Showing posts with label Rankings. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rankings. Show all posts

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Minigolf rankings for 2016

The national tour minigolf season is over and Emily and I are still ranked in the BMGA Strokeplay Order of Merit 2015-2016.

I am ranked in 40th position with 2,825 ranking points, while Emily is in 62nd place with 1,462 points. A total of 149 players are listed in the rankings.

Minigolfers Emily and Richard Gottfried
Minigolfers Emily and Richard Gottfried

In the World Minigolf Sport Federation international rankings Emily is ranked 102nd in the Women's ranking list, while I am 408th in the Men's list.

Emily Gottfried Putting at the Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf course in Southend
Emily Putting at the Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf course in Southend

This season we competed in a number of independent miniature golf competitions including the:
- Surrey Invitational Tournament - Richard = 3rd, Emily = 4th
- Southend Pier Invitational Tournament - Richard = 1st, Emily = 9th
- Southend Arnold Palmer Classic - Richard = 1st, Emily = 7th
- Stevenage Invitational Tournament - Richard = 1st, Emily = 3rd (tied)

Richard Gottfried in action on Southend Pier's Crazy Golf course
In action on Southend Pier's Crazy Golf course

Related blog posts:
- WMF World Minigolf Rankings update
- BMGA minigolf rankings for 2015
Richard Gottfried's Minigolf Player Profile
- Emily Gottfried's Minigolf Player Profile

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Monday, November 21, 2016

WMF World Minigolf Rankings update

The World Minigolf Sport Federation has updated the World Rankings and Emily and I are ranked in the General Class (Adult) lists for elite tournament players.

International minigolfers Emily and Richard Gottfried
International minigolfers

Emily is ranked 102nd in the Women's ranking list, while I am 408th in the Men's list.

Emily Gottfried playing hole 1 on her way to a British Women's Record Round of 24(-12) on the Eternit format of Miniature Golf at the WMF Nations Cup 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden
Emily playing hole 1 on her way to a British Women's Record Round of 24(-12) on the Eternit format of Miniature Golf at the WMF Nations Cup 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden

In the Women's World Ranking List Emily is the sole British female representative listed and is in tied 102nd place (109 players total) alongside Erika Benka (HUN), Anja Derks (NED), Asta Korpi (FIN), Ana Lopes (POR), Tänia Monteiro (POR), Amara Silva (POR) and Nathamon Tayutivuthikul (THA).

Richard Gottfried in action at the Minigolf Nations Cup 2008 in Tampere, Finland
Richard in action at the Nations Cup in Tampere, Finland

In the Men's World Ranking List I am in tied 408th place (424 players total) alongside Mislav Bjazic (CRO), Joao Caravana (POR), Miguel Angel Hernandez (ESP), J. Hinojosa De Torres-Peralta (ESP), Erik Hjalmarsson (SWE), Arton Krasniqi (KOS), Pawel Larus (POL), Hugo Madera (ESP), Sabri Maloku (KOS), Santiago Paramo (ESP), Jawaharlal Purohit (IND), Jose Maria Rivera Cadierno (ESP), Juan Pablo Ruano De Fruto (ESP), Petri Saukko (FIN), Craig Small (GBR) and Lavdim Zylfiu (KOS).

Great Britain is ranked 13th of 30 countries in the Nations rankings. Fourteen GB players (13 men and one woman) contributed to the ranking.

For the full international ranking lists for General Class, Juniors and Seniors please visit the WMF website.

The World Minigolf Sport Federation is the umbrella organisation of 62 Minigolf sports associations worldwide with continental associations in Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. There are more than 38,000 competitive minigolf players registered with the WMF via the 62 member nations, with 900-plus clubs between them. Over 1,000 courses are approved for official competitions and over 1,500 minigolf tournaments are held each year.

The WMF is gaining further recognition on the global stage all the time. As a member of SportAccord and an organisation called AIMS (the Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord) the WMF's next goal is to achieve International Olympic Committee recognition.

