Monday, June 06, 2011

Minigolf Report - Richard Gottfried 7th in the BMGA English Open at Wroxham Barns, Norfolk

6th June 2011
Press Information
For Immediate Release

Minigolf Report – BMGA English Open

Luton Minigolfers Richard & Emily Gottfried were in action at the 13th Annual BMGA English Open Minigolf Championships which took place at the 18-hole Adventure Golf course at Wroxham Barns, Norfolk on Sunday 5th June.

A 28-player field contested the title and Richard scored a three-round, 54-hole total of 103(-5) which included scores of 31(-5), 33(-3) and 39(+3), to earn 7th place.

Photo: Richard plays the 18th hole in front of the crowd at Wroxham Barns

Emily finished in a respectable 19th place, with rounds of 41(+5), 37(+1) and 39(+3).

Photo: Emily plays the 18th hole at Wroxham Barns

The tournament was won by Oxford’s Michael Smith with a score of 90(-18).

Richard said “The English Open was a great event and I’m pleased with seventh place. I hit an all-time new personal best in my first round and I had 13 Aces overall. It was also great to do well on the round-killer twelfth hole which has been a problem for me in the past. A weekend with two top ten finishes is a great result.”

Richard & Emily were representing The Putter King indoor miniature golf course franchise (based in Japan) at the 2011 BMGA English Open.

Following the BMGA English Open Richard has moved up one place to 13th of 86 players in the BMGA Order of Merit Rankings for 2010-2011. Emily is in 44th spot. In the BMGA Season Only Rankings for 2011 Richard has moved up two places to 11th of 59 players. Emily is in 23rd place.

Prior to the BMGA English Open, Richard & Emily were also in action at the Lost World Adventure Golf Pro-Am Classic minigolf competition in Hemsby, Norfolk on Saturday 4th June - Results.

Next up for Richard and Emily is a trip to Stockholm, Sweden to play for the Great Britain Minigolf Team at the WMF Nations Cup.


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