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Entries in Mar-a-Lago Croquet (3)


Morning Coffee: The Inevitable Mar-a-Lago Trump Backlash

The inevitable Mar-a-Lago Trump croquet backlash has officially kicked off. Cue the fireworks and congratulations to the Miami Herald and Carl Hiaasen as first out of the gate. In fact, he gave croquet first mention in his brilliantly circular fake news/non-fake news posting:

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Morning Coffee: Women's GC Championship, Pacific Cup and Southern Veterans

Click to visit CNET StoreThe WCF has announced that Bay of Plenty, New Zealand will host the 2011 Women's Golf Championship to be held November 19-26. WCF president Charles Jones was quoted on the Croquet New Zealand Website:

“The hosting of this world championship can only be good for Golf Croquet in this country. New Zealand has a exciting future in women’s golf croquet, especially with an increasing number of talented young women playing the sport.”

Previous host cities include Cairo (2005), Dublin (2007) and Melbourne (2009).

A few recent North American tournaments have been announced. The Pacific Cup will be held in Kirkland, Washington September 8-11 and the Mar-a-Lago Club has announced a singles event for April 14-16 and doubles for February 24-26.

Croquet New Zealand recently announced results from the Southern Veterans' Tournament held at the Winton Croquet Club November 24-28:

Association Singles Championship
Winnner: Paul Castell 6 wins
Runner up: B Monckton 5 wins on count back

Association Handicap Singles
Winner: J Cleine
Runner up: A Sandilands

Association Handicap Doubles
Winners: M Gwynne and J Pullar
Runnners up: V Skinner and J Hamilton

Golf Croquet Championship Singles
Winner: B Monckton
Runner up: D Jackson

Be sure and stop by the Mallet Poll if you haven't already. We'd love to see as much feedback as we can there. So far the two other mallet choice votes have come in as "Lee Thomas" and "Bob Fish".


Croquet Search Trends (February 2010)

Here is the February list for hottest trending croquet keywords that hit CroquetNetwork.com last month:

01. Wii Croquet
02. Mar-A-Lago Croquet Tournament

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