Speedgolf is FAST, promotes FITNESS but most of all is FUN!
The 2017 Australian Speedgolf Open was won by defending Champion Mitch Williamson. For more information read our latest Blog entry!
There were three scores in the 70’s as well as two times under 40 minutes, with almost the entire field finishing the 18 hole event in under an hour!
Like many global Speedgolf events there were three complete rookies out, who were thrilled with the experience and vowed to continue with this hybrid sport.
Very few players carried bags; the trend in Australia is to carry minimum clubs by hand to reduce the weight and effort required!
The 1st Global Speedgolf Championship of 2017 got Underway in New Zealand 4-5 March.
The TORO 2017 New Zealand Speedgolf Open was won by Steven Holloway. For more information read our latest Blog entry!
Who are the top-ranked Speedgolfers in the world?
More and more people are asking, “Who are the top-ranked Speedgolfers in the world?”
The votes are in! We are pleased to share the second edition of the Speedgolf Power Rankings.
Congratulations to UK Players Chris Benians and George Boxall for making it into the Top 20 Speedgolf World Rankings. With the latest Speedgolf Power Rankings release, the world’s best Speedgolfers know where they stand heading into the 2017 competitive season. You can view the new 2017 World Speedgolf Power Rankings PDF here
For more info check out The Pace of Change (POC) blog Episode 050
Congratulations to Jamie Young who became the 2016 World Speedgolf Champion in a thrilling and fast two day championship at The Glen Club, near Chicago, USA. 29 players from as far afield as Japan, Ireland, England and Australia competed for the World Title. The Championship was run over two days, with players completing two 18 hole Speedgolf rounds. Jamie is 52 from Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. Over the two days his combined Speedgolf Score was 254:28 demonstrating a solid golf performance and consistently fast times just over 50 minutes in both rounds!
Aside from the Elite field, others from across the globe competed in the amateur and age range classes and the dedicated women’s division. Most completed their 18 holes in under 70 minutes with the best in the field shooting just a few strokes over PAR.
2016 British Open Speedgolf Championships
Rob Hogan retained his British Speedgolf title at the splendid Dale Hill Golf club, in East Sussex. Wholly appropriate, this coincided with the Men’s Final round at Rio Olympic Games, which features golf in this year’s Olympic programme. Congratulations to Justin Rose for taking the Gold in Rio but it was our Speedgolfers that truly combined Golf and Running! Emma Morgan also retained the British Women’s Speedgolf Title and we have a new Novice Champion, Stuart Green from the Midlands. Stuart is just 22 years old and new to the sport!
Check out our Speedgolf Blog – Joe Matsui wins Japan National Speedgolf Championships again!
1st Speedgolf Event in Scotland
SPEEDGOLF Not sure whether it is for you?
Not sure whether it is for you? Take a look at our another Blog entry about the 9 Hole Speedgolf Challenge at Drayton Park Golf Club in the Midlands. There are some amazing aerial views courtesy of Aerial Golf Caddy
What Britain Buys – Channel 4 primetime TV programme hosted by Mary Portas about the trends of 2016
In the last show of the series Mary turned her attention to Sport trends and when it came to golf, recognised that new initiatives especially those aimed at our time poor 21st Century lifestyles are making a mark – including Speedgolf!
Speedgolf is an extreme version of the great game and one which gets the heart racing, blood pulsing and takes the game of golf to new limits and away from its traditional values. Leaderboard and Dale Hill were honoured to be involved in the 2016 British Open Speedgolf Championships as official host for the 2nd successive year.Carl Rundgren, General Manager - Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club