Apart from the March 2011 list Emily and I have been in the sport's international rankings since November 2008 following our debut for the Great Britain team at that year's Nations Cup championships in Tampere, Finland.

The 2008 Great Britain team - Jouni Valkjarvi (coach), John 'Big Top Ted' McIver, Marion 'Mation' Homer, Sean 'Freebird' Homer, Tim 'Ace Man' Davies, Steve 'F1' Gow, Emily 'Lemony' Gottfried, Andy 'Sarge' Booth, 'Squire' Richard Gottfried

The Great Britain Minigolf Sport Team is sponsored by UrbanCrazy, suppliers of permanent and portable mini and crazy golf courses.

Links:
- World Minigolf Sport Federation
- Minigolfnews

Related blog posts:
- Richard Gottfried player profile
- Emily Gottfried player profile
World Minigolf rankings update (December 2015)

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

World Minigolf rankings update

Latest minigolf rankings from the World Minigolf Sport Federation.

The World Minigolf Sport Federation, the international governing body for miniature golf, has published the latest edition of the General Class Rankings for the year ending 31st December 2015.

The Great Britain 3 Team of John Moore, Emily Gottfried, Richard Gottfried and Craig Patterson at the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings. The team finished in 5th place
The GB 3 team of John Moore, Emily Gottfried, Richard Gottfried and Craig Patterson at the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters. The team finished in 5th place

In the Nations Rankings Great Britain is ranked 13th of 30 countries, up from 16th place. Fourteen GB players (13 men and 1 woman) have contributed to the nations ranking between 2013 and 2015. Germany, Sweden and the Czech Republic lead the rankings.

Once again Emily and I are both in the General Class Rankings.

Emily and Richard Gottfried on international minigolf duty
On international duty

In the Women's World Ranking List Emily is the sole British female player and is in tied 98th place (105 players) alongside Erika Benka (HUN), Anja Derks (NED), Asta Korpi (FIN), Ana Lopes (POR), Tänia Monteiro (POR), Amara Silva (POR) and Nathamon Tayutivuthikul (THA).

Emily on her way to a British Women's Record Round of 24(-12) on the Eternit format of Miniature Golf at the WMF Nations Cup in 2011

In the Men's World Ranking List I am in tied 387th place (404 players) together with Mislav Bjazic (CRO), Miguel Angel Hernandez (ESP), J. Hinojosa De Torres-Peralta (ESP), Erik Hjalmarsson (SWE), Marcel Korinek (SVK), Arton Krasniqi (KOS), Pawel Larus (POL), Hugo Madera (ESP), Sabri Maloku (KOS), Santiago Paramo (ESP), Jawaharlal Purohit (IND), Jose Maria Rivera Cadierno (ESP), Juan Pablo Ruano De Fruto (ESP), Petri Saukko (FIN), Craig Small (GBR), Georgij Srebren (CRO) and Lavdim Zylfiu (KOS).

Richard Gottfried plays Hole 17 on Concrete (Beton) at the Tantogårdens Minigolf Club in Stockholm
Playing hole 17 on Concrete (Beton) at the Tantogårdens Minigolf Club in Stockholm

Aside from the March 2011 list Emily and I have been in the sport's international rankings since November 2008 following our debut for the Great Britain team at that year's Nations Cup championships in Tampere, Finland.

The 2008 Great Britain team - Jouni Valkjarvi (coach), John 'Big Top Ted' McIver, Marion 'Mation' Homer, Sean 'Freebird' Homer, Tim 'Ace Man' Davies, Steve 'F1' Gow, Emily 'Lemony' Gottfried, Andy 'Sarge' Booth, 'Squire' Richard Gottfried
The 2008 GB team in Finland

It's nice to be listed alongside my friend Lavdim Zylfiu. He's a great ambassador of the sport and his country of Kosovo. I had the pleasure of competing against him in his international debut at the 2011 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings. This year Lavdim is helping to organise the 2016 edition of the tournament on his home course in Prishtina.

