Minigolf, miniature golf and crazy golf media coverage

    Crazy golf in the Media

 

October 24 2013 Daily Telegraph Crazy golf: all the magic of sport, only in miniature
December 10 2012 Channel 4

Channel 4 + 1 

04.45 & 05.45 Grudge Match  (repeat again)

Long-standing rivals Tim `Ace Man' Davies and `Big Top' Ted McIvor compete for the title of World Crazy Golf champion.  Filmed way back in 2003. [Season 1 Episode 2]
March 3 2012 Sunderland Echo Community sets up crazy golf in garden 
August 30 2011 CBBC Bear Behavingly Badly 12:35pm - 12:55pm

In a classic Bear Behavingly Badly show (King of the Swingers), Nev beat Mr Prank on the third crazy golf hole to claim the prize of an hour in the ice cream van! 

August 16 2011 Daily Mirror Andy Capp plays crazy golf
November 22 2010 Channel 4

Channel 4 + 1 

05.10 & 06.10 Grudge Match  (repeat again)

Long-standing rivals Tim `Ace Man' Davies and `Big Top' Ted McIvor compete for the title of World Crazy Golf champion.  Filmed way back in 2003. [Season 1 Episode 2]
November 20 2010 BBC 3 Russell Howard's Good News.  'The Machine' and 'The Gentle Touch' tell us all about the Asian Open. (repeat)
November 18 2010 BBC 3 Russell Howard's Good News.  'The Machine' and 'The Gentle Touch' tell us all about the Asian Open.
October 30 2010 BBC Radio 5 Live Interview with Tim 'Ace Man' Davies (6.55am)
October 30 2010 BBC Breakfast Mike Bushell covers the World Crazy Golf Championships (6.40,7.40...)
October 29 2010 Hastings Observer World Crazy Golf Championships preview.  Nutters with putters get ready to tee off at crazy golf championship. p10.

Observer comment p6.

October 29 2010 Surrey Today High-flyer taking on the world in crazy golf contest
October 23 2010 Richmond & Twickenham Times Minigolfers head to China for 2010 Asian Open
October 18 2010 Redhill, Reigate, Horley Life Horley pilot to represent Great Britain at minigolf
October 2010 Coast Magazine World Crazy Golf Championships
September 2010 Coast Magazine Mention of October article and picture 'In the next issue' section
September 28 2010 S4C Gofod Wales Open Crazy Golf (16:20 in)
September 27 2010 BBC SE News A little glimpse of Bexhill crazy golf course.
September 24 2010 Hastings Observer 'Golfers go crazy for charity' (p14)- Seafront Parchment Trust
August 20 2010 South Wales Argus First ever Wales Open Crazy Golf coming to Newport
August 17 2010 BBC 2 Newsnight Andy Burnham plays crazy golf. (2:09 in)
August 16 2010 Daily Mail The Obamas at Pirate's Island Golf in Florida promoting miniature golf!
July 17 2010 BBC Radio Kent 11.55am Mentions of the BMGA, KMGC and minigolfing nicknames in an interview with Marc 'The Force' Chapman.
July 14 2010 Your Canterbury A half page interview with Marc 'The Force' Chapman.
June 12 2010 ITV  James Corden's World Cup Live. Corden and Joe Hart at a miniature golf course.
June 11 2010 BBC Radio 2 Simo Mayo's Drive Time Show.  The new British Minigolf Champion Ace Man talks to Matt Williams about minigolf.
June 11 2010 Hastings Observer p69 Ace in the Hole
June 5 2010 BBC Radio Norfolk The Ace Man vs The Force
June 3 2010 Norwich Evening News Golfers tee up for competition
May 19 2010 Aberdeen Evening Express Harding crowned mini-golf champion
May 12 2010 Express & Star 'Putt-ing some swing into Golf.' Owen Johnson opens a minigolf course in Sandwell Valley Country Park.
April 30 2010 Great Barr Observer Double delight for the Harding family
April 30 2010 Stratford Observer Harding enjoys double success
March 30 2010 The Independent The littlest prize in sport.  One Man's Quest to Win The Minigolf Masters.  Front page ad.  Cover story of Life, pages 2, 3, 4 and 5.
February 27 2010 Daily Telegraph  Bright Ideas: portable crazy golf idea has come a fair way
February 20 2010 CITV  07.15 Handy Manny repairs the windmill at the local crazy golf course
January 23 2010 Channel 4

Channel 4 + 1 

 

04.55 & 05.55 Grudge Match  (repeat again)

Long-standing rivals Tim `Ace Man' Davies and `Big Top' Ted McIvor compete for the title of World Crazy Golf champion.  Filmed way back in 2003. [Season 1 Episode 2]

October 25 2009

Sunday Telegraph Nutters with putters: crazy golfers vie for world title p3.

October 12 2009

The Independent Dom Joly: Olympic golf? That's not crazy enough.  
Crazy golf is an awesome spectator sport – usually played in front of two drunks

October 10 2009

ITV

ITV2 & +1 (October 11)

New You've Been Framed! Season 22 Episode 1
" an amazing crazy golf shot is caught on camera..." 

October 6 2009

Dorset Echo Top mini-golfers descend on Weymouth

October 2009

Cyanide & Happiness, I'm giving you the finger Rob D., Matt, Dave and Kris. Harper Collins Cartoon on page 66

September 28 2009

Channel 5 Ross Noble's Australian Trip Episode 1 10pm.
10.54 minutes in. Includes a two minute visit to Macadamia Castle – a nut-themed medieval-style fortress with mini-golf and a barbecue.

September 19 2009

Leicester Mercury Leicestershire town aims to host crazy golf British Open

September 17 2009

Guinness Book of Records  p89 “Most Holes of Miniature Golf Played in 24 Hours”. Also small piccy in the back.A personal account of Dave Pfefferle, the man who did it.

September 11 2009

Hastings Observer Just crazy - that's £400. David, Marion, Tim & Ted help out the Parchment Trust.

September 10 2009

Melton Times British Open may come to Melton!

September 7 2009

Metro The giant floating city - Oasis of the Seas includes a miniature golf course. p22.

August 20 2009

Herts and Essex Observer Kellard tees off in World Minigolf Championship

August 17 2009

The Times The 10 best silly events in Britain includes the World Crazy Golf Championships

August 12 2009

Western Telegraph Murco staff rewarded with a game of crazy golf p27.

