Between the 10th and 13th of June 2010 Luton Minigolfers Richard 'The Low-Roller' Gottfried and Emily 'Snake Eyes' Gottfried headed to Las Vegas, Nevada, USA to compete in a 4-round, 72-hole tournament to crown the first ever Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic champion.
Photo: The competitors line-up before the tournament!
With a final score of 178(+34) the winner was Emily, having held the lead throughout the competition, beginning with her victory at King Putt Indoor Mini Golf on the 10th June, where she won by one-shot. Richard had a 72-hole score of 182(+38).
Photo: Emily 'Snake Eyes' Gottfried Putting her way to victory at The Putt Park.
Videos from the final round at the Putt Park, including post-tournament interviews and comments are below.
Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic video 1 of 4
Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic video 2 of 4
Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic video 3 of 4
Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic video 4 of 4
The four courses played in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA were:
- King Putt Indoor Mini Golf - North West Las Vegas
- Pike's Pass Miniature Golf - Circus Circus, Las Vegas
- King Putt Indoor Mini Golf - Henderson, Las Vegas
- The Putt Park Miniature Golf - Las Vegas
Richard was Aces Champion in the competition with a total of 5 holes-in-one, to Emily's 3.
Photo: The 'fabulous' prize money up for grabs to the winner and runner-up.
Emily continues her undefeated streak in the USA, having won the Irregular Mini Golf Tour's Las Vegas Invitational on her last visit to Las Vegas in September 2008.