At the 2011 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings with Lavdim (right), Alan 'Stormin' Norman and Arben Alija (left). Alan and I took on Kosovo's first ever international minigolfers in a doubles match on the Pirate Golf course

Check out the WMF website where you can find out more about the sport, as well as the Junior and Senior Rankings - both lists feature GB players.

The Great Britain Minigolf Sport Team is sponsored by UrbanCrazy, suppliers of permanent and portable mini and crazy golf courses.

Great Britain 2 (from l-r Björn Dinau, Tony Kelly, Richard Gottfried, Emily Gottfried, Scott Lancley, Eirik Seljelid)
The 2011 GB 2 team and coaching staff in Stockholm

The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) is the umbrella organisation of Minigolf sports association's worldwide and continental associations in Asia, Europe and America.

The WMF has 55 member nations, with the sport played in Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Chinese Taipai, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Kenya, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, USA and Vietnam.

There are more than 38,000 competitive minigolf players registered with the WMF via the 55 member nations, with 900-plus clubs between them. Over 1,000 courses are approved for official competitions and around 1,500 minigolf tournaments held each year.

The WMF is a member of SportAccord - the union for both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations, and organisers of international sporting events. The WMF is also a member of AIMS, the Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord.

Links:
World Minigolf Sport Federation
European Minigolf Sport Federation
British Minigolf Association
UrbanCrazy
SportAccord
Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord (AIMS)

Related blog posts:
Updated WMF World Minigolf Rankings (March 2015)
World Minigolf Sport Rankings
- Minigolf Diary - 5 Days on International Minigolf Duty - WMF Nations Cup 2011 - Stockholm, Sweden

Player profiles
Miniature Golf Player Profile for Richard Gottfried
Miniature Golf Player Profile for Emily Gottfried

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Minigolf report - Gottfried’s complete season at Star City

Report from the final event of the minigolf season.

Leagrave Minigolfers Richard and Emily Gottfried teed-off in the final event of the 2015 British Minigolf Association (BMGA) Tour season on Sunday 6th December at the Star City Open competition held at the Adventure Island Mini Golf centre at Star City in Birmingham.

Richard scored a three-round total of 108 (par), having shot rounds 37, 36 and 35 to finish in 16th place in the 34-player field.

Richard Gottfried making a putt at Star City's Adventure Island Mini Golf course in Birmingham
Richard making a putt at Star City

Emily scored a three-round total 113 (+5) after rounds of 36, 38 and 39 to finish in 23rd place overall.

Emily Gottfried in action at Adventure Island Mini Golf in Birmingham
Emily in action at Adventure Island Mini Golf

The Star City Open tournament was played over three 18-hole rounds on the Lost Hut Trail course at the Adventure Island Mini Golf venue, and was won Oxford’s Michael Smith.

With the 2015 season over the pair have completed their ninth-year as BMGA Tour players. Richard finished the year in 17th place of 115 places in the BMGA Official Strokeplay Order of Merit Rankings, with Emily in 32nd position.


Link:

BMGA minigolf rankings for 2015

British Minigolf Association tour ranking lists for the 2015 season.

Details of Richard and Emily Gottfried's rankings in the BMGA Strokeplay Order of Merit for 2014-2015.

Richard Gottfried = 17th
Emily Gottfried = 30th
Of 75 places.

Richard Gottfried = 19th
Emily Gottfried = 36th
Of 77 places.

Update 3: Following the Scottish Open at Adventure Golf Island in Dunfermline, Fife
Richard Gottfried = 19th
Emily Gottfried = 36th
Of 77 places.

Update 4: Following the Splash Point Open at Splash Point Mini Golf in Worthing
Richard Gottfried = 15th
Emily Gottfried = 31st
Of 81 places.

