Dolphin Mini Golf tournament coming Sept. 9

Posted:  Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 8:45am

Dolphin Mini Golf will be hosting its 24th tournament, the Maine State Dolphin Open, on Saturday, Sept. 9. The tournament will have four divisions — open division (pro, but anyone can play), amateur division (any age), senior division (62 and older), and junior division (12 and under). The tournament is sanctioned by the US Pro Mini Golf Association in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 

The open division will hold eight games on Saturday, Sept. 9 with three games at 9 a.m., three games at 1 p.m., and two games at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 10 at 9 a.m., there will be a breakfast and awards ceremony at a location to be determined. The ceremony is open to all players. Fees are $50 before Sept. 1 and $75 after. Cash prizes will be broken down according to the number of participants in the division.

The amateur, senior and junior divisions will have two games each at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9. Fees for the three divisions are $10 and prizes for each division will be first, second and third place trophies. 

There will be a $100 prize to the first hole-in-one on hole 15 and there will be a $100 hole-in-one challenge on hole 18 at the end of the tournament. The business has also opened up Friday, Sept. 8 to all participants, at no charge, for practice before the tournament.