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Britain's Jason Parkinson wins European Footgolf Tour final

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 01:35

Parkinson beats Slovakia's Gubani Juraj by four kicks

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SHOWS: CASTRO MARIM, PORTUGAL (NOVEMBER 12, 2017)(FEDERATION FOR INTERNATIONAL FOOTGOLF - FOR NEWS USE ONLY. NO ARCHIVE, NO LIBRARY USE) 1. PLAYERS AT FIRST TEE OF COURSE 2. PLAYER TEEING OFF 3. PLAYER PUTTING IN ON THE GREEN 4. SLOVAKIA'S GUBANI JURAJ KICKS THE BALL DURING THE EUROPEAN FOOTGOLF TOUR GRAND FINAL 5. BRITAIN'S JASON PARKINSON PUTTS IN AT BLUE EIGHTH HOLE 6. PLAYERS IN FINAL WALK ON TO THE NEXT TEE 7. JASON PARKINSON KICKS BALL ONTO THE GREEN 8. SLOVAKIA'S GUBANI JURAJ KICKS BALL ONTO GREEN 9. CLOSE UP OF FOOTBALL DROPPING INTO HOLE 10. BRITAIN'S JASON PARKINSON PUTTS BALL INTO HOLE FROM DISTANCE, SHOUTS "COME ON!" 11. JASON PARKINSON SINKS LONG PUTT AT THE RED EIGHTH HOLE, SHOUTS "YES, YES!" 12. SLOVAKIA'S GUBANI JURAJ CHIPS APPROACH SHOT AROUND A BUNKER AND ONTO THE GREEN 13. JURAJ TAPS BALL INTO HOLE NUMBER NINE TO FINISH ROUND, CELEBRATES WITH SLOVAK FLAG 14. GRAND FINAL WINNER JASON PARKINSON TAPS IN TO WIN THE FINAL, HE IS CONGRATULATED BY GUBANI JURAJ 15. PARKINSON, JURAJ AND WESLEY VAN DEN BROEK OF NETHERLANDS CELEBRATE WITH THEIR TROPHIES STORY: Britain's Jason Parkinson finished a final round of 54 holes in 174 kicks on Sunday (November 12) to win the European Footgolf Tour final in Portugal. The Nottingham player was 39 shots below par, beating Slovakia's Gubani Juraj who went round in 178 kicks, 35 under. Footgolf is played just like ordinary golf but over 54 holes a round - and the holes are a little larger to allow a football to drop into the cup. The first ever European Grand Final, held at the Castro Marim golf course, attracted 111 players from 16 countries, according to organisers. Parkinson received a 2000 euro prize (about 2330 US dollars) and a handmade ceramic trophy. The remaining 5000 euros (about 5800 US dollars) in prize money was shared amongst the other players. Wesley van den Broek of Netherlands was third. The European Tour comprises 10 tournaments and attracts 650 players from 29 countries according to the Tour's organisers.

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Britain's Jason Parkinson wins European Footgolf Tour final

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 01:35