August 10 2009

The Independent Dom Joly: Windmill power the next big craze. Dom Joly's Weird World of Sport in The Independent. P.20 .

August 9 2009

The Guardian Bugger Broadstairs for another holiday

August 8 2009

The Guardian Ride on time.  Rather off the wall reference to crazy golf!

August 1 2009

Venue. Bristol and Bath's Weekly Magazine. "Anyone know anything crazier than crazy golf? No? That's 'cos nothing is crazier - especially when it's a double-headed Indiana Jones-esque 36-hole adventure golf course on the third floor of Cabot Circus. Nuts!"
"Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf is now open at Cabot Circus, Bristol. Family tickets £20/course, singles £5-£7."

July 31 2009

BBC 2 18.00 Eggheads. Series 10, Episode 49. 'Nutters with Putters' take them on!

July 30 2009

University of Bedfordshire news Crazy golfing alumnus takes on The Eggheads

July 26 2009

CBBC  8.29 Thumb Wrestling Federation
Mr Extremo vs The Lost Viking
One of the commentators, perhaps the Cossack??? said Mr Extremo even makes a game of minigolf extreme!
The Lost Viking WON!!!!!!!!

July 25 2009

BBC 2 Coast - Ault crazy golf in France is used as an example of coastal erosion. Sadly it fell into the sea. (10 minutes in) [Series 4 Episode 2]

July 23 2009

CNN Living Golf Should Tiger go 'crazy' to return to form?

July 16 2009

Herts and Essex Observer Golfer Kellard wins British Mini Title

July 15 2009

Metro p26 Inside the Box What Keith Watson Saw last Night

Coast - Jurka (aka Jouni Valkjärvi of Finland) shows off his skills at minigolf on Hastings Seafront

July 14 2009

BBC 2 Coast - Jouni Valkjärvi (Finland) shows off his skills at minigolf on Hastings Seafront.  [Series 4 Episode 1]

July 13 2009

Channel 5 

Mon 13 Jul 2009, 9pm on Five
Fri 17 Jul 2009, 8pm on Fiver

Hotel Inspector
Episode 2: Walpole Bay

34.22 mins in Strokes Adventure Golf, Margate

July 13 2009

CBBC  18.20 Thumb Wrestling Federation
Mr Extremo vs The Lost Viking
One of the commentators, perhaps the Cossack??? said Mr Extremo even makes a game of minigolf extreme!
The Lost Viking WON!!!!!!!!

July 2 2009

Stratford upon Avon Herald "Geordie wins 2009 Midland Open", p.15

July 1 2009

Stratford Observer "Moore wins Midland Open"

July  2009

Coast Magazine Features 'Crazy Golf' on the front cover and in a photo piece on 'miniature things to do at the seaside', with a double page on the BMGA Affiliate Lillyputt course in Broadstairs, Kent.

June 30 2009

Newcastle Evening Chronicle "Moore Merrier" - story about John Moore's Midland Open win.

June 29 2009

Listed Magazine - Bournemouth The BMGA British Doubles event listed 

June 25 2009

Stratford Observer "Minigolf Aces in Town"

June 14 2009

Radio 1 Chappers and Dave

text saying they were on their way to Bournemouth for the BMGA Doubles
They mentioned it 11minutes 38 seconds onwards

June 2009

GQ Magazine  Top ten most unlikely sporting superstars - Tim `Ace Man` Davies is in there. p99.
May 13 2009 BBC The Apprentice.  Starring Strokes Adventure Golf in Margate!
May 11 2009 North Norfolk News Golf championship with a difference. Coverage of the English Open
May 2 2009 Guardian Good to meet you Richard Gottfried Interview by Becky Barnicoat "I am one of the world's best mini- and crazy golfers."
May 1 2009 BBC A Question of Sport.  The mystery guest was playing on a dinosaur themed adventure golf course.
April 28 2009 Southend Echo "A minigolf adventure", p.20 & 21 
Two page centre page feature on the BMGA British Masters. 
April 16 2009 The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf by Mike Vago

Hardcover: 18 pages Publisher: Workman Publishing; Min Brdbk edition (16 April 2009) 

Order

April 15 2009 Luton News and Dunstable Gazette papers (p.56) Gottfried triumphs at the Manchester Mini Masters
April 15 2009 Channel 4

Channel 4 + 1 

 

12.30 & 13.30 Grudge Match  (repeat again)

Long-standing rivals Tim `Ace Man' Davies and `Big Top' Ted McIvor compete for the title of World Crazy Golf champion.  Filmed way back in 2003. [Season 1 Episode 2]
April 12 2009 Disney Channel ( 08:35) 

Disney Channel +1 (09:35) 

Phineas and Ferb (08:35) 
Put that putter away. 
Children's animation. The local mini-golf course is being shut down. 
March 25 2009 Blackpool Gazette Pirate thrill for tee. A new adventure golf course is opening in Blackpool.
Jan 20 2009 The Journal Vandals go mad on Tynemouth crazy golf course

December 30 2008

Guardian 'How to be a World Beater' mentions the World Crazy Golf Championships

December 14 2008

Channel 4

Channel 4 + 1 

Grudge Match 04.00 & 05.00 (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".
November 7 2008 Meridian News 13.55, 18.25 Tim 'Ace Man' Davies' boot is full of clutter, now he's on a mission to save the planet.
November 2 2008 Prints of Pirates

Tim 'Ace Man' Davies & John 'Big Top Ted' McIver

ISBN 9780956079909

Nutters with Putters das book is released on the unknowing British public.

And the DVD is available here.

October 31 2008 Bexhill Observer World Crazy Golf Championships at Hastings
October 31 2008 Hastings Observer Crazy to play golf in this weather. p20
October 30 2008 Hastings Ad News Can you tell what world title sporting event this man was taking part in at the weekend? p1
October 29 2008 Talk 107 Radio Ace Man on the Tiger Woods Challenge
October 28 2008 Talk 107 Radio Richard Gottfried on the World Crazies
October 24 2008 Hastings Observer World Crazy Golf Championships back in town. p16
October 19 2008 The Independent Review of  'Wacky Nation' mentions the World Crazy Golf Championships
October 18 2008 The Times Hastings: home of crazy golf
October 10 2008 Hastings Observer Beavers take to the golf course. p13
October 8 2008 Luton News & Dunstable Gazette “Second place for Gottfried.” Sports Section, p.48
October 2 2008 Wacky Nation Paperback: 400 pages 
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd 
pp165-173 Coverage of the World Crazy Golf Championships.

