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Holey Moley - Our Editor on TV!


Minigolfnews 25 Jul 2019 at 12:57 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 3499 | News search

Holey Moley - Our Editor on TV!
Pat and fellow competitor Madison  (Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless)

In case you missed Pat's blog, we're happy to announce that tonight, July 25th, at 8pm Eastern Time in the US, our editor Pat Sheridan will make his debut on ABC's Holey Moley. This show is a fun competition that pits physical and mental challenges together with some actual pressure putting to eliminate contestants across three rounds. The winner of each episode walks away with $25,000, a plaid jacket and a golden putter.

While this isn't the traditional miniature golf competition we're used to, its still great to see the sport highlighted on a major network in the United States. The competitors come from all walks of life and include pro players like Pat and Robin Ventura (who recently won two gold medals at the 2019 World Adventure Golf Masters), so there's some representation of the serious side of the sport.

We won't know exactly how much air time Pat will get during the hour show until it airs, but it will still be fun seeing the worldwide competitive minigolf community represented. We plan on having one post next week where Pat answers some of the questions he can about his episode in particular and then he's planning a longer blog post after the season about his whole experience. It's great exposure for the sport and who knows if we might see more (and more international) seasons in the future!



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United States of America PatPenguin (Patrick Sheridan)

27 Jul 2019 at 13:45
Let me know if you have any specific questions on the episode - I've got some that have been common but willing to answer as much as I can. I think my full blog will be interesting because the whole experience had a lot of great minigolf moments in it.

United States of America Smitty (Jeffrey Smith)

26 Jul 2019 at 13:47
Very tempted to comment on Pat's Holey Moley performance, but his comments will be so much better!

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Press Conference: 16th WMF Minigolf World Championships in China

China 16 Jul 2019 at 13:45 | views: 4010 | Comments: 2

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. ...
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Sweden Again Has the Keys to the Adventure Golf Kingdom

Sweden 19 Jun 2019 at 14:29 | views: 4056 | Comments: 0

Kungälv, Sweden – In the first ever three-day World Adventure Golf Masters (WAGM), the home team of Sweden battled through very close matches throughout the weekend to prove their adventure golf glory. The 2019 WAGM was held at GolfOasen from June 14th – ...
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United Kingdom 03 Jun 2019 at 14:26 | views: 3398 | Comments: 0

With the World Crazy Golf Championships (WCGC) starting this weekend coming in Hastings, what better way to build up to one of the most unique events in the minigolf world than to catch up with the defending champion, Marc Chapman of the Kent Minigolf Club. ...
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Oceania Championships Held at Putt Putt Mermaid Beach

Australia 31 May 2019 at 13:38 | views: 3420 | Comments: 0

The first ever and 2019 WMF Oceania Championships were recently held on the immaculately prepared and maintained Mermaid Beach Putt Putt course on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Competition began on the 11th and concluded on the 12th May. There were 37 ...
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