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Brad Lebo picks his third US major tournament victory

United States of America 22 Oct 2008 at 09:06 | Published by: JJM | Views: 5262 | News search

Brad Lebo picks his third US major tournament victory
Brad Lebo in media spotlights after the competition.  (Photo by Timo Metsäranta 2008)

Brad Lebo of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, became the first player in history to win all three major minigolf tourna­ments in United States, as he took the first place and 4000 dollars of prize money at US Masters 2008 in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Brad Lebo began his rise to fame in 2006, when he was the first player ever to win a championship tournament of both American minigolf federations: National Champion­ships of PPA federation, and US Open of USPMGA federation.

Lebo got his third major victory in 2008, as he won the US Masters in rainy weather, with average 31.43 at Hawaiian Rumble MOS course (par estimated at 33), and average 35.20 at the difficult Hawaiian Village course (par estimated at 38).

Second place went to Randy Reeves (PPA national champion 1997), 2 points behind the winner Brad Lebo. But the biggest sensation of the tournament was bronze medalist Marek Špidra of Czech Republic, who was leading the competition after 9 rounds, but then played a frustrating 39 at the difficult Hawaiian Village course, while Lebo scored a magic 32 and Reeves 34.

US Masters has the status of a major tournament in WMF world ranking. The competition has traditionally attracted several Swedish top players, but this year all Swedes were away from the tournament. European players in this year’s competition were 3. Marek Špidra (CZE), 8. Karl Lakos (AUT), 11. Marko Nuotio (FIN), 14. Timo Metsäranta (FIN), 22. Olivia Prokopová (CZE), 23. Petri Tossavainen (FIN), 34. Pekka Peltola (FIN), 37. Ivana Maresová (CZE) and 47. Allan Suonperä (FIN).

US Masters winners

2008 Brad Lebo
2007 Daniel McCaslin
2006 Hans Olofsson (SWE)
2005 Hans Olofsson (SWE)
2004 Anders Olsson (SWE)
2003 Daniel McCaslin
2002 David McCaslin
2001 Daniel McCaslin
2000 Steve Norman
US Open winners

2008 Matt McCaslin
2007 Greg Newport
2006 Brad Lebo
2005 Matt McCaslin
2004 Matt McCaslin
2003 Daniel McCaslin
2002 David McCaslin
2001 Bobby Ward
2000 Steve Norman
PPA champions

2008 Kevin Lacey
2007 Rick Baird
2006 Brad Lebo
2005 Jay Klapper
2004 Cliff Matthews
2003 Robert Johnson
2002 Cliff Matthews
2001 Greg Ward
2000 Alan Quinnelly

» results of the competition
» photo gallery by Timo M
» photo gallery by Astra M-S
» player profile of Brad Lebo
» player profile of Randy Reeves
» player profile of Marek Špidra




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Belgium leads over the Netherlands after first weekend

Europe 20 Oct 2008 at 11:11 | views: 4254 | Comments: 0

The Belgium men are leading over the Netherlands after the first weekend of this years match between the neighbor countries. The competition is played over two weekends, one in the Netherlands and one in Belgium. It is always played on concrete, felt or ...
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Belgium leads over the Netherlands after first weekend

Tantogården gets international with Berger & Salonen

Tantogården gets international with Berger & Salonen

Sweden 16 Oct 2008 at 11:44 | views: 5066 | Comments: 0

Tantogårdens BGK (Stockholm, Sweden) is becoming the most international minigolf team in the world, as it prepares for 2009 season with two new international names in the team: Markus Berger of Austria (3rd best player at Nations Cup 2008) and Kosti ...
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Persson follows girlfriend to Granhyddans

Sweden 14 Oct 2008 at 12:25 | views: 4806 | Comments: 0

A great loss for the reigning European Champions of Uppsala BGK. After last years transfer of Jessica Rengbrandt to Granhyddans BGK also her boyfriend Fredrik Perrson decided to go join this team from the south of Sweden. Persson has been a member of Uppsala ...
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Persson follows girlfriend to Granhyddans

Swedish mixed championships 2008

Swedish mixed championships 2008

Sweden 14 Oct 2008 at 08:51 | views: 4180 | Comments: 0

Peter Nordin and his daughter Sandra Weaver took gold in Swedish mixed champion­ships 2008, at Munktell Arena indoor eternite course in Eskilstuna. The winners played an average 20.12, only two points outside of a blue total score, which is sometimes seen ...
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