Press Conference: 16th WMF Minigolf World Championships in China
16 Jul 2019 at 13:45 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 4010 | News search
WMF President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann together with the President of Asian Minigolfsport Federation and the Representatives of INVENGO, the organizer of the upcoming event. (Photo by World Minigolf Sport Federation )
The first official press conference of the 16th WMF Minigolf World Championships took place on Saturday, July 13th in Kunshan, China.
The championships will be held near Kunshan in the ancient water town Zhouzhuang on October 18th– 27th. WMF President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann represented WMF in the press conference and was one of the three speakers.
In his speech Zimmermann thanked the local organizer Kunshan Invengo Network Industrial Park Co., Ltd. for their cooperation and huge efforts for the minigolf sport, referred to big development possibilities for minigolf sport as an acknowledged official sport in China.
He also described the current strategies of World Minigolf Sport Federation to support the national minigolf development in China by combining sport, education, media and business.
A lot of media representatives and government officials were present at the conference and Chinese media has already published a lot of news from the press conference.
The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) is the umbrella organization of 63 Minigolf sports associations worldwide with Continental Associations in Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Over 1,000 championships courses are approved for official competitions and over 1,500 international minigolf tournaments are held each year. Millions of players all around the world like to play minigolf as a private leisure activity and in public competitions.