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Minigolf Summit Being Held in Portugal


Portugal 24 May 2018 at 13:36 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 4506 | News search

Minigolf Summit Being Held in Portugal
Minigolf Summit Promo  (Photo by Minigolf-Summit.com)

One of the things that has been highlighted many times at Minigolfnews is the fact that the sport of miniature golf can be played by anyone, even in official tournaments. Age isn’t a restraint, men and women play against each other and even cost of play is one of the lowest of any professional sport there can be since at some tournaments you can use the course ball and putter.

In Portugal the inclusionary aspect of minigolf is on display in the month of May in a way it hasn’t been in the past. From May 19 – 29, 2018, Costa Nova is hosting the first Minigolf Summit, which will include a tournament for both deaf and blind putters. The nearly two week series of events kicked off with XXII “PALHEIROS DA COSTA NOVA”, a traditional tournament of the Costa Nova Minigolf Club that started in 1996. Results of the tournament can be found here.

The real highlights of the event start on May 25, with the two-day European Minigolf Tournament for the Deaf, the first continental championship of it’s kind. It follows the 1st World Deaf Championships that were held in Croatia in September 2017, and is organized by the Costa Nova’s Minigolf Club has joined the Águeda Cultural Association for Deaf People and the European Minigolf Federation. There will be both a team competition and an individual competition over several categories including youth and seniors.

Following that tournament, on May 29th, will be another first of it’s kind, a minigolf tournament for the blind. This tournament will be played with lanes and accessories specifically adapted for the blind and as Victor Condeço, president of the European Minigolfsport Federation, put it, it shows that miniature golf is an “integrative sport that can be played by all without limitation."

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2018 U.S. Open a Rainey One

United States of America 23 May 2018 at 02:39 | views: 5045 | Comments: 0

Hendersonville, NC – Perhaps it’s only fitting that a U.S. Open tournament week that was marked by times of torrential rain and localized flooding would be won by a man named Rainey. Weather would interrupt practice week a couple of times and delay the start of ...
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Canada 16 May 2018 at 18:56 | views: 4841 | Comments: 0

With the snow almost completely melted, the minigolf courses in Canada now been opened for about 4 weeks so it's time to slowly get back to competition. The tournament season started with the first preseason day on May 5th at Mini-Putt Terrebonne just north of the ...
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In Part 3 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. For this part, we highlight even more events that have been ...
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In part 9 our series of re-posts of the youth interviews from the WMF Youth Facebook page, we have an interview with Jarno Bottenberg from the Netherlands. In case you missed the eighth in the series, you can catch it here. The following interview can also be ...
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