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German ranking January 2009 published

Germany 29 Jan 2009 at 07:09 | Published by: JJM | Views: 4339 | News search

German ranking January 2009 published German Minigolf Federation (DMV) has published the national ranking of January 2009, including 4234 competition players (men and women, all age categories).

Number one in German ranking 1/2009 is female senior player Andrea Reinicke. Number two in the ranking is veteran player Bernd Kunz, and number three is female senior Gabriele Rahmlow.

Active national team players are not found near the top of the ranking: Alexander Geist is ranked 34th, Marcel Noack 37th, Marco Balzer 39th, Harald Erlbruch 48th, Alice Kobisch 65th, Alexander Junkermann 112th, Bianca Oberweg 116th, Nicole Gundert-Greiffendorf 190th, Nicole Piechotta 243rd, Walter Erlbruch 304th, Daniel Klosek 603rd, Marco Templin 646th and Achim Braungart-Zink 718th.

German Minigolf Federation is still seeking new and possibly better ways to calculate the ranking list. The practical problem is, how to compare the results of players who play competitions on different minigolf courses, in different weathers, and against opponents of different skill levels.

» German ranking list 1 / 2009



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France phil (Philippe Lheritier)

30 Jan 2009 at 15:55
In france, we have only 15 courses for the competition (filz, eternit and concrete). We had establish a system to compare the results obtained on each course in function of the difficulties of the course. The system is not perfect, the results depends on the weather but each year, there are not big surprise when the final ranking is known. The best players who palys at least 7 tournaments in the year are in the top 10. I don't know if the system could be done in germany but when I saw the final german ranking, I think there are something to do to improve the system


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29 Jan 2009 at 20:42
In Italy we have the same problem for the national overall ranking, because we have to compares results from players that participate in competitions not at the same time/place. We use a system that compares your score with the course PAR.
PAR is calculated on each course on the basis of the last 10 tournaments played on that course.
Probably it's not a perfect system but I think it's quite good enough. I think that when players participate to competitions played in different courses at different times, the only way you have to compare results is to see which score they play relating to which kind of course they are playing on.

Sweden jonas (Jonas Gustafsson)

29 Jan 2009 at 20:20
Minigolf is trying to get more into media...so what´s best, to publish a ranking that is kind of a joke, or not publish one at all?

Sweden Viking (Pierre Geerhold)

29 Jan 2009 at 15:08
It´s up again.

Sweden Viking (Pierre Geerhold)

29 Jan 2009 at 14:03
Ahhh ok that explains it!

Netherlands Tiek (Erik Tiekstra)

29 Jan 2009 at 13:47
Seems like the whole site of the DMV is down...

Sweden Viking (Pierre Geerhold)

29 Jan 2009 at 13:40
Am i the only one who cant open the link?

Sweden Hans (Hans Bergström)

29 Jan 2009 at 11:30
The German Federation was offered to buy a license of the Swedish HCP-online system but turned the offer down. I cannot say why they said no, but when you see the result of their internal work, its easy to make a conclusion that they havent found a working model. The real key to a working model is the terminology around course PAR that exists in HCP-online. Not all is in favour of this model, but it is actually working in reality.

Netherlands Tiek (Erik Tiekstra)

29 Jan 2009 at 11:06
I am pretty surprised to see how many players you have in Germany. Not just members, but actually players who played tournaments/competitions. Wow.

Of course this is not a good situation. I think they should have the same kind of system as what they use in Sweden. This is the system to see who really is best.

Sweden Jolle (Joel Andersson)

29 Jan 2009 at 09:09
HAHAHA :) Nice "second" class players you got :)

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British Matchplay Championships 2009 draw

United Kingdom 28 Jan 2009 at 15:57 | views: 3936 | Comments: 2

The lottery for pairings of British Matchplay Championships 2009 was done in live Internet broadcast on 27 January 2009. These are the pairings for the 16 matches of first competition round: Cindy Kukielka vs Matthew Harding Chris Jones vs Kevin Botto James ...
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Yesterday the 4th round of the outdoor wintercompetition has been played on the courses of MGV DUNO in Doorwerth. Toon ter Keurs won the mens class with a total score of 69 shots in 3 rounds. 2nd best in the mens class were both Wilbert van Helmond and Sietse ...
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World 26 Jan 2009 at 08:29 | views: 4392 | Comments: 2

Harald Erlbruch was chosen as Player of the Year 2008 in our public vote, and also in the expert vote of 12 well-known minigolf experts from different countries. The expert vote included these persons: Pasi Aho (FIN), Markus Berger (AUT), Tim Davies (GBR) ...
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