The Minigolf European Cup for national club champion teams is taking place in Schriesheim, Germany. Over three-days 108 players, eleven men’s and nine women’s teams will compete on the 18-hole Miniaturegolf course at MC Schriesheim, with the final played on Saturday 4 October.

Clubs from ten countries are competing this year, with teams from Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands represented.

Uppsala BGK from Sweden is the reigning men's European Cup champions, while 1.MGC Mainz from Germany is the defending women's team.

The tournament teed-off today (2 October) and there have already been an incredible six perfect ‘all hole-in-one’ rounds of 18(-18) and 23 near perfect rounds of 19(-17) scored in the first two rounds.

Michael Ritschel, President of MC Schriesheim, said "We are very excited to organise such a great Minigolf event at our course. We are very proud that the European Minigolf Sport Federation has decided to assign our club one of the main events of the 2014 minigolf season. We are sure the players will enjoy our courses and location."

The EMF European Cup is jointly organised by the DMV (German Minigolfsport Federation) and MC Schriesheim and supported by BMW Knopf, TI Automotive, Nestle Schöller and the WMF Gold Sponsors.

Further information about the event, including live results, can be found on the tournament website at 

http://ec2014.com/ and http://mcschriesheim.de/ 

The EMF European Cup Facebook page is at 

https://www.facebook.com/miniaturgolfsportclubschriesheim 

The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) is the umbrella organisation of Minigolf sports association's worldwide and continental associations in Asia, Europe and America. The WMF currently has 47 member nations whose players and clubs play on four Minigolf systems recognised by the WMF – Concrete, Miniaturegolf, Feltgolf and Minigolf Open Standard (MOS). The WMF is a member of SportAccord.

The European Minigolf Sport Federation (EMF) is the umbrella organisation of Minigolf sports association's across Europe and has 32 member nations. The EMF is part of the World Minigolf Sport Federation.

For further information about the WMF and international Minigolf competitions please visit 

http://www.minigolfsport.com and the EMF website at http://www.minigolf-europe.org

For further information please contact:

Marco Sterzernbach, 

MC Schriesheim Media Manager

info@mcschriesheim.de 

Evgeny Kaplun, WMF Media Manager

Email: 

mediamanager@minigolfsport.com