Update 5: Following the Welsh Open at Treetop Adventure Golf in Cardiff
Richard Gottfried = 15th
Emily Gottfried = 31st
Of 92 places.

Update 6: Following the BMGA British Open at Strokes Adventure Golf in Margate
Richard Gottfried = 18th
Emily Gottfried = 34th
Of 92 places.

Update 7: Following the CEMGC Open at Dunton Hills in West Horndon
Richard Gottfried = 16th
Emily Gottfried = 35th
Of 96 places.

Update 8: Following the World Crazy Golf Championships at Hastings Adventure Golf in Hastings
Richard Gottfried = 15th
Emily Gottfried = 32nd
Of 113 places.

Update 9: Following the Kent Open at Lost Island Encounter Adventure Golf in Chiselhurst
Richard Gottfried = 16th
Emily Gottfried = 32nd
Of 115 places.

Update 10: Following the Star City Open at Adventure Island Mini Golf in Birmingham
Richard Gottfried = 17th
Emily Gottfried = 32nd
Of 115 places.

Notes:
- Eight tournaments over a two-year period count towards a player’s total number of ranking points.
- The way the rankings are calculated changed for the 2015 season and an overview of the new system can be found on the BMGA website.

Link:
- British Minigolf Association

Related blog posts:
- Rankings
UK Mini Golf Competitions in 2015
- Richard Gottfried player profile
- Emily Gottfried player profile
- End of minigolf season report for 2014
- End of 2014 minigolf season BMGA rankings

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Updated WMF World Minigolf Rankings

Latest World Minigolf Sport Rankings Published.

The World Minigolf Sport Federation has released the latest editions of the World Minigolf Ranking Lists.

Emily and I are both ranked in the General Class lists (dated 1st March 2015).

The Great Britain 3 Team of John Moore, Emily Gottfried, Richard Gottfried and Craig Patterson at the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings
The Great Britain 3 Team of John Moore, Emily Gottfried, Richard Gottfried and Craig Patterson at the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings. The team finished in 5th place

In the Women's World Ranking List Emily is in tied 110th place (116 players) together with Erika Benke (HUN), Ana Lopes (POR), Tänia Monteiro (POR), Phuthita Puhsombatsak (THA), Kinga Szekretar (HUN) and Erika Takashima (JPN).

Minigolfer Emily Gottfried in Stockholm, Sweden
Emily on her way to a British Women's Record Round of 24(-12) on the Eternit format of Miniature Golf at the WMF Nations Cup in 2011

In the Men's World Ranking List I am in tied 409th place (420 players) alongside Takaya Asao (JPN), Mislav Bjazic (CRO), Jose Ferreira (POR), Hiroyuki Honda (JPN), Arton Krasniqi (KOS) Pawel Larus (POL), Tiger (Alex) Pragnell (GBR), Jawaharlal Purohit (IND), Craig Small (GBR) and Georgij Srebren (CRO).

Richard Gottfried playing the Beton Minigolf course in Stockholm, Sweden at the WMF Nations Cup in 2011
Playing the Beton Minigolf course in Stockholm, Sweden at the WMF Nations Cup in 2011

In the General Class Nation Rankings Great Britain is 16th of 29 countries. Germany, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic make up the top five.

The Great Britain Minigolf Sport Team is sponsored by UrbanCrazy, suppliers of permanent and portable mini and crazy golf courses.

The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) is the umbrella organisation of Minigolf sports association's worldwide and continental associations in Asia, Europe and America.

There are more than 38,000 competitive minigolf players registered with the WMF via the 47 member nations, with 900-plus clubs between them. Over 1,000 courses are approved for official competitions and around 1,500 minigolf tournaments held each year.

The WMF is a member of SportAccord - the union for both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations, and organisers of international sporting events. The WMF is also a member of AIMS, the Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord.

The WMF has members in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Chinese Taipai, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and the USA.

