Good morning to all you fans of minigolf out there! Well my cases are packed, the housesitter is here, and I’m waiting for the taxi….what better time than to interview the Head Ref, it’s Tuula Mörck!
How long have you been involved in minigolf?
I started to play 1983 or 1984 for a small club in Sweden, Braås BGK. I have been referee for more than 20 years in Sweden. My first international competition as referee was Nations cup in Stockholm 2011.
How do you feel about being the first female Head Ref in minigolfing history?
It is an honour to be head referee for the World championship. I do not care so much about gender. The most important thing is do a good job.
What qualities does a Head ref need to be successful?
This is hard to say. I think you need to be a good team leader and also a good listener.
What are you most looking forward to in Croatia?
To meet a lot of new and old friends from all over the world.
What has been the highlight of your minigolfing career so far?
When I won the Swedish Championships 2011 in general class and also my 23 round on felt in Elitserien in Sundsvall some years ago.
There are a lot of nations competing in the tournaments, who should we be looking out for?
The best nations I think will be Sweden and Germany, but I hope some of the new nations will take the fight and give them a real match both as team and individual players.
Thank you Tuula, have a great WAGM and Championships.
So there we have it, The World Minigolf Sport Federation is ready for the tournaments, and welcomes all players, spectators and arm chair specialists to follow, comment, like and share all of our adventures – whether you’re watching the results as they come in, or catching up via the social media platforms!
It’s going to be a great adventure, see you soon!!!