British Minigolf Association Doubles Championships 2012
McIver and Nick Chitty win the BMGA British Doubles Championships 2012
The team of John
McIver and Nick Chitty won the BMGA
British Doubles Championships on Sunday 9th September winning all six
of their matches on the road to the title.
16 pairs competed in
the tournament with each of the teams playing in a qualifying group stage
comprised of 12-hole matches, before moving on to a knockout stage to determine
the final rankings.
The final pitted
McIver and Chitty against Chris Smith and Seth Thomas and the team from the
Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club won the game 3&1 to take the title.
McIver and Chitty won
through the group stage and defeated the team of Luton’s Richard Gottfried and
Margate’s Scott Lancley who once again lost to the eventual champions in the
quarter-finals. The London Minigolf Club team of Chris Jones and Brad Shepherd
were the duo’s victims in the semi-finals to set up the match against Smith
Mini Golf Club pairing of Smith and Thomas’ road to the final saw them finish
as runners-up in their group before defeating Marion Homer and Sean Homer in the
quarter-finals and John Moore and David Donnelly in the semi-finals.
In the third and
fourth place play-off match Jones and Shepherd were defeated by the team of John
Moore and David Donnelly who claimed the bronze medals with a 3&1 victory.
Full results from the
2012 BMGA British Doubles Championships can be found at
Words: Richard Gottfried
Pictures: From KMGC
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