There are further registrar members whose affiliations are in progress in Kenya, Malaysia, Nepal, Nigeria, Togo, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.

Visit the WMF websiteFacebook page and Twitter for more info.

Check out my blog post about UK Mini Golf Competitions in 2015 and the WMF website for details of international competitions.

Links:
World Minigolf Sport Federation
European Minigolf Sport Federation
British Minigolf Association
UrbanCrazy
SportAccord
- Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord (AIMS)

WMF Ranking Lists:
General Class
Youth
Senior

Related blog posts:
- World Minigolf Sport Rankings
UK Mini Golf Competitions in 2015

Player profiles
Miniature Golf Player Profile for Richard Gottfried
Miniature Golf Player Profile for Emily Gottfried

Like the Crazy World of Minigolf Tour on Facebook, check out our YouTube channel and follow me and Emily on Twitter.

Saturday, February 07, 2015

World Minigolf Sport Rankings

New international minigolf ranking lists published by the WMF.

The World Minigolf Sport Federation has published the latest ranking lists for General Class (Adult), Youth and Senior players (dated 31 December 2014).

Emily and I are both ranked in the General Class Rankings.

The Great Britain 3 team at the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings
The Great Britain 3 team at the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings - from l-r John Moore, Emily Gottfried, Richard Gottfried, Craig Patterson. The team finished the event in fifth place

In the Women's World Ranking List Emily is in tied 107th place (110 players) alongside Erika Benke (HUN), Erika Takashima (JPN) and Kinga Szekretar (HUN).

Emily is the reigning WMF World Adventure Golf Masters Women's Champion, winning the title for the second time at the 2013 event in Hastings.

Minigolfer Emily Gottfried at the 2011 WMF Nations Cup in Stockholm, Sweden
Emily at the WMF Nations Cup in Stockholm, Sweden - an event where she set a new British Women's Record with a round of 24 on the Miniaturegolf (Eternit) version of the sport

In the Men's World Ranking List I am in tied 383rd place (396 players) together with Takaya Asao (JPN), Mislav Bjazic (CRO), Jose Ferreira (POR), Hiroyuki Honda (JPN), Arton Krasniqi (KOS), Scott Lancley (GBR), Pawel Larus (POL), John Moore (GBR), Tiger (Alex) Pragnell (GBR), Jawaharlal Purohit (IND), Craig Small (GBR) and Georgij Srebren (CRO).

Minigolfer Richard Gottfried at the 2011 WMF Nations Cup in Stockholm, Sweden
At the WMF Nations Cup in Sweden

In the General Class Nation Rankings Great Britain has moved down one place to be ranked 16th of 29 countries. Germany, Sweden and Austria top the rankings. Spain is the biggest mover in the lists entering for the first time at 24th.

The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) is the umbrella organisation of Minigolf sports association's worldwide and continental associations in Asia, Europe and America.

There are over 38,000 competitive minigolf players registered with the WMF via the 46 member nations, with 900-plus clubs between them. More than 1,000 courses are approved for official competitions and over 1,500 minigolf tournaments are held each year.

The WMF is a member of SportAccord - the union for both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations, and organisers of international sporting events.

The Great Britain Minigolf Sport Team is sponsored by UrbanCrazy, suppliers of permanent and portable mini and crazy golf courses.

At the end of the domestic minigolf season I was ranked 12th and Emily 29th of 105 places (161 players) in the BMGA Strokeplay Order of Merit.

Links:
- World Minigolf Sport Federation
- European Minigolf Sport Federation
- British Minigolf Association
- SportAccord
- UrbanCrazy

WMF Ranking Lists at 31 December 2014:
- General Class
- Youth
- Senior

Related blog posts:
- World Minigolf Rankings for 2014
- End of 2014 minigolf season BMGA rankings
- UK Mini Golf Competitions in 2015

Player profiles
- Miniature Golf Player Profile of Richard Gottfried
- Miniature Golf Player Profile of Emily Gottfried

Monday, September 01, 2014

World Minigolf Rankings for 2014

Latest international Minigolf season rankings published by the World Minigolf Sport Federation.

