The British Open Speedgolf Championships is ready to return in 2021 with a 36-hole championship as a consequence of be held at The Springs Resort & Golf Membership in Oxfordshire from September 19-20.
The fast-growing sport, which mixes the variety of photographs with the time it takes to finish the spherical for a ultimate rating, will see opponents decide up the tempo around the venue’s course because the contenders battle it out for the titles over two rounds.
Scorers in golf buggies will observe the sector, which set off at intervals as they full their spherical on foot, jogging between holes and saving time by eliminating time consuming apply swings and different rituals related to the common recreation. Speedgolfers additionally carry fewer golf equipment – as much as 7 – however usually this implies they must be extra artistic with their photographs.
Ashley Pheasant, Head of Golf at The Springs, which is owned by Darwin Escapes, mentioned: “We’re very a lot about delivering venues which can be fashionable and thrilling and we imagine Speedgolf does this too and is unquestionably blazing its personal path. It will likely be a thrill to look at the perfect of their discipline deal with our improbable golf course in a really totally different means.”
Pam Painter, co-founder of British Speedgolf, added: “Speedgolf continues to evolve, however retains the camaraderie of a grass roots area of interest sport. We hope that the transfer to a 36-hole occasion this yr will set up the championship as a must-play match while proving to others simply what is feasible in the event you decide up the tempo.”