WMF Official Announcements

Swedish Minigolfer Gunnar Bengtsson Nominated As Candidate For WADA Athlete Council

Bamberg Germany, August 17, 2022
The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) Athletes' Committee has nominated Gunnar Bengtsson of Sweden to stand as candidate in the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) Athlete Council election.
Gunnar started playing minigolf 2003 in Sweden. He has played international-level minigolf events since 2014 in many countries around the world. He was the overall winner at the World Adventure Golf Masters in 2017 and 2019, and led Sweden to two Team Gold Medals at the World Adventure Golf Masters in 2016 and 2019.

Open Asian Minigolf Championships 2022 Canceled

Based on the expected low participant numbers from Asia, after consultations with the AMF Board and the local organizer we have together decided to cancel the Open Asian Minigolf Championships 2022. The next Open Asian Championships are schedules for 2024 and AMF has in the cancellation letter announced the 2024 championships open for applications.  Click here for full cancelation letter. 

WMF Celebrates Pride in June and All Year Long

June has been a very busy month for miniature golf around the world and in addition to the return of major competitons, June also marks the celebration of Pride Month, which commemorates the LGBTTIQ+ community and the beginning of the LGBTTIQ+ rights movement with the Stonewall Riots. At the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF), we celebrate that the sport of minigolf embraces diversity at all levels. 

Embedded in the WMF core values of Teamwork and Respect is that we do not tolerate discrimination of any type, including discrimination of LGBTTIQ+ individuals. We encourage our players and members to celebrate their pride on the minigolf course, and in their daily lives including on social media, not only during June but all year around.

Let's show the world that all love is welcome on the minigolf course! 

Aki Sillman and Finland Dominate at WAGM

Kuopio, Finland - The World Adventure Golf Masters (WAGM) wrapped up on June 19th and there was plenty of medals for the host country putters. On the final day, Aki Sillman from Finland took the overall gold medal as well as securing the mixed pairs gold with Mia Vuorihovi.  He also finished first in the men's general class and as part of Finland Team 1 finished first in the teams competition.  See the links below for more information.

Minigolfnews Full WAGM 2022 Article

Live Stream (Repeat) of Super Final & Mixed Pairs Final

Final Results

Final Results - Mixed Pairs

WAGM 2022 Continues in Finland - Live Scoring

The best adventure golfers in the world continue their competition this weekend in Kuopio, Finland.  Six rounds are complete with the 7th round for individual categories and final rounds for overall winner and mixed pairs to come.  Follow the live scoring here and visit the WMF Facebook page for other media content. 

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