Update 10/28: This year's Mini Golf Masters Tournament was recently featured on The Daily.
The Daily, the very first iPad only news paper has a nice write-up about the mini golf pros who attended this years tourney. You can find the Daily's video above and click on over to read thier full write-up.
You might be surprised by the wide range of diverse careers these pro mini golf players have, from doctors to USPS workers. Even Charlie O'Connell, actor, The Bachelor season 7 participant and younger brother of Jerry O'Connell is a mini golfer and was in attendance at this years Masters.
Unlike in professional golf, men and women compete in the same mini golf tournaments. Olivia Prokopva, 16, of the Czech Republic, came in second at last year’s Masters and trains with a coach to remain one of the best players in the world.
If you have an iPad, check out The Daily app -it's free for a short while but then there is a monthly subscription.
Update 10/14: Happening now! Which mini-golf pro will walk away with the $4,000 purse?
Read all about the touranament below and head on up to North Myrtle Beach to watch some of the greats of the game compete.
First Report 8/29: North Myrtle Beach's Hawaiian Rumble miniature golf course has been called one of the world's hardest mini golf places, has been featured in numerous TV shows and movies, and every year they host the Masters Tournament of the U.S. Pro Mini Golf Association.
This year's three-day mini golf Masters will be held on October 13rd through 15th. Mini golfers from around the world will compete for a total purse of $12,000, with the winner walking away with $4,000.
Everyone knows that Myrtle Beach is the Golf Capital of the World, but we are also known as the Miniature Golf Capital of the World, as well. The Grand Strand boasts 45 miniature golf courses within 20 miles.
Hop on over to Yahoo Sports to read their full write-up about the upcoming mini golf Masters Tournament.
- Hawaiian Rumble: The World's Toughest Mini-Golf Course -Huffington Post
- Playing the World's Hardest Mini-Golf Course -ABC News
- Miniature golf in the Myrtle Beach area -Kicks!