E-mail
Password
Lost password »
Register »
      

LATEST FORUM POST

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...

Go to latest post »


LATEST COMMENT  More »

United States of America  Smitty

07 Jun 2023 at 04:45

Jason and team make this place beautiful and the tournament is fun and well run.

Go to latest comment »




LATEST BLOG POSTS

Hungary  Magician | 5268 views | 0 comments

31 Dec 2023 at 17:32

End of 2023


United States of America  PatPenguin | 10692 views | 0 comments

17 Nov 2023 at 13:07

A 2023 Masterful Experience


United States of America  PatPenguin | 9460 views | 0 comments

22 May 2023 at 13:19

We’re All Loony Here....


All blogs »



POLL

From which country will the World Adventure Golf Tour Final (April 27-28, 2024) come from?


- Czech Republic

- Sweden

- Germany

- United States

- New Zealand

- Austria

- Wales

- Finland

- Slovakia


To vote, you need to log in.


You have to vote to see the results.


Total 1 votes, since 27 Mar 2024.

Recent polls »

Michael Smith wins the Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open


United Kingdom 16 Oct 2012 at 10:52 | Published by: Hans | Views: 17337 | News search

Michael Smith wins the Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open
Michael Smith winner of the Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open  (Photo by Richard Gottfried 2012)

BMGA News Report
Supplied by Richard Gottfried

Oxford’s Michael Smith retained his title in the twelfth edition of the Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open competition played on all three seafront Miniature Golf Courses in Hastings.

Michael Smith won the three-round Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open Championship on Sunday 14th October as 18-players competed over 54-holes of Adventure, Pirate and Crazy Golf in the twelfth-annual tournament. Smith, the British Number One player and member of the Kent Minigolf Club scored rounds of 36 (par) on the Adventure Golf, 31 (-5) on the Pirate Golf and 34 (-2) on the Crazy Golf course for a total of 101 (-7) to win the coveted Claret Jug for a second year in-a-row.

Two-time Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open Champion Michael Smith said "I'm delighted to have won the 2012 Planet Hastings Open and to have defended the title I had won last year. As always, the Planet Hastings Open was the most enjoyable event of the year and special credit should go to Ted McIver for running the event with typical enthusiasm. The weather was great, as was the company of my fellow BMGA players and it was a fantastic day. Congratulations to Emily Gottfried on a fantastic second place. I look forward to returning to Hastings for the World Crazy Golf Championship later this month."

Luton’s Emily Gottfried was the tournament runner-up, with the Cambridgeshire Mini Golf Club player recording rounds of 44 (+8) on the Adventure Golf, a new personal best of 31 (-5) on the Pirate Golf and another personal best of 32 (-4) on the Crazy Golf course. James Rutherford of the Cambridgeshire Mini Golf Club finished in third-place on a total of 108 (par) after rounds of 42 (+6), 32 (-4) and 34 (-2).

The top novice player was Thame’s Craig Patterson finishing in tied fourth place alongside British Minigolf Association Tour Veteran Ruth Burke with a score of 110 (+2). David Bodycombe finished the tournament in 16th place with a three-round total of 133 (+25).

John ‘Big Top Ted’ McIver, Captain of the Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club and tournament organiser said “The oldest Minigolf club in Great Britain has successfully hosted the twelfth Planet Hastings Open, the most popular Minigolf tournament in the country. British number one Michael Smith deservedly won and went home with the Claret Jug trophy and an armful of quirky prizes. It was a funderful wonderful day.”

The Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open tournament is a unique event in the British Minigolf Association Tour calendar and offers players throughout the field an opportunity to compete for a wide-range of interesting prizes. All players scoring at least five holes-in-one during the three-rounds qualified for the ‘Big Top Ted Tombola’ and a chance to win a good, or not so good, prize. Eleven of the eighteen players in the field managed the feat and got to pick a number and win the corresponding prize. As the competition winner Michael Smith received two goes in the ‘Big Top Ted Tombola’ and received an array of prizes alongside the Claret Jug.

Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club and the British Minigolf Association would like to thank the Mayor of Hastings, Councillor Alan Roberts for attending the prize giving ceremony.

Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open Roll of Honour:
• 2012 Michael Smith
• 2011 Michael Smith
• 2010 Marc Chapman
• 2009 Andy Exall
• 2008 Trevor Exall
• 2007 Tim Davies
• 2006 Tim Davies
• 2005 Tim Davies
• 2004 John McIver
• 2003 Tim Davies
• 2002 John McIver
• 2001 Mark Spry

The Hastings Seafront Crazy Golf course will be hosting the tenth-annual Castle Golf World Crazy Golf Championships on the 27th and 28th of October. Over 50 players from around the world will be competing to become World Crazy Golf Champion and take a share of the £3,000 prize fund.

» The Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open 2012 tournament event page
» A photo of all players

SHARE

Share


Comments

No comments yet.

Add comment
To add comments, you need to log in.


Youth player Sergey Alexeenko best in Sochi Open

Russian Federation 15 Oct 2012 at 21:35 | views: 12389 | Comments: 0

The top 3 Russian youth boys home players where also the top 3 players of the tournament. Best of them all was Sergey Alexeenko winning by an narrow margin of 1 strokes in front of Igor Pantelimonov. Rest of the results can be viewed below. Boys: 1 Sergey ...
Read more »

Youth player Sergey Alexeenko best in Sochi Open

Olivia Prokopova wins US Master

Olivia Prokopova wins US Master

United States of America 14 Oct 2012 at 17:29 | views: 13807 | Comments: 3

Olivia Prokopova wins the last major of the 2012 season in the US by winning the USPGMA US Master 2012. After having ended in second position both 2010 and 2011 it was nothing that could stop Olivia, the young (born in 1995) Czech MOS Star player, from taking ...
Read more »

Back from Vizela: Interview with Karel Molnar

Czech Republic 12 Oct 2012 at 16:38 | views: 16427 | Comments: 0

Interview with Karel Molnar (KM),Czech Republic and SK Tempo Praha This interview was done the 12th of October 2012. Interviewer is Hans Bergström (HB). HB: First of all a big congratulation to your phenomenal results in Vizela. Have these successes ...
Read more »

Back from Vizela: Interview with Karel Molnar

Vihervaara to play for Tanto

Vihervaara to play for Tanto

Finland 11 Oct 2012 at 20:25 | views: 13819 | Comments: 0

The Finnish National Team player Oskari Vihervaara will change his club from his current Finnish club Manse RG to the Swedish elitserien club Tantogården. There he will join an already talented international team with star players such as Gustav Björnberg, Kosti ...
Read more »

UPCOMING EVENTS   More »




LATEST RESULTS   More »

 29 Oct 2022

Olde Scotland Yard Course Championship

 22 Oct 2022

Clifton Heights Course Championship

 29 Sep 2022

European Champions League Final

 23 Sep 2022

Open African Championship

 17 Sep 2022

Miniest Open

 17 Sep 2022

Branson Open

 17 Sep 2022

6th Matterhorn International Pro-Am




LATEST NEWS

Sweden 29 Mar 2024 at 11:49 | PatPenguin
Interview with Ulf Kristiansson

World 08 Mar 2024 at 19:50 | PatPenguin
Celebrating International Women's Day!

Czech Republic 12 Feb 2024 at 15:14 | PatPenguin
Adventure Golf Tournament Updates

United Kingdom 10 Nov 2023 at 12:50 | PatPenguin
Foul Play at the Seaview Hotel - Interview with Glenda Young

United States of America 16 Oct 2023 at 13:27 | PatPenguin
Gary Hesters Grabs First USPMGA Masters Tournament

Sweden 11 Oct 2023 at 12:54 | PatPenguin
2023 World Championships General Class Held in Sweden

Italy 17 Aug 2023 at 14:07 | PatPenguin
German Domination at the Youth European Championships

Austria 03 Jul 2023 at 13:10 | PatPenguin
Women of WAGM 2023 - A Perspective from Vanette Block

Sweden 29 Jun 2023 at 12:39 | PatPenguin
World Championship Training Groups Announced

Austria 20 Jun 2023 at 13:26 | PatPenguin
Austria Reigns at WAGM 2023

United States of America 06 May 2023 at 14:10 | PatPenguin
Mosk Grabs the Buckle in Texas