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Chris Jones wins British Masters with avg 18.00

United Kingdom 28 Apr 2009 at 21:29 | Published by: JJM | Views: 3934 | News search

Chris Jones wins British Masters with avg 18.00
Lane 1 of Aztec adventure golf course.  (Photo by miniaturegolfer.com 2001)

Chris Jones took the winner’s trophy at British Masters 2009, with average score 18.00 per round (2.00 points per lane) at the two 9-lane adventure golf courses of Adventure Island minigolf center in Southend-on-Sea.

Andy Exall was second, 4 points behind Jones, with average 19.00 per round (2.11 points per lane).

One point behind Andy Exacll came Jon Angel, Brad Shepherd and Kevin Moseley in tied points, with average 19.25 per round (2.14 points per lane).

Many minigolf courses in Great Britain have less than 18 holes, typically 9 holes (as is customary in golf, where “front nine” courses of 9 holes are accepted for competition use, if played twice to count one competition round of 18 played holes).

» results and news report of the competition
» some photos of Adventure Island minigolf courses
» more photos of Aztec and Inca minigolf courses



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Netherlands JS (Jacco Van Der Stelt)

30 Apr 2009 at 18:55
ok tnx for the info

Finland JJM (John Mittler)

30 Apr 2009 at 10:30
Adventure golf courses are usually played from at least one wall (typically the backside of green). British MOS courses have walls of quite good quality, but American adventure golf courses often have worn-out bricks. Some Scandinavian minigolf companies are moving towards no-wall-game designs (no walls at all, or then unplayable irregular walls).

United Kingdom MrX (Andy Exall)

30 Apr 2009 at 08:25
The photo is a bit misleading Jacco, there's no straight route to that hole as the ball runs to the right, so you have to rely on a rebound, as you do on most holes at Southend. The borders there are not as smooth as others in the UK, sometimes you get a bad bounce which is annoying but part of the fun!

Netherlands JS (Jacco Van Der Stelt)

29 Apr 2009 at 23:19
Thnks. so even tough its mostly straight to the hole yourre still using the stones to let a bal bounce a certain way ?? the picture shows that the stones are a little rough

United Kingdom MrX (Andy Exall)

29 Apr 2009 at 18:18
Hi JS!
I used a 3d putter with the mid green rubber (cheers Pasi), I noticed a few more 3d putters as well as many other makes, quite a few Nifo & Maier Guns too. Some players used a standard rubber headed course putter. Jon Angel used a Nifo Double which is possibly the best club at Southend as sometimes you get to play awkward shots which would be easier left-handed, but not many Uk courses have this problem!
As for balls, I used 6 different to not confuse myself! They were a Clicker, A Dodo (0 bounce), Planet Hastings Pirate, Tampere Ball & a low bounce 3d ball as well as a Maier Pitbull. At most UK courses I personally use 5 or 6 balls, with the exception of Margate, (venue for the British Open), where I use 10.

Netherlands JS (Jacco Van Der Stelt)

29 Apr 2009 at 08:58
qeustion: wich putter do players use on mos systems (benny, nifo ??) and with or without rubber :). and what balls are they playing ??

United Kingdom MrX (Andy Exall)

29 Apr 2009 at 08:34
Another 2nd place! :(
But well done to Stretch Jones - a great win!

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WMF officials playing MOS

World 27 Apr 2009 at 15:29 | views: 3915 | Comments: 2

This weekend some high WMF officials are gathering in Gothenburg, Sweden to study the way Minigolf is played on MOS and artificial Grass. Some will also participate in the competition. Said Morell, casshier of WMF, has invited some of his fellow WMF board ...
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Second tournament of the year in France - Commelle-Vernay

Second tournament of the year in France - Commelle-Vernay

France 27 Apr 2009 at 15:12 | views: 3144 | Comments: 0

Second tournament of the french minigolf season last week-end near Roanne (eternity course of commelle-vernay) and second rainy week-end. Seven rounds were foresee but only two were played. With these bad conditions, no good performances was obtained. The best ...
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Grand Country Open, April 2009

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Grand Country Open tournament in Branson, Missouri started in April of 2005 as annual event but starting with 2006 Grand Country Square owner Glenn Robinson fell in love with the idea of professional minigolf tournament. Mr. Glenn Robinson and Tournament Director ...
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Grand Country Open, April 2009

Hardenberg is close to Bundesliga victory

Hardenberg is close to Bundesliga victory

Germany 26 Apr 2009 at 19:59 | views: 3641 | Comments: 0

Even though they had to give away the first two points of the season 08-09 in this Sundays Bundesliga gathering in Schriesheim, Hardenberg is now really close to another Bundesliga victory. This weekend though Mainz was the strongest team and won by four strokes. ...
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