US Minigolf Team competes against 18 countries in WAGM 2019

Boulder, Colorado, July 1, 2019 –Chromax® Golf (Chromaxgolf.com), has been a proud golf ball sponsor of the United States Minigolf Team at the World Adventure Golf Masters (WAGM), the past four years. Chromax® patented 75 and 90 compression, metallic colored golf balls, deliver high quality play on regulation courses and the technical performance needed on competitive miniature golf courses.  

June 14-16, twelve members of the US National Pro MiniGolf Association traveled to Kungälv, Sweden, along with 18 teams comprises 98 players, from 15 different countries. The competition was held over the course of three days, with many players arriving early for practice at the hosting Golfoasen course; a special “miniature” replica of the 14th Century Bohus Fortress. See event/course trailer https://www.wagm2019.com/watch-our-tournament-trailer/. The Opening Ceremony began with a Parade of Nations procession by all the teams walking from the town square to the original historic Bohus Fortress, where the event was officially opened with local entertainment, recitation of the Olympic Oath, and dinner.

The three USA Teams placed 4th, 7th and 12th overall, with Sweden and Germany taking first through 3rd titles. 

Congratulations to the team and for placing in the following divisions: 

  •      Women’s – Robin Ventura 1st Place, 
  •      Mixed Pairs – Nate Nichols and Robin Ventura 1st Place, 
  •      Senior Women’s – Vanette Block 2nd Place, 
  •      Senior Men’s – Gary Hester 3rd Place
  •      Men’s – Wade Sahmel 6th Place
  •      Overall title – Gary Hester 7th Place

All results from WAGM 2019 may be found at: https://www.wagm2019.com/results/Big thanks to the team captain Mike Johnson, the team coach, Jon Drexler and the entire US team for representing our country. 

In May 2019, The United States Pro MiniGolf Association (USPMGA) held the 22nd annual USPMGA U.S. Open in Tega Cay, South Carolina. Total purse was $20,000 and the top three players were, 1st place Olivia Prokopova, 2nd place Matt McCaslin and 3rd place Rick Alessi. 

In October 2019, the USPMGA Masters will also include a $20,000 purse and celebrate 23 years of competition in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 

Chromax® Golf is located at 3468 Sunshine Canyon Drive in Boulder, Colo., 80302.  Chromax® manufactures the M5 (75 compression) and the Distance (90 compression) golf balls.  Chromax® golf balls Conform to USGA and R&A Rules.  All styles have a patented florescent reflective layer under a clear translucent cover. The balls are produced in easy-to-track colors that offer enhanced visibility and performance.

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