Thursday, March 24, 2011

Scrap Iron Cup #8 - Richard Gottfried Regains Title in Liverpool

Eighth Scrap Iron Cup Minigolf Competition - Results and Report

'Squire' Richard Gottfried defeated Peter 'The Crazy Aced Assassin' Jones to regain the Scrap Iron Cup title. A five-player field competed in the Eighth Scrap Iron Cup minigolf competition, with defending champion Seth ‘Clockwork Orange’ Thomas, having retained the title on the Saturday, putting the title up for grabs again on Sunday 20th March.

Paul 'The Overtaker' Johnson and former Scrap Iron Cup champion Owen 'Jackpot' Johnson were the other competitors at the tournament played on the Volcano course at the Jungle Rumble Indoor Adventure Golf course in Liverpool.

Scrap Iron Cup
Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf, Liverpool

Round One - Strokeplay
Rank Player
1. Richard Gottfried - 16
2. Peter Jones - 17
2. Paul Johnson - 17
4. Owen Johnson - 19
5. Seth Thomas - 20

A play-off was required between Peter Jones & Paul Johnson to decide the second finalist. This was played on the Swamp Course and was decided at the second-hole (the 17th!) as Peter Jones hit a two, to Paul's three, to qualify for his first-ever Scrap Iron Cup Final. Both players had scored twos on the opening hole of the sudden-death head-to-head (the 18th!).

Round Two – Matchplay

Richard Gottfried vs. Peter Jones

Result - Richard Gottfried wins 1up

Scrap Iron Cup - Hall of Fame
2011 - #8 - Richard Gottfried beat Peter Jones - Liverpool
2011 - #7 - Seth Thomas beat Paul Johnson - Liverpool
2011 - #6 - Seth Thomas beat Owen Johnson - Hither Green
2011 - #5 - Seth Thomas beat Richard Gottfried - Bristol
2011 - #4 - Richard Gottfried beat Cindy Kukielka - Birmingham
2010 - #3 - Owen Johnson beat Richard Gottfried - Birmingham
2010 - #2 - Richard Gottfried beat Paul Johnson - Weymouth
2010 - #1 - Richard Gottfried beat Paul Johnson - Sandbanks

Video of the Final Hole of Round One - Strokeplay

Photos from the Competition

Rules of the Scrap Iron Cup
• Played between members of the Midlands Minigolf Club
• Played in either groups of two, or one group, in round one
• Groups are drawn at random (often using the 'balls in a hat' technique)
• Round one is a strokeplay match played over 7, 9, 11, 12 or 18 holes
• The two players with the top scores after round one qualify for the second round/final
• Round two is a matchplay match played over 7, 9, 12 or 18 holes
• The winner of the matchplay match becomes the Scrap Iron Cup* Champion**

* The Johnson's Scrap Iron Cup (aka the 'NABBA ENGLAND 95 CLASS TWO WINNER' Trophy) remains the property of Owen and Paul Johnson
** The Reigning Scrap Iron Champion retains the cup until the next defence whereupon it is given up until the next Scrap Iron Cup tournament has been completed

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