Appendix entries pp363, 371, 374, 375

October 1 2008 Luton News & Dunstable Gazette “Gottfried ends his campaign in style.” Sports Section, p56 
September 20 2008 Kent & Sussex Courier  Andy Exall wins the players championship & Mattias Stahl wins the British Open.
September 17 2008 Luton News & Dunstable Gazette “Gottfried up to top spot.” Sports Section, p48 
September 4 2008 101 Golden Rules of Golf  (Hardcover) by Tony Dear 128 pages 
Publisher: Ebury Press 
p69 A section about how to play holes that house a Windmill. 
August 2 2008 The Guardian “Five Best…Kids’ Adventures” , Travel p 10.
Number 5 – Really crazy golf, Surrey
Details of the new ‘Jurassic Encounter’ course opening next weekend in New Malden, Surrey.
August 2 2008 East Anglian Daily Times “Crazy for golf” , p30.
Details of the new summer-only course in Bury St Edmunds.
July 31 2008 North Norfolk News “Go crazy on new mini golf course” p 7.
Story about the new course at Wroxham Barns.
July 25 2008 Hastings Observer p59 Ace Man sets record.  Coverage of the BMGA British Minigolf Championships and the British Matchplay Championships.
July 22 2008 Channel 4

Channel 4 + 1 

 

13:25 & 14.25 Grudge Match

Long-standing rivals Tim `Ace Man' Davies and `Big Top' Ted McIvor compete for the title of World Crazy Golf champion.  Filmed way back in 2003.
July 16 2008 Luton News & Dunstable Gazette p.51 Sports Section

Story about Emily Gottfried's third place in the BMGA British Women's Championship, and the BMGA British Championship.
July 11 2008 Hastings Observer Sport Section
"Top class minigolf takes centre stage."
Story about the BMGA British Championships.
July 2008 RyanAir magazine Mini Masters.  Coverage of the British team in the European Nations Cup, Tampere, Finland.
July 2008 What's On p26 British Championship Crazy Golf
July 2008 Good Housekeeping 'Final Word' feature written by Sandi Toqsvig in which she reminisces about family summer holidays, and finishes with an amusing thought about Crazy Golf.
June 21 2008 BBC Southern Counties Radio Breakfast guest of the day, Richard Penfound, gives the scoop on the Brighton Open.
June 19 2008 Meridian TV News Roy Morris, Brighton Peter Pan's Adventure Golf course owner features in the run up to the Brighton Open.
June 18 2008 Luton News & Dunstable Gazette Gottfried Continues to rise up the rankings, p.58 
June 11 2008 Stratford Observer
Minigolf events are a big hit. overage of the English Open and Club Championships.
June 5 2008 Stratford-upon-Avon Herald


Top tournaments come to Stratford.  Sports Section, Back Page p.20
English Open and Club Championships preview.
June 4 2008 Stratford Observer


Stars all set to hit town. English Open and Club Championships preview.  And on back page of the sports section, p.43.
June 2008 Luton at Large magazine 


p19. Nations Cup coverage in the 'Sports Shorts' section.

The piece also includes the whole team photo from the tournament.
June 2008 Butlins TV Ad Features crazy golf
May 21 2008 Luton News & Dunstable Gazette "Gottfrieds get to the Finish" includes a large photo of the Great Britain Minigolf Team

&

"BMGA British Doubles" a report of the tournament.
May 17 2008 www.talk107.com Radio Richard Gottfried on the British Nations Cup challenge.
May 8 2008 Mail on Sunday 'Crazy times in sunny Skeggy'. Martin Kelner and his daughter Ruth are mad about miniature golf!
May 2008 Life (The monthly newspaper for staff and students of the University of Bedfordshire) "Golfing greats" p.7. Richard & Emily Gottfried have been chosen for the British Nations Cup team.
April 30 2008 Luton News & Dunstable Gazette "Gottfried claims his first podium place in Stratford" p.57.

Report on the Midland Invitational Tournament.
April 25 2008 Sportingo.com Rock, paper, scissors and crazy golf – that’s all we Brits are good at!
April 16 2008 Luton News & Dunstable Gazette "Gottfrieds get GB call" story in the Sport Section, p.66
April 15 2008 Blackpool Gazette "A crazy adventure!" Story and photo  p.3.

And interview with Richard Gottfried 
April 14 2008 www.talk107.com Radio 5pm Interview with Richard Gottfried
April 13 2008 Gavin & Stacey. Series 2 Episode 6 Sunday 9pm Uncle Brynn: I was on the Island. Alone. I was playing crazy golf. It was raining. I only stayed out there because the rain covered my tears.

Jason: When was this?

Uncle Brynn: Six months, after. I just finished the last hole, the one with the bridge and the little windmill. I was heading back to the kiosk. Dave worked there in those days.....
April 4 2008 Derby Telegraph Picture of David Cameron playing crazy golf 
April 4 2008 The Times Picture of David Cameron playing crazy golf 
April 2008 Maxim pp 55 - 58 " Rob Brydon explains Wales "

Maxim " Why does Welsh include lots of English words ? " Mini golf is 'golf mini ' . 
February/March The Chap Front cover and four page spread photo-shoot at Peter Pan adventure golf course Brighton. Crazy golf in tweeds

March 31 2008

Channel 4

Channel 4 + 1 

Grudge Match 04.40 & 05.40 (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".
March 19 2008 Luton News and Dunstable Gazette “Disappointing BMGA Tour start for the Gottfrieds.”

Story detailing Richard & Emily Gottfried's participation in the PHCGC Open.  Tournament results in the  newspapers, Sports Section, p.66.
March 14 2008 Hastings Observer Minigolf marvels set to cross putters. Page 54.
February 21 2008 Hornsey & Crouch End Journal Nick putts his way into crazy golf's top 20! Page 5.
February 4 2008 The Guardian Visit the seaside this weekend for some crazy golf.  An article about Emily & Richard Gottfried  (in the Office Hours section page 3).  And photo of Richard at Warwick.
January 26 2008 Daily Mirror Travel Section, Saturday.  'Park & Slide' feature. Pages 49-51.  Page 50 includes a mention of the 'Adventure Crazy Golf' at Thorpe Park's outdoor FunZone.

