1st July 2009
For Immediate Release
Minigolf Report – Midland Open 2009
Luton Minigolfer Richard Gottfried competed in the Midland Open at Stratford upon Avon’s Recreation Ground minigolf course on Sunday 28th June.
With rounds of 39 (+3), 36 (Par) and 37 (+1) in the 54-hole competition, Richard finished in 10th place in the 20-strong field with a total score of 112 (+4). The tournament was won by Newcastle’s John Moore with a score of 93 (-15) which included a new course record of 29 (-7).
Richard said “I’m pleased to have got another top ten finish on the BMGA Tour. I am always happy to play at the excellent course in Stratford, unfortunately I haven’t hit enough holes-in-one there to rank higher in the two events held there this year.”
With seven events of the 2009 season played so far, Richard has achieved one win and three other top ten finishes and is currently ranked 18th of 80 players in the BMGA Order of Merit with a total of 1,475 points.
Round 3 Playing Group from l-r - Richard Gottfried, Phil Exall, Anthony Pope