Emily’s crazy scores

Richard Gottfried at the World Crazy Golf Championships. PNL-141027-152335002

Richard Gottfried at the World Crazy Golf Championships. PNL-141027-152335002

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Luton mini-golfers Emily and Richard Gottfried competed in the World Crazy Golf Championships played on the 18-hole Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf course in Hastings, East Sussex at the weekend.

Emily continued her good form this season by finishing in a career best position of tied 26th in the World Crazy Golf Championships.

Emily scored rounds of 37, 36, 38, 35, 41 and 37 for a total of 224(+8) and recorded nineteen holes-in-one to win The Gommery trophy awarded for most aces in the tournament.

Richard scored rounds 39, 39, 36, 35, 39 and 37 for a 
total of 225 (+9) to finish 
32nd.

Emily said: “This weekend has been a real mixed bag. I’m unbelievably pleased to finish in 26th place which is the best I’ve ever done at the World Crazies by a huge margin as my previous highest finish was 43rd in 2008!

“I’m also thrilled to pick up The Gommery for most competition Aces.

“However I had hoped to be the top placed female competitor at this tournament for the first time, but unfortunately I 
missed that target by two shots.”

Richard said: “I didn’t score enough aces and shot too many threes to be in with a shout at the title this year. Great play by Emily though as she scored a lot of holes-in-one over the two-days.”

Chris Harding won the 2014 World Crazy Golf Championships to become a three-time champion.