January 11 2008

Hastings Observer p14. A look back at 2007. (Under November?).  Colin Jackson & Phil Tufnell play in World Crazy Golf Championships.

January 5 2008

The Times Amy Lame, "the Don Quixote of crazy golf" learns golf in Scotland
January 2008 YouTube The Tiger Trap.  Ace Man issues an open challenge to Tiger Woods.
January 2008 YouTube Nutters with Putters Promo.

January 2008

Classic Rock Issue 114.  p107.  Turisas play crazy golf in Minehead at Hard Rock Hell.

January/February 2008

Golf Punk Issue 35 pp 26-27.  Coverage of the World Crazy Golf Championships

December 7 2007

The One Show 7pm.  Coverage of the World Crazy Golf Championships.  Part of the One Show showdown, Colin Jackson & Phil Tufnell fight it out in the final.

December 5 2007

Sky Sports 2  European Tour Weekly 6pm. Coverage of the World Crazy Golf Championships

December 1 2007

Channel 4

Channel 4 + 1 

Grudge Match 05.10 & 6.10 (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".

December 2007

Today's Golfer
Issue 237.  pp48-51 Coverage of the World Crazy Golf Championships.

November 20 2007

Channel 4 Four Docs Inside Ted's Outside Story.  Ted Skelton talks in the  Planet Hastings Crazy Golf hut about the wildlife on the course.  A film by Emma Harding.

November 16 2007

Channel 4 

Channel 4 + 1 

20.05 & 21.05 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away : Torquay v La Rochelle

Crazy Golf on the English Riviera

November 14 2007

Luton News p 69.  "Ace Gottfried gets 12th place finish"
Story in the sport section about Richard Gottfried's  participation in the Kent Open and mini-review of his season on the tour.

November 11 2007

Sunday Mirror p16. 'Serious Wedge' . 

"Blackpool Pleasure Beach is to get a huge new £500,000 crazy-golf course, complete with water hazards and floodlights."

November 10 2007

Saturday Sport p21. WIN A DVD

Your chance to win one of 25 copies of Nutters with Putters!  "Tim Davies, who is arguably the best putter of a golf ball in the World and recently issued a challenge to Tiger Woods....."

It must be true it's in the Daily Sport!

November 10 2007

Channel 4  Transworld Sport, 3.40am (rpt).

Features World Crazy Golf Championships

November 9 2007

Blackpool Gazette Work begins on new Pleasure Beach attraction.  Work has begun on a £500,000 crazy golf course at the Pleasure Beach.

November 6 2007

Luton at Large p19. Crazy for loving you? Richard & Emily Gottfried tell all!

November 3 2007

Daily Star Dominik Diamond a follow up to the World Crazy Golf Championships piece he did the week before. 

November 2 2007

Isle of Thanet Gazette p2. 'Take time to tee off'. 
Story about the Kent Open.

November 2 2007

Hastings Observer p1. Look who's playing a round in Hastings

p5. Crazy world of sport as Olympic champ tries to hurdle round seafront course.

November 1 2007

Talk Sport Hawksbee & Jacobs speak to the World Crazy Golf champion Chris Harding

November 2007

Golf News p9.  Crazy Days on Hastings Beach.  World Crazy Golf championship coverage

October 31 2007

Channel 4  LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
Episode 3: Hastings and Bexhill.  Briefly features the Hastings Adventure Golf complex.

October 31 2007

The London Paper Page 33: A truly swinging time.  Coverage of the WCs

October 29 2007

Meridian News 10 second clip of WCs

October 29 2007

The Argus page 3 - full page feature of the World Crazies

October 29 2007

Worthing Today / Worthing Herald/ Mid Sussex Times 'BBC stars try their hand at crazy golf'

October 28 2007

Independent on Sunday Crazy idea! Tiger declines to become nutter with a putter.  Tiger Woods is a notable absentee from the World Crazy Golf Championships - Yes he's running scared.

October 28 2007

The Observer Extra Time p23. This Life.  Tim 'Aceman' Davies

October 27 2007

Daily Star page 17 - 'Richard aims to putt on a show' story about me and the VMWCGC in Dominik Diamond's Column.

October 26 2007

Hastings Observer p5. Preamble to WCs 

October 26 2007

Arrow FM Tim Davies on the WCs

October 26 2007

BBC Southern Counties  Drive Time 5.30pm Tim Davies on the WCs

October 19-25 2007

First News Issue 76 Potty Putters p23.  Olivia and Rocky's thoughts on crazy golf.

October 19 2007

Surrey Advertiser Front Page They're just crazy about golf.  The Robertson family and the World Crazies.

October 18 2007

Middlesex Chronicle Golf-mad **-year old to compete at the crazy championship.  The Robertson family and the World Crazies.

October 17 2007

Luton News  'All set for a crazy battle of Hastings' preview of WorldCrazy Golf Championships

October 16 2007

Daily Record  Editor's choice. The weirdest contests in the World.

October 14 2007

Take 5 / Daily Star Take 5 Slice of Life.  p9. I'm a right putter.

October 12 2007

Hastings Observer Town Crazy Golfers star in top UK event.  Write up of Doubles and Club Championships.

September 7 2007

Hastings Observer Write up for the Planet Hastings Rookies Tournament. p15. 

September 3 2007

The Golf Miscellany by John White. Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd  Mention of the "British Crazy Golf Championships"?
August 2007 Golf News (South) August edition.  Margate gears up for mini major. p9.
Sat July 21 2007 Daily Mirror School's Out!  Feature on ways to keep kids amused over the summer holidays and Crazy Golf is listed as number 11 of 42 ideas for each of the days of the holiday. pp40-41.

"11. If a driving range is a bit too tricky to master, younger kids will enjoy a mini putting green or a round of crazy golf. Find these at www.miniaturegolfer.com"

July 20 2007

Hastings Observer Beavering away on the golf course pp28&30.

July 18 2007

Channel 4 Grudge Match 13.30 (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".
Sat  July 7 2007 BBC2 CBBC What's New Scooby Doo? A Terrifying Round with a Menacing Metallic Clown
 
Shaggy competes in a mini golf tournament that is terrorised by a giant metallic clown
11:25 am - 11:45 am

Also available on DVD What’s New Scooby-Doo? series, Gentlemen Start your Monsters!

