The British Open Speed golf Championships is set to return in 2021 with a 36-hole title due to be held at The Springs Resort and Golf Club in Oxfordshire from September 19-20.
The quickly developing game, which joins the number of shots with the time it takes to finish the round for the last score, will see contenders hurry up around the setting’s course as the competitors fight it out for the titles more than two rounds.
Champions will be delegated in the first class, novice, and ladies’ classifications. The last competition was held at Foxhills in 2019 – no occasion a year ago because of Covid – when New Zealand’s Jamie Reid took the title. He shot 81 out of 40 minutes and 57 seconds for a Speedgolf Score of 121.57. Chris Benians (GB) and Mikko Rantanen (Finland) both shot 74 to require second and third spots individually. Benians, shielding his men’s beginner title subsequent to asserting the distinctions at Piltdown in 2018, shot 80 in only 43 minutes and 41 seconds to win the novice title, while women champion Liz McKinnon shot 76 in 50.41 minutes for a speed golf score of 126.41.
Scorers in golf carts will follow the field, which set off at stretches as they complete their round by walking, running among openings, and saving time by wiping out tedious practice swings and different customs related to the standard game. Speedgolfers additionally convey fewer clubs – up to 7 – yet frequently this implies they must be more imaginative with their shots.
Ashley Pheasant, Head of Golf at The Springs, which is possessed by Darwin Escapes, said: “We are especially about conveying settings that are present-day and energizing and we trust Speedgolf does this as well and is certainly pioneering its own path. It will be a rush to watch the best in their field tackle our phenomenal fairway in a totally different manner.”
Pam Painter, the prime supporter of British Speed golf, added: “Speedgolf keeps on advancing, yet holds the brotherhood of a grassroots specialty sport. We trust that the transition to a 36-hole occasion this year will set up the title as an absolute necessity play competition while demonstrating to others exactly what is conceivable on the off chance that you hurry up.”
For insights regarding how to contend at the current year’s title, visit www.britishspeedgolf.co.uk.