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Miniature Golf as Art – Part 1


Minigolfnews 07 May 2016 at 14:23 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 25264 | News search

Miniature Golf as Art – Part 1
 (Photo by Kickstarter)

One of the things we’re going to bring to the site is looking at how minigolf impacts more than just the competitive scene. It’s being used in a variety of different ways around the world to celebrate food, education, art, charity and sometimes even social issues. We hope to run a series of articles that touch each topic, to help promote the wide reach our sport has.

Our first article on this subject highlights a Kickstarter campaign that is looking to install a miniature golf course in Trafalgar Square in London. From the Kickstarter page: "For 1 week we want to take over Trafalgar Square, home to Nelson’s Column and the epicentre of London, transforming it into a crazy golf course designed by some of the world’s most renowned architects, artists and designers. It will be futuristic, functional, fun and free for the public to play."

While minigolf has been featured in other museums' art installations, this would by far be one of the biggest displays of minigolf as more than just a sport or family outing. Being set up in one of the most recognizable places in all of Europe, and showing off such great artistic designs, can bring some great publicity to our sport. Plus if you look closely, playing a round with a professional from the British Minigolf Association (BMGA) is one of the Kickstarter rewards, giving funders a chance to learn about the competitive side of the sport as well.

If you are interested in supporting the Kickstarter campaign the link is below.

» Visionary Crazy Golf in Trafalgar Square Kickstarter Page

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Randy Reeves wins PPA National Invitational Match Play Championship

United States of America 04 May 2016 at 14:11 | views: 11261 | Comments: 0

Congratulations to Randy Reeves for winning the $25,000 PPA National Invitational Match Play Championship the weekend of April 23-24 in Memphis, Tenn. Reeves went undefeated in the double-elimination format, capping off a fantastic day by defeating Nate Nichols ...
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Randy Reeves wins PPA National Invitational Match Play Championship

May is a Minigolf Month!

May is a Minigolf Month!

Minigolfnews 02 May 2016 at 15:02 | views: 12061 | Comments: 0

According to some places (including the link below) the second Saturday in May is National Miniature Golf Day. It’s only fitting then that there is so much major tournament activity happening on that day! You can find these events listed on our event page (link ...
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An Interview With the New Minigolfnews.com Editor-in-Chief

Minigolfnews 01 May 2016 at 17:52 | views: 13665 | Comments: 0

(by the Minigolfnews.com Editor-in-Chief) Q: Who are you and where do you come from? A: My name is Pat Sheridan and I live in Manchester, CT, USA with my wife Liz and my 7 month old son Malcolm. Q: What did you do with Hans? A: Nothing. He’s alive ...
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An Interview With the New Minigolfnews.com Editor-in-Chief

The Sun Rises

The Sun Rises

Minigolfnews 01 May 2016 at 15:52 | views: 9858 | Comments: 0

Like the sun rising over a miniature golf course, so too does a new day dawn at Minigolfnews.com. Today we announce Pat Sheridan as the new Editor-In-Chief of Minigolfnews.com! We’ve started updating the listing of events for 2016 and hope to get this site up to ...
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