Summer 2007 The Warrior  Locals, Tim ‘Ace Man’ Davies, four-time World Crazy Golf Champion and John ‘Big Top Ted’ McIver, three-time British Minigolf Champion have taken over the best miniature golf course in the World.  And where is it?  White Rock Gardens.

p3 What's New

June 28 2007 CBeebies  Boo! Crazy Golf Course. See if you can find Boo at the crazy golf course!  A classic, featuring zig zag clown, a pirate ship, a pyramid, a helter skelter and a rocket.  I didn't see a windmill??

10.40, 13.40

June 23 2007 Transworld Sport (rpt) Brief coverage of the Nations Cup of Minigolf in Canegrate, Italy
June 17 2007 Transworld Sport Brief coverage of the Nations Cup of Minigolf in Canegrate, Italy
June ?? 2007 Capital FM Jenny talks to Johnny Vaughan about Crazy G
June 12 2007 The Argus  Tourism centrefold features crazy golf in Hastings.
June 2 2007 Guardian 'Blog Roll' Travel lists the website www.nothingtoseehere.net and mentions Mablethorpe Crazy Golf
May 20 2007 BBC1 Medium. One of the characters dreams includes a  'Putt Putt Golf Course' 
May 2007 Pimm's Advert The latest advert for Pimm's features the Seafront Crazy Golf at Brighton!
May 6 2007 Observer 'Escape' section, an article about 'Days out to beat the crowds', one of the suggestions was 'Cheddar Crazy Golf' and includes course details and some quotes from course owner Malcolm Scard.

The whole feature was an edited extract from the book Far From The Sodding Crowd.
May 5 2007 BBC Radio 5  Fighting Talk. Will Buckley tells it like it wasn't.
May 3 2007 Time Out - 1000 Things to Do in London.  324 pages.  No 932 Play Mini-golf at Broomfield Park 
April 30 2007 Echo Crazy about minigolf
April 26 2007 Far from the Sodding Crowd: More Uncommonly British Days Out by Jason Hazeley, Alex Morris, Joel Morris, and Robin Halstead. Michael Joseph Ltd  Features Cheddar Mini Golf course
April 24 2007 Daily Star Feature on the world's biggest cruise liner (the Liberty of the Seas) mentions it has a 9-hole miniature golf course onboard
April 14 2007 Daily Mirror "In Great Yarmouth on the Norfolk coast, visitor numbers have ebbed and flowed since Wellington Pier was built in 1854. But now more than a million people a year turn up for beach attractions including trampolines, crazy golf, and fun fairs."
April 7 2007 Harry Hill's TV Burp a scene from Eastenders where the Doctor went mad with a golf club and he provided a commentary which mentioned windmills
April 7 2007 Gameshow Marathon 'Celeb' guessing the price of products in order to reduce the distance of putt.
March 28 2007 CBeebies  Boo! Crazy Golf Course. See if you can find Boo at the crazy golf course!  A classic, featuring zig zag clown, a pirate ship, a pyramid, a helter skelter and a rocket.  I didn't see a windmill??

08.25

March 28 2007 Marketing magazine Reference to mini golf in Andrew Walmsley's 'On Digital' column on Page 16.

"In Long Beach, California, it is illegal to put anything other than a car in your garage. It is also illegal to curse on a mini-golf course."
March 23 2007 Hastings Observer p19 One million prize for crazy golf open
March 2007 YouTube Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend

February 8 2007

The Argus Golf as art? That's crazy

February 1 2007

Is Britain Great?: The Caravan Gallery 
by Alistair Robinson & Shirley Rosemary
Page 53 has a photo of the very colourful Morecambe Crazy Golf course. 

January 2007

Todays Golfer 101 things to do in 2007.  No. 82 Go to the World Crazy Golf Championship.

December 31 2006

Cbeebies Cbeebies time for Crazy Golf  (18.00).

December 17 2006

Channel 4 Grudge Match 05.00 (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".

December 15 2006

BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans radio show with Johnny Saunders interview Tim 'Ace Man' Davies on the subject of Crazy Golf.

December 1 2006

Film : London to Brighton  Shot of the unopen Brighton seafront crazy golf.

December 2006

Golf Punk p18 Coverage of Virgin Money World Crazy Golf Championships

December 2006

Loaded Letters page, a funny incident on the crazy golf course. 

November 25 2006

Kerrang Issue no. 1135 page 6-7
Picture of some rock bands playing at Peter Pan's Adventure golf in Brighton.

November 16 2006

Kingston Guardian Dave's just bunkers about golf

November 9 2006

Channel 4 Transworld Sport (Rpt) Coverage of Virgin Money World Crazy Golf Championships

November 6 2006

ITV My parents are Aliens. Series 8 Episode 7 Rain Stops Play.  In house crazy golf.

November 5 2006

Channel 4 Transworld Sport Coverage of Virgin Money World Crazy Golf Championships

November 5 2006

Daily Star Sunday Coverage of Virgin Money World Crazy Golf Championships

November 3 2006

Sport p8. 

November 3 2006

Hastings Observer p19. Tim takes Crazy crown for 4th time

November 2006

Loaded Paul Walker The Fast and the Furious star reveals the secrets of his phenomenal pullage..... "Forget the movies or restaurants, I'd rather go bowling or minature golfing. I love all that cheesy stuff." See the British Minigolf Association for more at www.minigolf.org.uk.

October 30 2006

The Argus Predictable end to crazy contest

October 30 2006

CNN World Sport Coverage of Virgin Money World Crazy Golf Championships

October 30 2006

Meridian Coverage of Virgin Money World Crazy Golf Championships

October 29 2006

Sky Sports News Denis Exall demonstrates how not to play the second on the crazy golf course

October 28 2006

Arrow FM Interview with Tim 'Ace Man' Davies

October 28 2006

BBC Sportsround.  Rocky Bullin shows Iwan Thomas how to play crazy golf

October 28 2006

Western Mail Cardiff 12 to go crazy in Hastings

October 27 2006

The Sun The pitter-putter of tiny feet

October 27 2006

The Newcastle Chronicle Putt to the test

October 27 2006

The Argus the guide events: Virgin Money World Crazy Golf Championships

October 26 2006

Fotheringham's Extraordinary Sporting Pastimes

Hardcover: 160 pages Publisher: Robson Books Ltd  ISBN: 1861059531 

World Crazy Golf Championships mentioned on page 42.