The World Minigolf Sport Federation, the world governing body for the sport, has published the latest World Minigolf Rankings for 2014.


In the women's rankings Emily is in tied 120th position of 128 places / 132 players.

In the men's rankings I am ranked in tied 397th place of 413 places / 419 players.

Great Britain has retained its place at number 15 in the nations ranking list.

The Great Britain 3 team at the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings
The Great Britain 3 team at the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings

Emily is the reigning WMF World Adventure Golf Masters Women's Champion, winning the title for the second time at the 2013 event in Hastings.

I finished the WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in 20th place of 37 players, with Emily in tied 27th place. Playing as part of the Great Britain 3 team alongside John Moore and Craig Patterson we finished the team event in 5th place of 7 teams, and the second placed GB team.

GB players are also listed in the WMF World Ranking Lists for Junior and Senior players.

The WMF is the umbrella organisation of Minigolf sports association's worldwide and continental associations in Asia, Europe and America. The WMF currently has 46 member nations whose players and clubs play on four Minigolf systems recognised by the WMF – Concrete, Miniaturegolf, Feltgolf and Minigolf Open Standard (MOS). The WMF is a member of SportAccord, the International Federations' Union.

Worldwide there are over 38,000 Minigolf players registered with the WMF, 1,000 courses approved for competitions, 900 clubs and over 1,500 Minigolf tournaments held each year.

Visit the World Minigolf Sport Federation website for more information.

Links:

Related blog posts:

Monday, July 07, 2014

Latest BMGA minigolf matchplay rankings

Updated BMGA Matchplay Order of Merit ranking list published.

Neither Emily or I competed in the 2014 BMGA British Matchplay Championships played at the Pirate Cove Adventure Golf course at Bluewater Park last weekend.

Following the event, won for a third-time by Kent's Sean 'Freebird' Homer, the British Minigolf Association has published an updated BMGA Matchplay Order of Merit ranking list.

Emily is ranked at 22nd of 53 players (52 places) on 900 points, while I am ranked at 43rd with 190 points. Emily has retained her position, while I moved down from 36th place.

Emily Gottfried playing at Bluewater's Pirate Cove Adventure Golf in December 2011
Emily Gottfried playing at Bluewater's Pirate Cove Adventure Golf in December 2011
Richard Gottfried playing at Pirate Cove Adventure Golf in December 2011
Richard Gottfried playing at Pirate Cove Adventure Golf in December 2011

For further information about the British Minigolf Association and BMGA Tournaments please visit the BMGA website.

Visit the Pirate Cove website for more details of the two 18-hole Adventure Golf courses at Bluewater.

In the BMGA Strokeplay Order of Merit I am currently ranked at 10th place of 85 places (138 players), with Emily at number 21.

Related blog posts:
- British Minigolf Association Ranking updates following the BMGA British Championships
- British Minigolf Association Tournament Calendar for 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014

British Minigolf Association Ranking updates following the BMGA British Championships

National Miniature Golf ranking update from the British Minigolf Association following the BMGA British Championships Margate.


In the latest update of the official BMGA Order of Merit for 2013/14 I am ranked in 10th place of 85 places (138 players).

Strokes Adventure Golf course in Margate
Richard Gottfried on hole 14 of the Strokes Adventure Golf course in Margate

Richard Gottfried's rankings in the Strokeplay Order of Merit in the 2013/14 season:
Following the BMGA Star City Open - 12th of 74 places (135 players)
- Following the BMGA Star City Open & AGM changes - 11th of 79 places (135 players)
- Following the BMGA British Masters - 7th of 84 places (137 players)
- Following the BMGA British Championships - 10th of 85 places (138 players)

Emily has moved up in the BMGA Order of Merit rankings to be listed at number 21.

