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Happy Holidays and Welcome 2023!


WMF 22 Dec 2022 at 13:41 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 9764 | News search

Happy Holidays and Welcome 2023!
Happy Holidays!  (Photo by Robin Schwartzman)

Like many sports organizations around the world, for the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) 2022 was a year of returning. In 2021 we saw many national championships back on the calendar but the international schedule was still bleak. In 2022, nearly a full list of national, regional and international championships were played, many of which had been off since 2019 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

A big story this year came in June when the World Adventure Golf Masters, held in Kuopio, Finland, was played after 2 years away. As expected the Fins did very well on their home turf with Aki Sillman coming up the big winner in many categories. There was a great opportunity to watch the final rounds of the general class and mixed pairs, despite the weather trying not to cooperate.

Several other age class championships and international tournaments were held this year as well including the U23 and Seniors Nationals Cups both in June in Germany. These were followed up by the Youth and Seniors World Championships on the same courses later in August. All had exciting play in their various divisions and the universal feeling was that it was great to have international tournaments back and thriving. It was especially nice having the youth events back to help ensure we have a great pipeline of players into the future and you can see a lot of media from youth events this year on the
WMF Youth Facebook page.

Unfortunately we did see a few championships still not back in place like the World Deaf Championships or the Asian Championships due to various restrictions and organizational challenges, but 2023 is looking brighter with the already announced line-up. The
World Championships return after been canceled in 2021 and Uppsala, Sweden will see the best-of-the-best competing on miniaturegolf and feltgolf late in August. Austria picks up the World Adventure Golf Masters in June, having been postponed from their previous 2020 date. We also see the Youth European Championships in Italy this year. The major championships will all be tracked on the WMF page and we hope to have a lot of social media coverage as the year progresses.

With all that on the horizon, we hope everyone closes out the year with a joyous holiday season and depending on your traditions, maybe you’ll have some minigolf fun or get some minigolf gear. We look forward to ringing in the New Year and celebrating a safe and prosperous 2023.



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INTERACT Project Closing Online Conference

WMF 28 Nov 2022 at 12:15 | views: 12224 | Comments: 0

The INTERACT (International and European Sport Organisations Activating Citizens) project partners are pleased to invite you all to join our free closing online conference on 2 December 2022, 12:00-14:00 (UTC+1/CET). See the link below to register. The final ...
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INTERACT Project Closing Online Conference

2023 Youth European Championships Announced For Italy

2023 Youth European Championships Announced For Italy

Italy 10 Nov 2022 at 13:37 | views: 10332 | Comments: 0

Vergiate, Italy - The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) together with the Federazione Italiana Minigolf (FIMg) and Golf su Pista Vergiate (GSP Vergiate) are proud to announce that the 2023 Youth European Championships (YEC) will be held in Vergiate, Italy. ...
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Olivia Remains Queen of the US Masters

United States of America 13 Oct 2022 at 13:53 | views: 11683 | Comments: 0

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - It had been almost 10 years since someone won back-to-back USPMGA Master’s tournaments, with that someone being Olivia Prokopova in 2012 and 2013. Not to be outdone by herself, Olivia, now Sahmel and a mom, became the next ...
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Olivia Remains Queen of the US Masters

Miniature Golf Day - Walkabout Mini Golf Interview!

Miniature Golf Day - Walkabout Mini Golf Interview!

World 21 Sep 2022 at 00:02 | views: 13154 | Comments: 0

For Miniature Golf Day 2022, our editor Pat Sheridan wanted to reach out beyond the “in-real-life” forms of miniature golf we traditionally cover. A little more than a year ago, he had his first chance to play a virtual reality game called Walkabout Mini Golf. ...
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