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Marián Havlík takes Minigolf Photo of the Year 2011


Minigolfnews 12 Feb 2012 at 09:36 | Published by: JJM | Views: 7045 | News search

Marián Havlík takes Minigolf Photo of the Year 2011
Original version of the winning photo.  (Photo by Marián Havlík 2011)

Marián Havlík from Slovakia won our vote for Minigolf Photo of the Year 2011. The photo was taken in Naturns, Italy, during Juniors European Championships 2011, showing lane 17 of the beton course through the minigolf ball which was used for playing the lane — a “glass ball” made of transparent stone-hard plastics.

The winning photo received 11,4 % of the votes, 3,8 % more than the second most voted photo “European Cup winners” by Achim Braungart-Zink, Germany. The win margin 3,8 % is the new record in the 4 years that we have organized this vote. (In the first year 2008 the winning photo received a bigger share of the votes, 12,1 %, but the win margin to the second most voted photo was 3,5 % in 2008.)

The highest ranking photos of minigolf playing action (a person playing a minigolf lane) were “Junior minigolfer” by Huub Bottenberg, Netherlands (ranked 6. with 240 votes), “Optical illusion” by Arto Borg, Finland (ranked 7. with 193 votes) and “Bianca at the bridge” by Patric Fransson, Sweden (ranked 9. with 190 votes).

116 photos by 30 different photographers were nominated for the competition, by various discussers at our forum. Of these photos minigolfnews.com staff selected 20 photos for the vote.

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Finland JJM (John Mittler)

14 Feb 2012 at 16:30
I cleaned up from the photo vote some double votes given by the same user. This changed the vote percentages a bit, but the ranking order of photos remained the same near the top.

Sweden Viking (Pierre Geerhold)

13 Feb 2012 at 12:40
Congratulations! It was a very very cool photo!

Slovakia Mariano (Marian Havlik)

13 Feb 2012 at 10:36
Let me thank to all the voters who decided to select my photo...no matter how many points it got from you. Really nice feeling to see that one on the top-spot ;)

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When the WMF Technical committee was gathered in Offenbach, Germany on the last weekend of January a lot of topics where discussed as usual. One of the more debated issues where many of the interviews we made here on Minigolfnews with players after the WC in ...
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Finland 05 Feb 2012 at 22:09 | views: 5682 | Comments: 1

The two leading pairs, Kosti Salonen & Gustav Björnberg and Oskari Vihervaara & Riku Pennanen, ended up in tied total score after 24 rounds of Finnish Eternite Marathon in Rahola, Tampere, on 4 – 5 February 2012. Kosti and Gustav won the sudden ...
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BMGA News Release Supplied by Richard Gottfried The 2012 British Minigolf Association season got underway with the BMGA Star City Open on Sunday 22nd January at the indoor Adventure Island Mini Golf complex at Star City, Birmingham. The three-round, 54-hole ...
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