E-mail
Password
Lost password »
Register »
      

LATEST FORUM POST

Argentina  INESfun

22 Feb 2020 at 13:37

There are about 300 recesses on one golf ball, and thanks to them, the ball flies three times farther than a smooth one. ... Balls of the same size...

Go to latest post »


LATEST COMMENT  More »

United States of America  Smitty

20 Oct 2020 at 14:46

Congrats to Rainey and Olivia. Great representation of Texas!

Go to latest comment »




LATEST BLOG POSTS

United Kingdom  Sheila | 237 views | 0 comments

01 Nov 2020 at 19:34

The End Of The Pier Show -....


United States of America  PatPenguin | 251 views | 0 comments

25 Oct 2020 at 13:06

Crack Kills? – Part 2


United States of America  PatPenguin | 422 views | 0 comments

19 Oct 2020 at 17:28

Guest Post - Starting From....


All blogs »



POLL

How do you think COVID-19 will impact international minigolf tournaments in 2021?


- No Impact - All Happen as Scheduled

- Minor Impact - A Couple Change Dates

- Major Impact - Several Get Canceled


To vote, you need to log in.


You have to vote to see the results.


Total 3 votes, since 19 Jun 2020.

Recent polls »

Minigolfers Roll the Dice at Major Series of Putting


United States of America 13 Nov 2017 at 05:03 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 5407 | News search

Minigolfers Roll the Dice at Major Series of Putting
Ricard Locker - High Roller Winner  (Photo by MSOP Website)

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - From October 27 through November 5, putters from all walks of life competed on a 20 thousand square foot arena in fabulous Las Vegas as part of the Major Series of Putting (MSOP). This was the first MSOP championship event and it is the brainchild of the founder of Cirque Du Soleil. There were several events held throughout the week with buy-ins ranging from $250 to $11,000 and winners purses ranging from $15,000 (~12,860 EUR) to a top prize of $110,000 (~94,280 EUR) for the final tournament of the week, the high-rollers tournament.

The line-ups for the various tournaments featured a cross section of professional golfers, people who wanted to try their luck with the putter and of course some competitive miniature golfers. Some familiar names from the US were in attendance including Brian Johnson, Matt Male and Rainey Statum. From across the pond, Sweden also was represented with Anders Olsson, Ricard Lockner and Gunnar Bengtsson, this years World Adventure Golf Masters winner. Overall the miniature golf contingent did great in the tournament with the following top 3 results:

Turbo Singles: Anders Olsson - 3rd ($5,925)
Turbo Singles 2: Anders Olsson - 2nd ($8,500)
Team Championship: Rainey Statum & Gunnar Bengtsson - 2nd ($8,500)
Turbo Singles 3: Anders Olsson - 2nd ($8,500)
Mini Turbo 2: Gunnar Bengtsson - 2nd ($750)
High Roller Invitational: Ricard Lockner - 1st ($110,000)

If you are interested in reading a description of each of the event, seeing what the schedule was like and seeing the payout for the top three you can find that all
here. There is a also a link to the complete round-by-round results for each of the events here.

Coming up later in the month we're going to have an interview with some of the players who participated in the events to help compare and contrast this with the miniature golf events we know and love. Make sure to stop by to catch that read when it's available.

(Note: This article was updated as Rainey's 1st place was not in the overall All-Pro tournament but had won money in the qualifying rounds. The minigolfers also won some money beyond the top 3 now listed in this article).

» MSOP Official Site

SHARE

Share



Comments (1)


United States of America Smitty (Jeffrey Smith)

14 Nov 2017 at 13:39
Congrats to Ricard for the big win and to other mini-golfers who did well.

Add comment
To add comments, you need to log in.


Shh...Library Minigolf - Part 3

United States of America 05 Nov 2017 at 15:46 | views: 5433 | Comments: 0

In Part 2 of this series, we continued our look at how miniature golf has been positively impacting people's relationship with their local libraries and helping to raise funds to keep them in order. In this part we continue to highlight some of the great events ...
Read more »

Shh...Library Minigolf - Part 3

European Seniors Champion Markus Janssen.

European Seniors Champion Markus Janssen.

Germany 25 Oct 2017 at 20:45 | views: 6246 | Comments: 0

In what has been a busy summer, reporter Steve Lovell finally got to speak to World Senior number one Markus Janssen. The Seniors European Championship was held in Cheb, Czech Republic on August 2-5, 2017. SL: Tell us a bit about you. MJ: My name is ...
Read more »

World Champion Melanie Hammerschmidt

Germany 20 Oct 2017 at 10:08 | views: 5788 | Comments: 0

A few years ago, at the World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings, one of my German friends, Sigrid Eilert, told me to ‘watch for Melanie, she is very good’. I took note. From that day, I have always looked out for the results of Melanie Hammerschmidt, seeing her ...
Read more »

World Champion Melanie Hammerschmidt

Tony Varnadore Wins 2017 USPMGA Master’s

Tony Varnadore Wins 2017 USPMGA Master’s

United States of America 16 Oct 2017 at 19:31 | views: 8436 | Comments: 1

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – On October 12 -14, the 21st edition USPMGA Minigolf Master’s was played and featured the best miniature golfers in the United States and many international stars including the World Adventure Golf Masters overall winner Gunner ...
Read more »

UPCOMING EVENTS   More »

 31 Dec 2020 (1 day)

BMGA Club Championship- POSTPONED


 05 Jun 2021 (2 days)

PPA Invitational


 20 Sep 2021 (5 days)

PPA National Championship Week





LATEST RESULTS   More »

 07 Nov 2020

2020 Ship Golf Miniature Golf Course Championship

 17 Oct 2020

Bristish Championships

 11 Oct 2020

Tabers Fall Classic Mini Golf Tournament presented by 105.5

 01 Oct 2020

Minigolf European Champions League Final

 25 Sep 2020

Open African Championships

 19 Sep 2020

Finnish Adventure Golf Masters

 19 Sep 2020

4th Matterhorn International Pro-Am




LATEST NEWS

Ghana 28 Nov 2020 at 14:05 | PatPenguin
One Year Anniversary of Ghana National Wheelchair Minigolf League

Iran 29 Oct 2020 at 11:46 | PatPenguin
Iran Minigolf “National Week of Physical Education and Sport"

United Kingdom 22 Oct 2020 at 12:43 | PatPenguin
Chapman’s victory at the BMGA Champs creates triple history

United States of America 18 Oct 2020 at 13:48 | PatPenguin
Statum wins 2020 USPMGA Masters

United States of America 14 Oct 2020 at 13:40 | PatPenguin
It is All Highlights at the Taber's Fall Classic

United Kingdom 05 Oct 2020 at 13:43 | PatPenguin
Michael Smith takes seventh British Open

Iran 30 Sep 2020 at 13:35 | PatPenguin
The Second Round of Mini-Golf Media Cup

United States of America 23 Sep 2020 at 13:24 | PatPenguin
Koerner Takes First Title in Tight Matterhorn Tournament

United States of America 17 Sep 2020 at 14:28 | PatPenguin
Seymour Comes Back to Defend Lee Stoddard Dolphin Open Title

United States of America 03 Sep 2020 at 13:33 | PatPenguin
Stewart and Graybeal Find Success in Tennessee

United States of America 02 Sep 2020 at 13:41 | PatPenguin
Fishing for a Win at the O-Street $1,000 Tournament