Emily playing hole 17 in the BMGA Hole-in-One Challenge shootout at Strokes Adventure Golf in Margate during the BMGA British Championships weekend

Emily Gottfried's rankings in the Strokeplay Order of Merit in the 2013/14 season:
- Following the BMGA Star City Open - 42nd of 74 places (135 players)
Following the BMGA Star City Open & AGM changes - 34th of 79 places (135 players)
- Following the BMGA British Masters - 26th of 84 places (137 players)
- Following the BMGA British Championships - 21st of 85 places (138 players)

Further details can be found on the British Minigolf Association website.

Link:

Related blog posts:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Latest British Minigolf Association Ranking Updates

Ranking updates from the British Minigolf Association following the BMGA British Masters tournament in Worthing.

The British Minigolf Association has updated the ranking lists following the 2014 BMGA British Masters held at the excellent Splash Point Mini Golf course in Denton Gardens, Worthing on Sunday 13th April.

In the latest update of the official BMGA Order of Merit for 2013/14 I have moved up from 11th place of 79 places (135 players) to be ranked as the new British number 7. A total of 137 players are ranked in the list in 84 places.

Richard Gottfried playing hole 13 of the Splash Point Mini Golf course in Worthing during the BMGA British Masters

Following a very strong showing at the BMGA British Masters Emily has also moved up in the BMGA Order of Merit rankings from 34th place to 26th. The move inside the top 32 players in the UK also means she is now a Category 2 player for the first time in her Minigolf career

Emily putting on hole 4 of the Splash Point Mini Golf course in Worthing during the BMGA British Masters Hole-in-One Challenge

You can see the ranking lists, including the BMGA Season Only list, on the British Minigolf Association website.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

WMF International Minigolf Rankings for 2013 Season Published

End of 2013 International Minigolf Season Rankings Published by World Minigolf Sport Federation.


Emily Gottfried - Minigolfer
Minigolfer Emily Gottfried at the 2011 WMF Nations Cup in Stockholm

In the women's ranking list Emily is up to tied 114th place (of 120 places/123 players) from 130th (of 130 places/140 players). 

Richard Gottfried Minigolfer
Minigolfer Richard Gottfried at the 2011 WMF Nations Cup in Stockholm

In the men's ranking list I am up to tied 372nd place (of 388 places/394 players) from 406th (of 406 positions/413 players).

In the General Class rankings Great Britain has moved up three places to a new high of 15th place of 29 countries.

Emily and I both competed in the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters tournament on the seafront Pirate Adventure Golf course in Hastings, England last June. The event saw us represent Great Britain for a fifth time since 2008, when we made our GB debut in the WMF Nations Cup in Tampere, Finland.

Our Great Britain 3 team, also comprised of John Moore and Craig Patterson, finished the competition in 5th place of 7 teams.

The Great Britain 3 team at the 2013 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings
The Great Britain 3 team at the WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings

In the individual events Emily became a two-time WMF World Adventure Golf Masters Women's Champion, defeating the defending champion Ruth Burke in a sudden-death play-off.

I finished the WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in 20th place of 37 players, with Emily in tied 27th place.

British players are ranked in the following positions in the latest update of the WMF General Class Rankings.

WMF Women as at December 2013
  • 114 (tied) Emily Gottfried


WMF Men as at December 2013
  • 80 Michael Smith
  • 88 James Rutherford 
  • 250 Marc Chapman
  • 271 (tied) Craig Patterson
  • 372 (tied) Richard Gottfried
  • 372 (tied) Scott Lancley
  • 374 (tied) Martin Greenhead
  • 374 (tied) John Moore
  • 374 (tied) Alex (Tiger) Pragnell
  • 374 (tied) Craig Small
  • 374 (tied) Chris Wood
  • 388 (tied) Brad Shepherd


GB players are also listed in the WMF World Ranking Lists for Seniors and Juniors.

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