite early. She could win the first round against Heidi Stricker from Switzerland, but in the next round she encountered strokeplay bronze medalist Dagmar Hirschmannova. This time Dagmar was better and won with 6 - 4. After beating Austrias Claudia Schuster Dagmar reached the final.

Strokeplay silver medalist Andrea Reinicke could beat Austrias Elisabeth Kammerer and Swedens Annelie Lundell in the first two rounds and reached the semi final against Austrias Johanna Knotzer. Andrea won in a sudden death play-off and reached the final.

The ladies final was a tough match for a long time with a late decision. At the end Dagmar Hirschmannova from the Czech Republc won with 5 - 2 and is the new ladies matchplay champion. Andrea adds another silver medal to her collection of silver medals at international competitions.

The match for the 3rd place was won by Claudia Schuster against Johanna Knotzer with 7 - 5.

A great European Championship reached its end. Everyone was quite happy that the weather conditions were quite good most of the time. Only during the matchplay finals there was a longer interrupt of 2 hours due to rain.

Links to results, reports and photos, most in German language:

»Results matchplay
»Official website of SEC 2014
»Online reporting and photos on DMV facebook website
»Photos by MGC Murnau
»Report by MGC Mainz
»TV broadcast by Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) Abendschau "Aus Murnau"
»TV broadcast by Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) Abendschau "Ballgefühl"



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Pantelimonov and Dellman are the new youth match play world champions

Finland 09 Aug 2014 at 23:52 | views: 7441 | Comments: 0

Today was a historical day for the young minigolf nation of Russia. And we also saw the end of the best junior career ever as Annika Dellmann crowned it with a gold in match play. Igor Pantelimonov took Russias first World Championship title when he won the ...
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Pantelimonov and Dellman are the new youth match play world champions

Alice and Roman Kobisch win Seniors European Championship

Alice and Roman Kobisch win Seniors European Championship

Germany 08 Aug 2014 at 23:43 | views: 8500 | Comments: 0

After the team double yesterday the Germans achieved another double in the individuals. Germanys Roman Kobisch from Mainz was in the leading position from the beginning on. With two combination rounds of 44 and 45 on the 1st day he set a standard which nobody ...
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Hansson and Piekorz the new youth world champions

Finland 08 Aug 2014 at 19:41 | views: 6955 | Comments: 0

Today was the final day of the individual stroke play at the YWC in Lahti, Finland. In the girls class it was Sweden’s Jasmin Hansson in the lead by three strokes this morning before Austria’s Lara Jehle. Another three strokes behind was Germanys Annika ...
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Another home ground double for the German seniors

Another home ground double for the German seniors

Germany 07 Aug 2014 at 19:26 | views: 7007 | Comments: 0

After two years without the double golden medals in the team for the seniors, which from a German perspective is almost a failure, the German seniors team was now back again on home ground. This time it was played on eternit a beton in Murnau in the south of ...
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