October 26 2006

BBC Southern Counties Radio Drive Time: Interview with Tim 'Ace Man' Davies

October 26 2006

The Argus Crazy Golfers get ready for the challenge

October 20 2006

Hastings Observer Preview of Virgin Money World Crazy Golf Championships

October 18 2006

Channel 4 Grudge Match 03.45 (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".

October 6 2006

Hastings Observer p50 Harry Putter casts spell over miniature golf rivals

September 22 2006

BBC Radio 7 Big Toe Rocky Bullin on mini golf 

September 22 2006

Hastings Observer p52 British Open: Karsten in command 

September 13 2006

BBC Radio 2 Mark Radcliffe show British Open mentioned. 

September 11 2006

BBC website British Open coverage. More here

September 10 2006

Arrow FM British Open preview

August 26 2006

Glasgow Evening Times Crazy right now for a great golf adventure GOOD SPORT World's biggest crazy golf course tees off in Glasgow

August 23 2006

Channel 4 Grudge Match 05.05 (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".

August 2 2006

Radio 4 15.30-15.45 Rainbow Warrior by Adam Thorpe read by Martin Jarvis.  Features crazy golf.

July 15 2006

Daily Record A stroke of genius Focus on crazy golf at Xscape, Braehead, near Glasgow

June 25 2006

Washington Post US Open It's a Jungle out there

June 24 2006

Herald Express Yo-ho-ho and a hole in one for pirate golf

June 14-21 2006

Time Out Details of London Open p140 & 141.  Number 2 in Critics' Choice.

June 16 2006

Hastings Observer Hole in one for RNLI.  p34.

June 9 2006

Hastings Observer Golf contest in aid of Alzheimers at Clambers to be held on June 24th.  p17.

May 26 2006

Hastings Observer Ace Man heads Planet Hastings contingent. p51.

May 20 2006

GM TV Irish Open details

May 18 2006

Newtownards Chronicle Swashbuckling minigolfers head for Pirates. p19.

May 12 2006

Hastings Observer Crazy Golfers hit road. p44.

May 12 2006

Belfast Community Telegraph p 36 "Dundonald set to host the Irish Open".

May 8 2006

CBeebies A crazy golf tournament in Balamory! Aired 17.55. Not a BMGA sanctioned event I'll be bound!!

Spring/Summer 2006

GQ Style Magazine A couple of models playing the second at Hastings Adventure Golf

April 20 2006

Peterborough Evening Telegraph ARMY: Soldiers go golf crazy in Iraqi desert

April 13 2006

Newtownards Chronicle Minigolf could become a massive success. p18.

April 12 2006

Irish News Tee time

April 12 2006

Belfast Newsletter Olivia swings into action for minigolf Open

April 11 2006

Belfast Telegraph Olivia in the swing for minigolf open

April 7 2006

Hastings Observer Crazy antics par for course. p50.

March 30 2006

Channel 4 Grudge Match 05.05 (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".

March 12 2006

CBeebies The Tweenies play crazy golf.  Aired 7.40.

February 18 2006

The Times Beta male. Fairway to heaven

February 16 2006

TalkSport 1089am Hawksbee and Jacobs show (between 1 and 4 pm) featured the upcoming Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club Open in Hastings (Mar 25) and discussed the four courses and the prizes on offer.

February 14 2006

BBC Radio 2 Mark Radcliffe show.  Ron and Russell Mael, the legendary Sparks brothers, reveal that their favourite pastime is Mini Golf.

February 12 2006

BBC Holiday Top 10. Kids playing crazy golf.

February 12 2006

CBBC ChuckleVision Chuckle Brothers "This is a cricket pitch not crazy golf"

January 27 2006

Hastings Observer News from the clubs. Planet Hastings Crazy Golf Club, p101.

January 23 2006

BBC Holiday 2006. Cruise on 'Brilliance of the Seas', lots of things to do "and of course that old favourite, mini-golf".

January 13 2006

LBC Radio James O'Brien show. Jon Angel on minigolf.

January 1 2006

Channel 4 Royal Caribbean Cruises advert. 9.30am 

January  2006

Norwich & Norfolk Financial Industry Gazette Issue 56 p14 Virgin Money Crazy Championships

2006

ODIUM magazine  Issue 2 Piece on the Bexhill Crazy Golf course.

2006

Incredibly Strange Customs & Festivals Tobar.  p64

December 10 2005

The Guardian Another mention of the World Crazy Golf Championships in the Christian O'Connell column

December 4 2005

Radio 5 Live Fighting Talk with Christian O'Connell.  World Crazy Golf Championship gets a mention.

December 3 2005

The Guardian Another mention of the World Crazy Golf Championships in the Christian O'Connell column

November 26 2005

The Guardian Sport p16 'Putting through Elvis in the crazy jungle' Christian O'Connell

November 9 2005

Hastings AdNews Dynamic duo crazy for golf

November 4 2005

Hastings Observer Dynamic duo crazy for golf

November 3 2005

Today's Golfer Crazy golf in the dark

October 27 2005

The Argus Ace Man & Big Top Ted - best of friends ... and rivals.  It's a crazy World Championship.. Page 3.  

It's a driving force. The Argus Comment. Page 8.

October 24 2005

The Argus Move over Tiger - we want to go a little crazy. Virgin Money World Crazy Golf Championship 2 page colour spread. Pages 22-23.

October 23 2005

Radio 5 Live Interview with the three-time World Crazy Golf Champion Tim Davies

October 22-23 2005

Teletext Coverage of the World Crazy Golf Championship.

October 21 2005

BBC South East Weather report  Kaddy Lee-Preston gives the World Crazy Golf championships a mention!

October 21 2005

Hastings Observer Preview of World Crazy Golf Championship.

p17 Tim tries for crazy hat-trick title

p106 With £2,000 up for grabs, maybe they're not so crazy.

October 15 2005

The Guardian Family Section. Culture Shock.  Lisa B has her own crazy golf course in her back garden.

