The Great Britain Minigolf Sport Men’s Team will be representing Queen and County at the World Minigolf Sport Championships, to be held at Canegrate, near Milan, Italy, from August 22-25. The team flies out next Thursday, August 16.
Five top British Minigolf Association (BMGA) players comprise the team, which will train for five days before the competition under the guidance of Italian Head Coach Paolo Porta and female Austrian Deputy Coach Carina Albrechtsberger-König. They will be challenging 21 other nations for individual and team prizes.
For details of the competition, please see website:
The Team is:
Jon Angel, (captain), of London Minigolf Club
Keith Kellard, (vice captain), of London Minigolf Club
Steve Gow, of Hastings Crazy Golf Club
John Moore, of Midlands Minigolf Club
Kevin Botto, of Brighton Crazy Golf Club
The British Minigolf Association (BMGA) is the official body for all types of miniature golf in the UK. It runs competitions around the country from April to November. The next major UK competition will be the British Open, which will be held at Strokes Adventure Golf Course in Margate, Kent, on September 15-16. Top-ranking players from all over the world will be playing alongside the best of the British miniaturegolfers.
For details of the BMGA, see http://www.minigolf.org.uk
This year the GB Minigolf Sport Team is being sponsored by UrbanCrazy, a one-stop shop for miniature golf, building permanent and portable courses, providing minigolf entertainment, and supply minigolf equipment. See website: http://www.urbancrazy.com
For background information about miniature golf, see Wikipedia:
For further information, contact Lionel Bender, BMGA Media Officer as below.
If you wish to get live updates of play or team interviews, you may contact the Team Captain, Jon Angel on 07791 556486, or Vice-captain Keith Kellard on 07709 452773. If necessary, leave and message and they will call you back.
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London, N20 0HB
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