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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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Minigolfers Roll the Dice at Major Series of Putting


United States of America 13 Nov 2017 at 05:03 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 4151 | 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

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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.

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Shh...Library Minigolf - Part 3

United States of America 05 Nov 2017 at 15:46 | views: 3859 | 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 ...
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European Seniors Champion Markus Janssen.

European Seniors Champion Markus Janssen.

Germany 25 Oct 2017 at 20:45 | views: 4556 | 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 ...
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World Champion Melanie Hammerschmidt

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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 ...
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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: 6966 | 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 ...
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