October 7 2005

Hastings Observer Mini Marvels. Review of British Championships and British Club Championships.
September 26 2005 CBeebies Aired 17:10 Views from the cliffs (west hill) above the old town, Hastings.
Filmed in the year 2000, the grass putting was still there. Get a nice view of the mini golf and a brief look at the 1st hole on crazy.
September 22 2005 Liverpool Echo Drivers' anger as busy city street closed for golf
September 2005 Bizarre p41 "this months weirdest happenings"
September 2005 Todays Golfer pp 74-77 The Craziest Crazy Golf On Earth!

August 27 2005

BBC 5 Live  Interview with British Team captain Jon Angel

August 2005

High Life BA inflight magazine August issue p65. 'Didn't We Have a Lovely Time?' rates Seafront Adventure Golf in Hastings as best mini golf course in Britain.

July 31 2005

You magazine, Mail on Sunday p37 singlelife  How to be a cheap date...crazy golf  

4 Tee off.  Crazy golf.  And this site gets a mention too!

July 30 2005

Electric Palace, Hastings Mini Golf: The (mini) movie Premiere by Jamie Jay Johnson.

July 29 2005

Hastings Observer Jamie Johnson preview.

July 15 2005

BBC A Question of Sport 9.30pm McCoist v Dawson on a Crazy Golf hole

June 29 2005

CBeebies The Tweenies build a crazy golf course

June 24 2005

Hastings Observer At the movies: Jamie Johnson presents a selection of his short films with Mini Golf: The (mini) movie

June 24 2005

CBBC ChuckleVision. Chuckle brother says "this is not crazy golf"

June 6 2005

CBeebies TikkaBilla.  Features mini golf in a caravan park.

May 13 2005

Hastings Observer Masters coverage.

May 12 2005

Channel 4 Grudge Match 12.30pm (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".

May 10 2005

BBC 3 House of Tiny Tearaways. A family tries crazy golf to help them stop their childs tantrums.

May 7 2005

BBC Radio 5 Live McIver tells it how it was in the British Masters.

May 6 2005

BBC East, Look East Preview of British Masters.

May 5 2005

BBC East, Look East Vox pop, what do people think of a major championship in Southend?

May 5 2005

Middlesex Chronicle Crazy Golfing nut putts his money where his mouth is. New course in Lampton Park, Hounslow.

April 15 2005

Hastings Observer Minigolf event.  Details of World Crazy Golf Championships and British Open.

April 8 2005

Hastings Observer Ace Man on different Planet

March 31 2005

The Golfer's Companion (A Think Book) 156 pages 
Publisher: Robson Books Ltd; New title edition (31 Mar 2005) 
p86 Mini Golf, p140 Andy Miller talks about his love of Golf and Minigolf.

March 27 2005

ITV Coronation Street. Emily gets a hole in one. 

March 7 2005

Channel 4 Grudge Match 4.40am (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".

March 5 2005

Transworld Sport Overview of World Crazy Golf Championship. Repeat.

Feb 24 2005

CBeebies BBC  Mini golf in the US at the Fairview Golf Center.  Aired 10.10 a.m.

Feb 3 2005

Wimbledon Guardian Crazy golf course is a putting edge idea

Jan / Feb 2005

TV Advertisement Royal Caribbean Cruises, crazy golf on board ship.

Jan 1 2005

ITV You've Been Framed. 2 Clips of crazy golf.

November 5 2004

Guardian Council drives through crazy scheme.  Regeneration in North London.

October 27 2004

Newcastle Evening Chronicle World Crazy Golf Championship result.

October 22 2004

Hastings Observer World Crazy Golf Championship result.

October 21 2004

CNN Overview of World Crazy Golf Championship

October 20 2004

Transworld Sport Overview of World Crazy Golf Championship
Aired on Sky & Channel 4 (23/10)

October 19 2004

EuroSport News Overview of World Crazy Golf Championship

October 19 2004

BBC News 24 & BBC World Cable TV Overview of World Crazy Golf Championship

October 18 2004

Meridian Overview of World Crazy Golf Championship

October 4 2004

Channel 4 Grudge Match 9.15am (repeat again)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".

October 2004

Cinq Sports Journal Issue 1. Deryk Masters on the 2004 British Open

September 24 2004

Hastings Observer British Open result.

September 20 2004

Metro British Open result.

September 19 2004

Sunday Mercury A look at the British Open.

September 18 2004

BBC News - East Midlands Today Coverage of the British Open.

September 18 2004

Radio 5 Preview of British Open.

September 6 2004

BBC News - East Midlands Today Newspaper review. Michael King prepares for the British Open.

September 6 2004

Nottingham Evening Post Michael King prepares for the British Open.

September 2 2004

Meridian TV News Celebrity charity event at Clambers, Hastings

July 2004

Tesco Magazine July/August Page 38 - World Crazy Golf Champ Tim 'Ace Man' Davies,  has given us his  top coastal crazy golf courses.

June 25 2004

Metro Newspaper P48 "Think Tank - Knowledge". 

June 23-30 2004

Time Out Magazine P136 Critics Choice and P137 London Open listing and interesting article

June 9 2004

Enfield Independent London Open listing and short article

June 3 2004

Channel 4 Grudge Match 11.45am (repeat)
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".

May 28 2004

Hastings Observer Preview of Grudge Match

April 30 2004

Hastings Observer McIver wins Masters

April 28 2004

Southern FM 'Jack the lad' interviews the World Crazy Golf Champion

April 23 2004

The Argus Page 3 - full page entitled 'We are just mad about crazy golf'

April 20 2004

Southend Evening Echo British Masters coverage

April 16 2004

BBC Essex Radio Ted McIver and Tim Davies give a warm up for the British Masters

March 24 2004

Hastings Observer Putt up or shut up as Tim goes for crazy golf glory

February 10 2004

Channel 4 Grudge Match 12:30 pm.
"Humorous tales of longstanding rivalry in the world of sport and competition.
Today two golfing gladiators - Tim 'Ace Man' Davies and 'Big Top' Ted McIvor - battle it out for the title of World Crazy Golf Champion".
2004 Indie Life, Death and Mini-Golf.  Old friends and bandmates gather to play a few rounds of miniature golf and remember their lost one.

December 5 2003

Indie The Magnificent 7 by William Eagar, a short film about the exploits of the British minigolf team in Bad Munder.

