First day of play in Predazzo
25 Aug 2010 at 18:07 | Published by: Nimalu | Views: 8998 | News search
Peter Eisenschmidt played todays only round of 18 on the eternite course. (Photo by Sandra Bengtsson)
This years European Championships for the general classes started today in Italian Predazzo. The concrete courses are told be quite diificult, which also the results showed, lowest score on 1 round was 25, played by Autsrian Heinz Weber, who is also top ranked in the mens category, just ahead of German Miro Stoparic. On the eternite course, there was several blue rounds scored, but the only round of 18 was played by Swedens Peter Eisenschmidt.» LIVE results
In the ladies category, there were only 2 rounds under 30 on the concrete courses, although they only played 1 round of concrete today. Especially the German ladies had big problems with the tricky lanes, even if they played better at the eternite courses. Melanie Blaser from Switzerland is top ranked and so far she plays in her own division, 5 strokes ahead of a couple of players.
In the mens team competition, Germany leads, 10 strokes ahead of Austria and 12 more ahead of Switzerland. Only the Swedes managed to beat Germany in one of the rounds, when they played a round of 123 ( 20,50) on the eternite round, 2 better than the Germans.
In the ladies team competition, Switzerland have taken the lead, 8 strokes before Austria. Germany and Sweden are tied for the 3rd place, 6 more strokes behind.