Welsh Mini Masters
The Welsh Mini Masters is an open golf competition for players that are not members of a golf club or have recently joined a golf club but have not yet obtained a handicap of below 28.
The event is designed as a fun opportunity for young golfers to put in to practice skills they are currently developing.
Each qualifying round will be split into the following categories:-
- Male and female as at 1st September 2012
7 and under (pupils, in the current school year, who have been in Year 2 and below)
- 8 – 9 (pupils, in the current school year, who have been in Years 3 & 4)
- 10 – 11 (pupils, in the current school year, who have been in Years 5 & 6)
- 12 plus (Year 7 and above)
The competition will be played over 9 holes at the following venues:
|Builth Wells Golf Club||29th July|
|Gower Golf Club||30th July|
|Carmarthen Golf Club||31st July|
|Rhondda Golf Club||1st August|
|Virginia Park||2nd August|
|Machynlleth Golf Club||5th August|
|Penmaenmawr Golf Club||6th August|
|Lakeside Golf Club||7th August|
|Heath Park, Cardiff||8th August|
|Pontnewydd Golf Club||9th August|
|Trefloyne Golf Club||12th August|
|South Regional Final|
|Glyn Abbey||28th August|
|North Regional Final|
|Dolgellau Golf Club||29th August|
|Celtic Manor||29th October|
Regional Finals will be held at
Southern Regional Final Date: 28th August 2013
The Final will take place on the 29th October.
Each player has the opportunity to raise sponsorship for Shelter Cymru. There are prizes for sponsorship raised. All prizes are supplied by Nike Golf. For full details click here.
The top 3 fundraisers from each qualifying round will receive an invitation
to the Regional Final.
The top 6 fundraisers from across Wales will be invited to The Celtic Manor to play in their own separate event. There will be an additional prize for the top individual fundraiser.
Each of our venues are perfect for those new to the game of golf. All equipment required to take part in the competition (clubs and balls) can be provided at the qualifying venue but players will have the opportunity to use their own equipment if they prefer.
Holes are generally between 40 – 160 yards in length and the course will be set up specifically with young beginner golfers in mind.
We particularly encourage entries from golfers with a disability with a previous Welsh Mini Masters winner going on to be the British Disabled Boys Champion.
The maximum number of shots on each hole is 10 and there are a number
of other changes to the usual Rules of Golf. Click
here for a full list of the Rules of the Competition.
Entry costs £5 which goes to the associated charity Shelter Cymru and helps with the running costs of the event. To register click here.