November 2 2003

TransWorld Sport World Crazy Golf Championships

October 24 2003

Hastings Observer World Crazy Golf Championships

October 21 2003

ESPN Sports Center Top 10 highlights World Crazy Golf Championships

October 19 2003

Southern Counties Radio World Crazy Golf Championships - live score updates

October 19 2003

Teletext World Crazy Golf Championships - live score updates

October 19 2003

BBC TV South East Today World Crazy Golf Championships

October 17 2003

BBC Radio 4 'You and Yours' World Crazy Golf Championships

October 17 2003

NY Times US Masters coverage

October 16 2003

Dorset Echo Putting Edge

September 19 2003

Hastings Observer Pictures of the British Open

September 13-14 2003

Arrow FM Hourly updates on the tournament

September 14 2003

Radio 5 Tim Davies on British Minigolf

September 12 2003

Southern Counties Radio Preview of the British Open

September 12 2003

Hastings Observer Preview of the British Open
1 Sep 2003 BBC Men Behaving Badly - Last Orders Crazy Golf in Splash Point, Worthing

(DVD release)
15 Nov 1999 (VHS release)  

August 27 2003

Radio 5 Peter Parr on British Minigolf

August 1 2003

Hastings Observer Tom Tribe wins British Junior Championship.

Bill Bullin wins British Senior Championship.

July 18 2003

Hastings Observer McIver wins British Championship after play-off

July 12 2003

The Independent Preview of the British Championships

July 11 2003

BBC Midlands Today Preview of the British Championships

July 11 2003

BBC West Midlands Radio Live preview of the British Championships

July 10 2003

Stratford Journal Putting on the style?

July 2003

Stratford-upon-Avon Standard and Herald  Preview of the British Championships

July 2003

Bogey Coverage of the British Masters

June 25 2003

Stratford Journal Mini test is an appetiser

June 5 2003

In Search of the Tiger  Ian Stafford. Paperback (5 June, 2003) Ebury Press; ISBN: 0091886562

Order it now with amazon.co.uk

This book recounts Ian's attempts to come to grips with golf.  Ian or 'Ion' as he was better known took part in the European minigolf Championships in Prague as part of the British team.  This is one of the chapters in the book.

May 16 2003

Hastings Observer Minigolf Master

April 18 2003

The Independent Top Ten British Miniature Golfers

March 2003

Tilting at Windmills    Andy Miller.  352 pages (27 March, 2003) Penguin Books; ISBN: 014029760X

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Wonderful new cover design.  Be prepared for a no holds barred look at sport in the UK by the Most improved Player of the Year 2000.  Miniature Golf has finally come of age in this blockbuster from the Penguin books stable.  No sports celebrity is safe from the unforgiving pen of the Master!  Read it or just plead ignorance for the rest of your life.

February 27 2003

The Sun 10 ways to get fit for under £10.

February 2003

Today's Golfer The Aliens have landed, coverage of the British Open.

January 2003

Maxim Minigolf, Dan Davies tees off in Hastings for the British Open.

December 2002

The Observer Sport Monthly Letters from Peter Parr & John Pringle

November 2002

The Observer Sport Monthly Will Buckley The Golf Bore Syndrome, Who are you calling Crazy?

October 13 2002

Phoenix FM Jon Angel reports on the British Club Championships

October 6 2002

Phoenix FM Jon Angel talks about mini-golf

September 6 2002

Hastings Observer British Open

September 1 2002

Sunday Express "Just don't call them crazy" page 83

August 9 2002

Hastings Observer Preview of the British Open

August 2 2002

Hastings Observer Inaugural British Junior Minigolf Championships

August 2002

Arena "Don't call me crazy!"

July 14 2002

Sunday Herald Sublime sporting silliness is the perfect antidote to golf

July 9 2002

Scotsman Cashing in, selling out - Absolut Artholes crazy golf installation at the Lighthouse, Glasgow.

July 6 2002

BBC Radio 4 Excess Baggage Andy Miller talks about miniature golf

June 25 2002

The Daily Telegraph Golf mad

June 2002

Tilting at Windmills    Andy Miller. Penguin Viking

Order it now with amazon.co.uk

Tilting at Windmills by Andy Miller. Be prepared for a no holds barred look at sport in the UK by the Most improved Player of the Year 2000.  Miniature Golf has finally come of age in this blockbuster from the Penguin books stable.  No sports celebrity is safe from the unforgiving pen of the Master!  Read it or just plead ignorance for the rest of your life.

May 11 2002

Essex FM

The British Masters

April 7 2002

News of the World

The National Open

Spring 2002

Hotline (Virgin Trains)

The serious side of crazy golf

January 2002

Today's Golfer

Overview of mini golf

December 2001

Golf Monthly

Four page feature on the British Open

November 2001

ReveNews

'John has mini-golf mastered to a tee!'

September 7 2001

Hastings Observer

Local wins national championship

September 2 2001

Independent on Sunday

Picture of British Open winner Heinz Weber

September 1 2001

Arrow FM

Radio Coverage of British Open

September 2001

Golf Monthly

Lead up to British Open

August 30 2001

Hastings Observer

Hastings hosts Putting Tournament

August 30 2001

Meridian Television

Lead up to British Open

August 28 2001

Channel 4 Big Breakfast

Demonstration by National Champion

May 12 2001

Radio 5 Live

British Masters, overview of mini golf and interviews

May 12 2001

BBC Sport Online

British Masters, overview of mini golf and interviews

April 30 2001

Ananova

Lead up to British Open

February 21 2001

Eastbourne Herald

National Champion opens Drusillas Jungle Adventure Course

January 2001

Mensa Magazine

The development of mini golf in the UK

September 29 2000

Guardian

Argument for the sports inclusion in the Olympics

September 8 2000

Hastings Observer

Local wins national championship

September 2 2000

Arrow FM

Radio Coverage of British Open

July 2000

Esquire

The mini golf experience

May 2000

Sky Sports Television

European Tour Weekly: Coverage of the British Masters 2000

15 Nov 1999  BBC Men Behaving Badly - Last Orders Crazy Golf in Splash Point, Worthing

(VHS release) 1 Sep 2003 (DVD release)

September 1999

Southern FM

Radio Coverage of British Open

August 6 1999

Eastbourne Herald

"Lionel's Title as English Open Comes to Town"

June 1999

Golf Management Europe

Feature on commercial side of minigolf

August 9 1998

Sport First (newspaper)

Includes results of first ever BO

August 23 1997

The Independent Modern Times: Still Crazy

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Crazy Golf in books and in film