European Championships were held in Denmark Bornholm island 22.-27.9.2012. Champions were in men Stefan Mörkholt (brutto 69+72+74) and in women Caroline Larsson (brutto 92+75+75). My final position were 7. (80+78+74 netto) in B-category, i’m quite happy about it, my original goal to be in top-10 were achieved.
94 players from 14 different countries. Place in Denmark of the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea.
Time of 22 to 27/09/2012. Conditions: Cold, wet and windy.
Perfect conditions for European Championships for Disabled golfers.
Standart of tournament has always been on highest level. My goal was to be in top 10 in my own category.
From Finland 6 players took part of tournament. Johannes Siikonen (MGC), Tero Peltola (story), Lasse Miettinen (GP), Markku Korpimäki (JG), Markku Hokkinen (VGC) and Toni Vihavainen (wgcc). Also coach Reima Kaija. Grand opening ceremony was held in place called Baltic Sea Glass, opener of tournament were Danish professional golfer Iben Tinning. Continue reading →
European champioships were once again great event. Zell am See were extremely beautiful and great place to have a tournament like this.
I had bad flu and feaver the whole tournament and it clearly affected result, especially at the end. Three rounds of golf I could play as planned, the last two rounds were the worst rounds i had in summer 2010. Still, if you view the whole statistics (9 pair, 22 bogey, 12 doubles, 11 inferior), so few actually triple + double catastrophe holes ruined a good result. For my level at this moment pairs and bogeys came, however, quite commendably. Preparations went as planned and a mount of training were on that level that i could reach to my goal (goal was to be on top 10) On the other hand, i moved from C category to B category just before the tournament (= Stableford -> stroke) so goal was quite hard, but still i think achievable…. Continue reading →