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Argentina  INESfun

22 Feb 2020 at 13:37

There are about 300 recesses on one golf ball, and thanks to them, the ball flies three times farther than a smooth one. ... Balls of the same size...

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United States of America  PatPenguin

25 Feb 2020 at 12:55

Really wish I lived closer to Putt Putt action to join the fun. Will have to make drive one of these days to get to a couple of events.

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Girls Camp Held in Germany


Germany 22 Nov 2019 at 14:12 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 1212 | News search

Girls Camp Held in Germany
Girls Camp Attendees  (Photo by Sarah Schumacher)

Over the weekend of November 15-17, 2019, the German Minigolfsport Federation held 4th specialty weekend for girls, known as the “Girls Camp”. This year 6 young women took part in the event, which is focused on strengthening mentality and creating new ideas for the future of minigolf – and of course having fun. The focus of the event this year was “Dream Bigger” and included different expert presentations around how to set and reach goals, handle stress and some minigolf theory.

Sarah Schumacher, who co-organized the event this year, had this to say about it. “I personally think the biggest takeaway was to learn about the progress of making progress (not only in minigolf, in all kind of areas, for example in school or job). This year we specifically talked about the girls anxieties and how to handle them. That those anxieties actually are really important made a big impression. During a presentation we learned that when you face your fears you get out of your comfort zone into the stretch zone where you grow and become stronger. Also really helpful was to create a strategy how to face the fears as well as a motivation/visionboard . Concerning that we had another presentation about stress, held by a psychologist. Here we got to know that there is positive stress which is needed for motivation and negative stress which has the opposite effect. Not forget to mention that movement and sleep has a big impact about your stress level.”

They hope to extend the success of this event in 2020 with the date set for the weekend of November 6-8, 2020. You can find out more about the event at the Facebook page below or check out more pictures on their Instagram page.

Thank you to Sarah Schumacher for providing the information and photos for this story.

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Education Through Miniature Golf - Part 6

United States of America 21 Nov 2019 at 13:35 | views: 1061 | Comments: 0

With school season in full swing we’re returning to our series of articles around miniature golf used in educational settings. In Part 5 of our series we covered such a variety of topics and continue to provide excellent ideas of how our sport can be integrated ...
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Michael Smith Takes Fourth British Championship

Michael Smith Takes Fourth British Championship

United Kingdom 29 Oct 2019 at 12:58 | views: 1360 | Comments: 0

Michael Smith reigned supreme in claiming his Fourth British Championship, over the weekend of 12/13th October, with a dominant performance at Strokes Adventure Golf, Margate. On what is the most challenging course played on Tour, Michael had an average of ...
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Major Series of Putting Championship 2019 Wraps Up

United States of America 23 Oct 2019 at 13:35 | views: 1637 | Comments: 0

The world's largest putting tournament hosted 14 Championship events over seven days awarding $300,000 in prize money in an atmosphere like none other - creating the ultimate Vegas golf experience. Las Vegas, Nevada (October 21, 2019) - Major Series of Putting ...
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Report of WMF Delegates' Conference 2019 Zhouzhuang (CHN)

China 22 Oct 2019 at 14:11 | views: 2630 | Comments: 0

The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) Delegates Conference 2019 was held in Zhouzhuang, China on October 20th, 2019. WMF President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann was re-elected unanimously. After the elections he pointed out, that the focus for the next years will be ...
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