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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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2019 Minigolf Year in Review


Minigolfnews 30 Dec 2019 at 13:51 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 460 | News search

2019 Minigolf Year in Review
World Championships in China  (Photo by WMF Facebook page)

It's that time of year again. The calendar will be flipping over to not only a new year, but a new decade, and with that we want to take a few minutes to look back at our year here at Minigolfnews. 2019 marked the third full year since the return of the site in 2016 as part of the World Minigolf Sport Federation's media plan. While it was a bit of a slower year on the article side, we did cover some major events, continued our mission to cover miniature golf's impact around the world, got to see our editor on major USA television and had a great stable of blogs about the world of minigolf.

Some of the highlights included:

- WAGM 2019 in Sweden

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The World Championships in China

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YEC in Latvia

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Olivia captures her 4th U.S. Open

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We looked some more at minigolf in libraries

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We continued to show how minigolf can be core to education

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The new wheelchair league in Ghana shows the diversity of the sport

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A Germany girls camp pushes diversity as well

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Michael Smith captures his sixth British Open

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Our editor takes a run (and a fall) at minigolf television stardom

We don't know what 2020 will bring to the website but we're working various angles to keep our coverage as great as possible. We know a lot gets covered on social media today but our "Miniature golf in..." set of series is unique and popular on the site and much of what we do looks at archiving events around the world in an easy to return to fashion. If you are interested in helping us in 2020, please reach out to patsheridan@minigolfnews.com. We welcome any level of involvement from information for a simple article, wanting to do a blog about a minigolf experience or wanting to report on a series of events around the world.

Happy Putting and may your green-reads be "20-20"!



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Season's Greetings from Minigolfnews!

Minigolfnews 23 Dec 2019 at 14:25 | views: 538 | Comments: 0

We want to wish everyone a joyous holiday season no matter what you choose to celebrate (including a happy Festivus today!). Our minigolf family is diverse and we cherish that diversity in our game. Whatever your celebration choice, may it be as inspired as ...
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First Year of the Ghana Wheelchair Minigolf League a Success

First Year of the Ghana Wheelchair Minigolf League a Success

Ghana 20 Dec 2019 at 14:40 | views: 585 | Comments: 0

Accra, Ghana - Over the past month, the Ghana Wheelchair Minigolf Association held what is believed to be the first ever league specifically designed for disabled individuals in wheelchairs. After the formation of the Association in September 2019 during the ...
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Girls Camp Held in Germany

Germany 22 Nov 2019 at 14:12 | views: 636 | Comments: 0

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 ...
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Girls Camp Held in Germany

Education Through Miniature Golf - Part 6

Education Through Miniature Golf - Part 6

United States of America 21 Nov 2019 at 13:35 | views: 602 | 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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UPCOMING EVENTS   More »

 29 Feb 2020 (2 days)

Southwest Putting Tour Events


 01 Mar 2020 (1 day)

Planet Hastings Open


 03 Mar 2020 (3 days)

Oceania Minigolf Open 2020


 06 Mar 2020 (2 days)

New Zealand Mini Golf Open


 21 Mar 2020 (1 day)

5. Teamgolf Open - BGSC Klaus


 22 Mar 2020 (1 day)

Prague Open 2020


 22 Mar 2020 (1 day)

2. Leondinger Hallenturnier - Halle Eferding





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Churfirsten Club Turnier

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30. Internationale PSV-Hallentrophy

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Liepaja Open 2020

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 15 Feb 2020

Finnish Miniaturegolf Marathon 2020




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Season's Greetings from Minigolfnews!

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