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Great Britain Minigolf Sport Team head to the 2011 WMF World Minigolf Championships in Stockholm

Great Britain to take on players from 17 other countries

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PRLog (Press Release) - Aug. 16, 2011 - The Great Britain Minigolf Sport team will be competing in the World Minigolf Sport Federation World Minigolf Championships from Wednesday 24th August until and Saturday 27th August 2011. The tournament will be held at the Tantogårdens Minigolf Club in Stockholm, Sweden. Around 126 players from 18 countries will be competing.

The BMGA Great Britain Minigolf Team for the 2011 WMF World Minigolf Championships is as follows:
•   Marc Chapman
•   Chris Harding
•   Sean Homer
•   Tony Kelly
•   John McIver
•   Brad Shepherd
•   Michael Smith

The Great Britain Team will take on competitors from Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, the Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland.

The WMF World Minigolf Championships will be the third International Minigolf Tournament the Great Britain Minigolf Sport Team has competed in this year following the WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in May and the WMF Nations Cup in June.

In the latest World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) Rankings Great Britain has moved up from 24th position (of 30 Nations), to be ranked 20th of 31 Countries in the WMF World Rankings. The top three places are taken by Sweden, Germany and Switzerland.

Following the WMF Nations Cup in Stockholm, Sweden in June, 40 BMGA Tour Players have made a total of 87 appearances representing Great Britain in International Minigolf Tournaments since 1999. Peter Parr was the first GB International and made his debut in a WMF Minigolf Tournament at the 1999 World Minigolf Championships, in Papendal, The Netherlands.

The Great Britain kit for the competition will be supplied by UrbanCrazy http://www.urbancrazy.com/. Based in London, UrbanCrazy is an innovative and exciting company, designing and building permanent and portable crazy golf, mini golf and adventure golf courses. Their permanent courses are ideal for parks, leisure centres and back gardens - and their portable courses are available to rent for corporate events, parties and so on. They also supply a wide range of high grade miniature golf equipment and accessories. UrbanCrazy have sponsored the Great Britain team in a number of International tournaments since 2007.

The BMGA Tour consists of Minigolf ranking events that take place at Minigolf, Crazy Golf and Adventure Golf courses across the UK. Last year there were 22 BMGA Tour competitions and a total of 15 players lifted BMGA Tour titles.

For further details about the BMGA and UK Minigolf and Crazy Golf please email mail@minigolf.org.uk, or visit http://www.minigolf.org.uk

For further details about the WMF and worldwide Minigolf Sport please email sportdirector@minigolfsport.com, or visit http://www.minigolfsport.com

For further information about the Tantogårdens Minigolf Club and Course – the host for the 2011 WMF World Minigolf Championships – and the tournaments themselves, please visit http://www.tbgk.se/vm2011/ and http://www.tbgk.se/2010/

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The BMGA is the governing body for Minigolf Sport, including Crazy Golf and Adventure Golf. Formed in 1998 the BMGA organises Minigolf tournaments for its members across the UK.

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