The first Suffolk Open FootGolf Championship Stonham Barns was won by Kevin Ward with a great score of 53 (-5 under par). In a round that included seven twos he achieved his best ever score around the Stonham Course. Kevin from Colchester is a regular at Stonham Barns having played in most of the UK Ranking events.
In second place was Dan McLaughlin who also scored 53 and just lost out on count back. There were 4 players on 54, Darren Wheat, Chris Tranter, Liam Osborne and Ben Garnham.
There were three holes in hole on the day. Amazingly Lewis Warnes achieved the first ever two holes in one in a round. He holed in one on the 2nd and the 16th holes. The third hole in one was achieved by Matt Prescott on the 7th hole.
Over 60 footgolfers competed in The Suffolk Open FootGolf Championship which was played over 18 holes medal play around the scenic Stonham Barns FootGolf Course with the winner receiving the Scarlett Brown Trophy.
Footgolf has really taken off now in the UK and now there are over 120 footgolf courses (100 new courses over the last year) with many more opening soon. Here is a great quote about the game: "Footgolf combines the distinction, elegance and precision of golf with the passion, energy and fun of football in a marvellous new sport that's full of life”.
To have a game of footgolf contact Stonham Barns FootGolf Course on 01449 711545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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