Showing posts with label The Putt Park. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Putt Park. Show all posts

Sunday, September 13, 2020

The Putt Park's Annual Mini-Golf Tournament in Las Vegas

Minigolfing at The Putt Park in Las Vegas.



I won The Putt Park's Annual Mini-Golf Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA back in September 2011. It's always nice to get a win in Vegas.

The Putt Park in Las Vegas
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We first played minigolf at The Putt Park on our holiday to Las Vegas in 2010. It was the 178th course visited on our Crazy World of Minigolf Tour. We've now been to 956 course since our travels began in September 2006.

The Putt Park in Las Vegas

Sadly The Putt Park is no longer there. It was a superb 18-hole course and the only outdoor minigolf venue in Las Vegas.

The Putt Park in Las Vegas

The Putt Park in Las Vegas

The Putt Park in Las Vegas

We're hoping to revisit Las Vegas again in the future as a few more miniature golf courses have opened since our last trip.

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Friday, September 23, 2011

Results of the 2011 Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic

Between the 8th and 10th of September 2011 Luton Minigolfers Richard 'The Low-Roller' Gottfried and Emily 'Snake Eyes' Gottfried once again competed in the Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic tournament following the thrilling event in 2010 which saw Emily defeat Richard in the 72-hole contest by 178(+34) to 182(+38).

Richard & Emily at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign ahead of the competition
Richard & Emily at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign ahead of the competition

This time the two players were to compete in a three round 45-hole contest, beginning at the brand new 9-hole indoor (in a Bar!) Mini Golf course at The Swingers Club at the Plaza Hotel & Casino, followed by a revisit to the 18-hole Pike's Pass Miniature Golf course at the Adventuredome at Circus Circus, and with a final round at The Putt Park Mini-Golf course.

Photo: The prizes for the 2011 Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic competition
The prizes for the 2011 Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic competition

In Round One at The Swingers Club Richard defeated Emily 22-27
In Round Two at Pike's Pass Richard defeated Emily 45-57
In Round Three at The Putt Park Richard defeated Emily 42-53

So Richard became the Irregular Mini Golf Tour's Las Vegas Minigolf Desert Classic Champion for 2011 with a score of 109(+19) to Emily's score of 137(+47).

Video: Richard Gottfried's victory speech


Despite finishing as the runner-up in the tournament, Emily did receive a unique prize as the Silver Medallist as she received a Bicycle Balloon Hat from The Balloon Guy who was at The Putt Park as part of the two-year anniversary special event at the course.

Mini Golf at The Putt Park in Las Vegas - Emily and the Balloon Guy and the Bicycle Hat at The Putt Park
Emily and the Balloon Guy and the Bicycle Hat at The Putt Park

Photos from the final round at The Putt Park

Mini Golf in Las Vegas - The Putt Park

Mini Golf in Las Vegas - The Putt Park

Mini Golf in Las Vegas - The Putt Park

Mini Golf in Las Vegas - The Putt Park


Irregular Mini Golf Tour logo

Richard made it two wins on the day as he also won that afternoon's Putt Park Annual Mini-Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Minigolf Report - Gottfried one-two at The Putt Park Annual Mini-Golf Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

15th September 2011
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Minigolf Report – Richard Gottfried wins The Putt Park Annual Mini-Golf Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Emily Gottfried runner-up in second annual event

Luton Minigolfers Richard and Emily Gottfried competed in The Putt Park Annual Mini-Golf Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on Saturday 10th September.

Thirteen players were registered in the 18-hole event at The Putt Park, the city’s only outdoor Mini-Golf course, to celebrate the second anniversary of the course. Richard shot a round of 43 to take the victory by one-shot from Emily after scoring a hole-in-one on the final hole, while Emily could only hit a three.

The New Putt Park Mini-Golf Annual Tournament Champion - Richard Gottfried
The New Putt Park Mini-Golf Annual Tournament Champion - Richard Gottfried

The tournament was played using The Putt Park’s Mini-Golf rules where each player teed-off in turn and then the player whose ball was closest to the hole played out their shots to completion.

Minigolfer Emily Gottfried plays a shot at The Putt Park minigolf course in Las Vegas
Emily plays a shot at The Putt Park

Richard said “I’m so pleased to have won The Putt Park’s Annual Tournament and earned my spot on their Wall of Fame. The competition was intense with Emily and the Canadian player Ryan Cordes pushing for the win and that made me play my best Miniature Golf. The victory for me and Emily’s runner-up spot made the trip to Las Vegas even more special, I’m looking forward to defending my title next year.”

Emily said "I was very pleased to finish runner-up. There was only one shot between first and second and it was a tough competition because it was so close! But Richard deserved to win it after his fantastic ace on the 18th! The Putt Park course and staff are wonderful and I can't wait to play there again next year."

The Players on the 'Podium'. From l-r Ryan Cordes (3rd), Richard (1st), Emily (2nd)
The Players on the 'Podium'. From l-r Ryan Cordes (3rd), Richard (1st), Emily (2nd)

Richard’s winnings included a trophy for first place and other prizes with a $170 value including gift certificates for use at The Putt Park, and competition supporters Rambo’s Kitchen, Khoury’s Mediterranean Restaurant and the Callaway Golf Centre.


Minigolf in Las Vegas - Richard Gottfried putts under a rock at The Putt Park
Richard Putts under a Rock

The Putt Park Miniature Golf Course is located at 6085 South Fort Apache, Las Vegas,  Nevada 89148.

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