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United States of America  PatPenguin

27 May 2016 at 02:10

That would be excellent. I've been leveraging the BMGA site for information about individual tournament but would love a season long wrap-up!

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United States of America  PatPenguin

24 Apr 2017 at 13:05

Welcome to the blogging club! Will be great to get a perspective on the Swedish leagues to go along with our BMGA experience. I hope to throw in...

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Olivia- the first lady to win US Open in Open division.


United States of America 16 May 2011 at 20:44 | Published by: Blondie | Views: 4004 | News search

Olivia- the first lady to win US Open in Open division. USPMGA US Open Championship this year traveled to Greatest Adventures Mini Golf in Branson, MO. Tournament Director Robert Alderman was hosting his first tournament and a major event and did a great job. Thank you to Greatest Adventures Team! Also thank you to Outback Steakhouse for meals on the course!

One of the first to arrive to Branson was Olivia Prokopova and her team- three weeks before event. Brad Lebo was very concerned that his arrival for practice week before event was two weeks late.

Our first warm up event was two round Pro-Am tournament on May 12th where Olivia already dominated the field, leaving Matt McCaslin second and Rainey Statum 3rd.

The actual US Open has been very challenging to everyone. The course presented surprises everywhere, so well planned course maps helped to get closer to winners circle. Chilly conditions with winds 25 mph and gusts even more did not help either. But the weather didn't scare the best players.

Olivia started with one point lead over Brad Lebo, then after three rounds Brad was leading by two points. It went back and forth with both players having their ups and downs and the title was decided in the last round. Olivia Prokopova was losing two strokes to Brad going in the last round. Brad seemed to lose his cool around hole 11 which Olivia aced and he earned three strokes. The next hole added to Brad's misery with another 3 and being tied with Olivia. Olivia and Rainy aced #13 leaving Brad with very little statistical chances on very uncooperative hole- 2 strokes. May be Brad should not have practiced his swing too hard during the National anthem and saved some energy for tournament. Although Brad put up a good fight, three weeks of practice time gave Olivia great advantage over the rest of the field majority of whom would not be able to afford that long of trip even in their own country financially or get off the work for three weeks.

Olivia won the event in tough competition. Congratulations!

Top ten totals after 12 rounds and winnings in Open division:
Olivia Prokopova 443- $3000
Brad Lebo 444- $1000
Rainy Statum 451- $600
Matt McCaslin 455- $500
Randy Reeves 460- $400
Danny McCaslin 462 -$300
Jeremiah Wicklein 475- $200
Craig Martinosky 482- $150
Larry Wicklein 483- $125
Charlie Greenwalt 484- $100

Amateur division winners and 12 round totals:
Michal Behounek 480
David Neal 500
Eric Feige 526

Senior division winners, 12 round totals and prizes:
Brad Lebo 444- $200
Randy Reeves 460- $100
Craig Martinosky 482- $50

Womens division winners, 12 round totals and prizes:
Olivia Prokopova 443- $200
Astra Miglane Stanwyck 515- $100
Tatana Crepsova 526- $ 50

Team division winners:
Brad Lebo/Olivia Prokopova- 887
Randy Reeves/ Rainy Statum- 911
Jeremiah Wicklein/ Larry Wicklein- 958




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Comments (7)


Finland JJM (John Mittler)

20 May 2011 at 09:13
It is so rare that a woman wins the total competition in any sport, this could get publicity in pro-women circles or even in the big media from this viewpoint, worth a try.

United States of America Smitty (Jeffrey Smith)

19 May 2011 at 16:56
Obviously, preparation is important in any mini golf tournament. However, the only thing that matters is results. Olivia 'learned' one stroke better than Brad. Congrats to Olivia for her victory.

Czech Republic Honza (Honza Prokop)

19 May 2011 at 07:20
Olivia trained only 8 days longer than Brad!

United States of America Blondie (Astra Miglane Stanwyck)

18 May 2011 at 22:09
http://www.competitiveminigolf.com/US_Open.htm
complete results and pics are posted

United Kingdom MrX (Andy Exall)

18 May 2011 at 17:12
Well done Olivia - fantastic result! :)

Just out of curiosity can someone ask Brad Lebo if he thinks that what Olivia learnt in three weeks was more than he could learn in one? Thanks.

Sweden Viking (Pierre Geerhold)

16 May 2011 at 20:57
Congrats Olivia! Very impressive!

United Kingdom MrX (Andy Exall)

16 May 2011 at 20:50
Well done Olivia - fantastic result! :)

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Danish Team Tournament 2/4

Denmark 16 May 2011 at 17:38 | views: 1871 | Comments: 1

After playing indoor in Odense it was finally time to play outside. The weather was good, but windy and the temperature was between 15-20 degrees. All in all nice weather for minigolf. This time Ålborg (AMK) hosted the 2. round and the course was in fine ...
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MC Olten is the new leaders in the Swiss League

MC Olten is the new leaders in the Swiss League

Switzerland 16 May 2011 at 12:09 | views: 2040 | Comments: 0

On Sunday the 8 of Mai the 2nd Day of the Swiss Team competion was played on the concrete-lane in Grenchen. At the beginning of the day, the weather was not so good, but after that the temperature was about 30 degrees. After the 1st day of competition the ...
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Surprising start of the Swedish Elitserien

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This weekend was the start of the Swedish Elitserien and the all-meets-all in match play weekend was played on felt in Södertälje. The weather was chilly with occasionally some showers. This is the same lanes where the YEC was played in 2007. The courses are ...
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Stöckle wins the first ever WMF World Adventure Golf Masters

Stöckle wins the first ever WMF World Adventure Golf Masters

United Kingdom 15 May 2011 at 12:07 | views: 3186 | Comments: 4

The first ever WMF World Adventure Golf Masters gathered 30 players in Hastings UK on Friday-Saturday. The competition was played on the relatively easy new adventure Golf Course where anything more than 2 on each lane was a disaster. The starting field ...
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