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Entries in WCF World Golf Croquet Championship (16)

Tuesday
Mar072017

Morning Coffee: One Magic Moment

Well, it's more like your Evening Coffee* this week, but I hope you enjoy this video from Bill Bromley showing Reg Bamford's magic moment. I'm sure we'll soon see full coverage of the five-game battle between Reg Bamford and Ahmed Nasr, but sometimes it's nice to just cut to the chase and enjoy the celebration. In the meantime, you can always run through the text commentary to relive the glory (Part 1 | Part 2).

And now for the best of the week ...

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Thursday
Mar022017

Bromley #08: GC Worlds Final Eight

The Final Eight have been decided! After two rounds of Knock Out play, the following players have reached the quarterfinals - John Christie (NZ), Ahmed Nasr (EG), Peter Landrebe (AUS), Felix Webby (NZ), Hamy Erian (EG), Mohamad Karem (EG), Reg Bamford (SAF), and Jenny Clarke (NZ).

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Wednesday
Mar012017

Bromley #07: Five Players Undefeated

Updated on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 08:20AM by Registered CommenterCheryl Bromley

This evening as I am writing this, there is still much that is going on behind the scenes to set up the Knock Out Draw, Plate matches, and venue allocations and start times. There were several playoff matches going on into the late afternoon that had a bearing on all of these things being finalized.

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Tuesday
Feb282017

Bromley #06: GCWC Block Action Winding Down

Sherif Abdelwahab and Mohammad Kamal continued to put in impressive performances today with both players now 7-1 with one block match remaining.

In Abdelwahab's second match of the day, he faced George Coulter, age 20, the older of the two brothers from New Zealand who are absolutely fantastic shooters! The "young guns" are well-coached, composed and wonderful young men

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Sunday
Feb262017

Bromley GCWC #04: Day 2 Blocks

Updated on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 04:43PM by Registered CommenterDylan

It was an absolutely beautiful warm day during this last week of summer here in Melbourne. USA players had a good day on the lawns with Sherif Abdelwahab posting his third win (and currently in the middle of his fourth match at the time of this entry [He won -- DG]).

Matt Griffith notched a win against Sweden's Joakim Norback and, in an exciting three-game match, Mohammad Kamal took down Australia's John Arney to add another win to his record. The photo above shows Kamal's hampered jump shot attempt at the 13th hoop in game two.

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Thursday
Feb232017

Bromley: GC World Championship Journal #01

Greetings from Melbourne! Today was a fun day at the Victorian Croquet center as the doubles portion of the Ramsis Cup was completed. It was great to reconnect with players from all over. The Ramsis Cup originally began as a match between Egypt and a Rest of the World (RoW) and has been played twice previously in 2008 and 2016. Both have been won by the RoW by a narrow margin of 11 matches to 10.

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Tuesday
Feb212017

Morning Coffee: GC Worlds Take Center Stage

The three-segment 2017 edition of the WCF Golf Croquet Championships is now well under-way in Cairnlea, Melbourne, Australia with the Under-21 GC World Championship now down to eight players. Here's an update on Day 3 from the Croquet New Zealand Facebook page:

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Tuesday
Nov112014

Morning Coffee: World GC Qualifier

The WCF has space is available in the 2015 Golf Croquet World Championship Qualifying Tournament for USCA players.  If you are interested in playing, please contact Eric Sawyer ecsccs@sbcglobal.net or Martin Selman martynselman@yahoo.com before December 7,

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Sunday
Aug312014

Morning Coffee: USCA Names 2015 GCWC Players

Sherif Abdelwahab

The USCA has announced Sherif Abdelwahab, Stephen Morgan, Matt Griffith and Carl Uhlman as selections for the 2015 WCF World Golf Croquet Championship to be held February 7-15, 2015 in Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.  Abdelwahab, earned a ranking position in the event, while Morgan was awarded one of the wildcard positions.

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Wednesday
May072014

WCF Timetable for 2015 World GC Championships

The WCF announced Bay of Plenty, New Zealand as host for the 2015 World Golf Croquet Championship to be held February 7-15, 2015.  A qualifying tournament for the 2015 GCWC only will be held from February 3-5, 2015 at Morrinsville Croquet Club. The Under-21 GCWC will be held at the United Croquet Club in Christchurch, New Zealand, February 1-5, 2015.  

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Monday
Feb112013

USA GC Worlds Selections

Bill Bromley (Hillsboro Beach, FL), Len Canavan (Lake Wales, FL), and Sherif Abdelwahab (West Greenwich, RI) will represent the USA in the WCF Golf Croquet World Championship to be held in Cairo, Egypt on April 21-28, 2013.

Friday
Sep092011

Croquet Poll: How Should Tournaments Be Seeded?

Friday
Aug052011

Croquet Poll: Top Croquet Story of the Summer

Monday
Apr042011

Morning Coffee: Mulliner is the U.S. Association Singles Champion

Visit the StoreStephen Mulliner takes the U.S. Association Singles title with a -4, +7, +26 finals win over Ben Rothman and is now the first player to take open national singles titles in New Zealand, Britain, America and Australia. Mulliner and Brian Cumming snagged the doubles title with a 2-0 win over Jim Bast and Danny Huneycutt. Catch up on the full reports in the American CWO forum --
http://croquetworld.com/Events_byDate.asp?region=The+Americas&period=3+Months

Croquet World Online offers a piece on changing the terrain to make croquet more "interesting" to watch/play ... ala golf. Yeah, golf like in the movie Caddyshack. I would counter that I'm not sure that golf is the sport to emulate since there's nothing particularly interesting about watching golf.

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Monday
Mar142011

Morning Coffee: WCF News Machine, ACA Championships and NZ Results

Visit StoreStill adjusting to the time change, so we shifted the MC one day. Enjoy the news ...

From 38 entries, eight wildcards have been chosen for the 2011 WCF World GC Championship to be held in London, England in July. The wildcards are --

Howard Cheyne, ENG
Marcus Evans, ENG
Ian Lines, ENG

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