10am Thursday August 24th was
zero hour for the 2012 Pitch and Putt World Cup. All the participants were on
the tee for the shotgun start and with a hooter blast the long awaited event
Hot favourites Ireland had a relatively slow start but as they warmed up their scoring improved and they carded a very imptressive total score of 238 for the five best 18 holes scores to lead the qualifiers. In second place came Catalonia on 254, Australia came third on 255, Holland were fourth on 262, Great Britain were fifth on 271, in sixth place were Galicia on 277 with Norway in seventh place on 280, Switzerland in eighth place on 283 in ninth place came Germany on 28, in tenth place came Andorra on 287 while Chile were in eleventh place on 324.
For the quarter Finals Stage the draw is as follows:
Ireland play Switzerland, Holland play Great Britain, Australia play Galicia and Catalonia play Norway. Matches are due to start at 3.30pm after a slight delay.
The following teams will take part in the Round Robin stages Germany, Andorra and Chile.