If you are new to golf and would like a chance to play at a one of the most famous courses in the world and host of the 2010 Ryder Cup then the Welsh Mini Masters is for you.
The event is designed as a fun opportunity for young golfers to put in to practice skills they are currently developing.
The Welsh Mini Masters is open to all young golfers that are not members of a golf club or have recently joined a golf club but have not yet obtained a handicap of below 28.
Each qualifying round will be split into the following categories:-
Male and female as at 1st September 2014
7 and under (pupils, in the current school year, who are in Year 2 and below)
8 – 9 (pupils, in the current school year, who are in Years 3 & 4)
10 – 11 (pupils, in the current school year, who are in Years 5 & 6)
12 plus (Year 7 and above)
The event has been running since 2010 and we have made an important change this year. As each golfer is required to be accompanied by an adult we have changed when the events will be held from the afternoon to starting at each venue at 5pm.
The competition will be played over 9 holes at the following venues:
Virginia Park Golf Club Monday 6th July
Newport Golf Club Wednesday 8th July
Cardiff Golf Club Monday 13th July
Carmarthen Golf Club Tuesday 14th July
Llandrindod Wells Golf Club Wednesday 15th July
Pennard Golf Club Thursday 16th July
Anglesey Golf Club Monday 20th July
Moss Valley Golf Club Tuesday 21st July
Celtic Manor Tuesday 27th October
The best scores from each qualifying round, in each category, will be invited to the next round of the competition.
Entry is free but each player is asked to support Shelter Cymru by raising sponsorship. There are prizes for sponsorship raised. All prizes are supplied by Nike Golf. For full details click here.
The top 6 fundraisers from across Wales will be invited to The Celtic Manor to play in their own separate event. There will be an additional prize for the top individual fundraiser.
Each of our venues are perfect for those new to the game of golf. Holes are generally between 40 – 160 yards in length and the course will be set up specifically with young beginner golfers in mind.
We particularly encourage entries from golfers with a disability with a previous Welsh Mini Masters winner going on to be the British Disabled Boys Champion.
The maximum number of shots on each hole is 10 and there are a number of other changes to the usual Rules of Golf. Click here for a full list of the Rules of the Competition.
To register click here.