Midlands Claim British Club Championship
02 May 2019 at 13:12 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 5020 | News search
Club Championship Winners (Photo by BMGA)
The 2019 BMGA British Club Championship saw the Midlands Minigolf Club claim the title, their third win in five years. The Championship made a welcome return to Wroxham Barns where seven teams from five of the British Minigolf Associations Clubs competed in a round robin matchplay format. » Top 3 Finishers - Facebook
A strong Midlands squad emerged unbeaten with a 100% record, beating last year's champions Cambridgeshire and Essex MGC. Championship debutants Thanet Silverbacks MGC, claimed the bronze medal on hole count back.
Scott Lancley the Chairman of the British Minigolf Association said "Wroxham Barns is a fitting venue for this prestigious event, which is one of the highlights of year. On behalf of the Executive Committee, I would like to thank all of the teams and players for competing and exhibiting fine forms of both competitive spirit and sportsmanship throughout the day, this was a great day for British Minigolf. Finally, I'd like to thank the team at Wroxham Barns, in particular Harry and Dave, for looking after us and hosting the event. We did encounter some hrs of poor weather throughout the weekend but the course was always in a great condition."
Final Championship Standings were as follows:
1) MIDLANDS - Michael Smith (C), Rocky Bullin, Chris Harding, Brenda Smith, Chris Smith
2) CEMGC - James Rutherford (C), Martin Greenhead, Chris Wood, Mark Wood, Andy Wilde
3) DONKEY KONGS (Thanet Silverbacks) - Scott Lancley (C), Shelley Cooper, Terry Exall, James Hollinrake, John Sharp
4) PUTTING PIRATES (Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club) - John McIver (C), Andrew Edmonds, Owen Johnson, Paul Johnson
5) WELSH DRAGONS - Martyn Williams (C), Rhiannon Davison, Cindy Kukielka, Seve Kukielka, Stephen Skinner
6) WEDNESDAY WEATHER WARRIORS (Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club) - David Gomm (C), Bryan Gould, David Hartley, Marion Hartley
7) XL GORRILAZ (Thanet Silverbacks) - Andy Exall (C), Alex Exall, Matt Exall, Phil Exall
Course Photos. Credit: BMGA