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If miniature golf was to be in the Olympics, which style of course would you like to see played?


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Interview with MOS Record Holder Pauli Kuikka


Sweden 27 Feb 2017 at 13:02 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 3973 | News search

Interview with MOS Record Holder Pauli Kuikka
Pauli Kuikka after winning a bet  (Photo by Steve Lovell)

Our resident blogger Steve Lovell had moment between round seven and the super final, round eight, at the Irish Open to talk with Pauli Kuikka from Sweden about his record breaking round. You can read about the results in our story here and check out the blogs for Steve's review of his experience.

Steve Lovell (SL): I'm here with Pauli Kuikka from Sweden, who yesterday (Saturday) did something rather special. We'll get on to that in a moment. But first, welcome to Dublin. Is it your first time here?

Pauli Kuikka (PK): First time here, first time in Ireland.

SL: And you're enjoying it?

PK: Yes, I like it here.

SL: What do you think of the course at the Rainforest Adventure Golf?

PK: It's good fun. There are quite of number of aces there, can be a little boring at times and the pipe holes are sometimes unfair and you need a little bit of luck there, but if you play well, you can quickly get a good score.

SL: What made you want to take part in the first ever Irish Open?

PK: I like playing adventure golf back in Sweden as well as England and the USA. I have been to some tournaments where I was the coach and I thought this time, I wanted to play one for myself.

SL: I mentioned at the start that you did something special, which was to break the world record for the Adventure Golf MOS style course with a round of 23. Many congratulations. Tell us about the round.

PK: Thank you, thank you. I didn't have the best of starts. I got the first. Two and three were a couple of inches away. Four you need the luck and it didn't go. And then I had the perfect shot on five, six and seven. Dropped it in on eight. Perfect shot on nine and ten. The pipe hole on eleven, I hit a good shot but it didn't go in but I thought six in a row is still good. Twelve, perfect shot. Thirteen, perfect shot. Fourteen, perfect shot. I felt it, I just couldn't miss. Fifteen and sixteen were perfect. Seventeen was not so good but it still went in. Eighteen I was very nervous and played my only bad shot but I was still close enough for the two and the record. I came off the course shaking, I was so happy to do that in a tournament.

SL: We knew you were doing well from about the twelfth onwards as the cheers were getting louder.

PK: I shouted, it felt so good.

SL: And so you should. Pauli, once again, congratulations on a new world record of 23 and good luck for the last round.

PK: Thank you so much.



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United States of America PatPenguin (Patrick Sheridan)

05 Mar 2017 at 14:58
I will have to get to that. One of the things we haven't re-started yet with the re-launch of the website is keeping that up-to-date. We will look into that this year along with some other things to update or bring back.

Germany tg (Thomas Giebenhain)

28 Feb 2017 at 12:06
Will there soon be a MOS category in minigolfnews' record section?

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The 29th Finnish Marathon

Finland 22 Feb 2017 at 15:38 | views: 3654 | Comments: 0

On Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of February, it was once again that time of the year when players from Finland, Sweden and Germany arrived to Tampere to play the marathon. Only 19 competing pairs played this year, which was a little less than previous ...
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Record Set at 1st Irish Open

Record Set at 1st Irish Open

Ireland 20 Feb 2017 at 16:33 | views: 3963 | Comments: 0

It's not often when the first of something leads to a record being set in a sport that's been played competitive for quite a while. However, the first Irish Minigolf open held on February 17-18 at Rainforest Adventure Golf in Dublin saw just that as Pauli Kuikka ...
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Education Through Miniature Golf - Part 3

United States of America 19 Feb 2017 at 15:04 | views: 3095 | Comments: 0

In Part 2 of this series, we took a look at how both robotics and politics were teamed with minigolf to provide educational opportunities to a wide variety of people. Our educational articles in this part of the series continue to focus on the scientific ...
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Education Through Miniature Golf - Part 3

Invitation World Adventure Golf Masters 2017

Invitation World Adventure Golf Masters 2017

Croatia (Hrvatska) 15 Feb 2017 at 13:33 | views: 3665 | Comments: 0

Article courtesy of WMF page. See original article. The invitation for the World Adventure Golf Masters 2017 is now available. The event will be held on the MOS Adventure Golf course of Zaton Holiday Resort in Zaton (Nin), Croatia on 11th and 12th of ...
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