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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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31 Dec 2021 at 16:55

Thank you, more posts are coming next year! :)

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Sheridan Goes Back-to-Back at Farmington

United States of America 31 Aug 2020 at 13:40 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 4356 | News search

Sheridan Goes Back-to-Back at Farmington Farmington, Connecticut - The 39th Annual Pat Guglielmo Memorial Farmington Miniature Golf Tournament was held on August 22, 2020. For the first time in the tournament’s history it was reduced from a two-day, three round tournament, down to a one-day, two round tournament. While this has been a change that was discussed for a few years, which the organizers hoped would help boost attendance, the current pandemic situation helped drive it to fruition. The field was similar in size to the previous year although the top tier was missing a couple of regular past winners and local USPMGA pros. The course is a classic “obstacle” type with windmills, wells, barns and lighthouses to compete with and the pitted concrete edging makes shooting in the high 30s an excellent score.

Farmington 2020
Farmington Minigolf Tournament Participants

With the tournament being only two rounds, the name of the game was going to be consistency and who can remain hot through the 36 holes. It looked like it might be a barn burner after the first round with past winner John O’Leary posting a 37, with James Levere right behind with a 39 and past winner Al Voytek scoring a 40. Right behind them was a pack of players in the low 40s, which is always within striking distance on this course. The tide of the scores seemed to turn in the second round though. Perhaps it was the changing conditions of the course as the weather warmed up, or feelings of pressure or comfort but for many of the competitors their scores swapped positions in round 2. John and Al would shoot high in the second round and James would slip the least with a 44, position him for a run at first place. However, the prior year champion Pat Sheridan found a window of opportunity after hitting a 43 in the first round and posted a 39, the only under-40 score of the second round. This gave him just the advantage he needed to slip into the top place and defend his title, making him only the 2nd back-to-back champion in the tournament’s history. The win netted Sheridan $100.

“I knew I just had to keep my head down in the second round and grind out a good score,” said Sheridan. “I figured my first round score was enough to keep me in the money if I posted a sub-40 round two. I’m happy I made a decision to play a safer shot on 16 in the last round instead of being aggressive and going for the ace. That could have turned out bad and cost me a stroke or two, which would have made all the difference. I also want to thank Farmington Miniature Golf for continuing to hold their tournament this year as we all need a chance to get out and play with everything going on.”

Pat Sheridan
Pat Sheridan - 1st place

Similar to prior years, the tournament was split into two tiers for winners, although this is normally done after the first day so that the second day of competition sees the tiers playing against each other. With it just being one-day this year, it was announced that the “cut” line would be after tenth place, meaning those in the middle of the pack had to wait and see which side of the line they fell on. This year it ended up being a three-way tie for the lower tier top spot, with all three competitors putting a 99. Henry Eagan, the only competitor in the field under 13, would end up with the win on the tie-breaker, which was best scorecard starting with hole 1, round 1. Henry, who had played the two rounds in the group with Sheridan, started his tournament with an ace, which ended up making all the difference.

A portion of the fees collected for this tournament, as well as the money earned from free game chances, go to support The Jimmy Fund and Connecticut Children’s Hospital.

Top 3 Upper Division

Pat Sheridan – 82
James Levere – 83
Doug Wipfler - 86

Top 3 Lower Division

Henry Eagan – 99
Glenda Ryning – 99
Jean Robbins - 99

» Final Results




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Malta Joins WMF

Malta 25 Aug 2020 at 12:54 | views: 4189 | Comments: 0

On July 26, 2020, Malta, via the Malta Sport For All (MSFA) organization, became the latest member of the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) as approved by the Executive Committee. The Republic of Malta, which sits off the coast of Italy in the Mediterranean ...
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Malta Joins WMF

6th Annual Maine Mini Golf Open Held

6th Annual Maine Mini Golf Open Held

United States of America 17 Aug 2020 at 12:53 | views: 4606 | Comments: 0

AUBURN, Maine — Aaron Perkins rebounded from an opening-round 44 to shoot a pair of under-par rounds at Tabers Lakeside Stand and Golf Center on Sunday to earn his first Maine Mini Golf Open title in a one-stroke victory over perennial contender and newly ...
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Austrian Youth Cup 2020

Austria 14 Aug 2020 at 13:19 | views: 4651 | Comments: 0

Bischofshofen - As all Austrian national and international Championships were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Austrian Federation invited the youngsters to participate at the Austrian Youth-Cup in Bischofshofen August 8th and 9th. Six rounds of ...
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Austrian Youth Cup 2020

Swedish Youth Championship 2020

Swedish Youth Championship 2020

Sweden 07 Aug 2020 at 13:27 | views: 5142 | Comments: 1

Umeå, Sweden - With larger miniature golf championships around the world being scarce this year, there are some events still taking place. On July 31 and August 1, Sweden saw their 2020 Youth Championships take place at Umeå Miniaturegolf and it was a very ...
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