The 17th Bulgarian Amateur Open Golf Championship was held at the BlackSeaRama and Thracian Cliffs from 27th till 29th of May. The tournament was organized with the support of the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria and Vivacom, and all the prizes were provided by Reakiro and Pernod Ricard.
A total of 126 golfers from 11 countries, divided into 9 main divisions, took part in the competition. The championship divisions competed in three rounds of 18 holes in the Strokeplay format, and the Plate Divisions competed in three rounds in the Stableford format.
In the men’s and ladies’ championship division, Denis Staykov and Sofia Seldemirova managed to defend their titles from last year.
After three rounds and great weather conditions, the winners are:
First place, gross – Denis Staykov
Second place, gross – Hristo Yanakiev
First place, no – Leopold Kostilev
First place, gross – Sofia Seldemirova
First place, net – Sofia Pilipenko
Mid-Am Men (over 30 years old)
First place, gross – Kozmin Contra
Second place, gross – Nick Kovax
First place, no – Lyubomir Minchev
Senior Championship (over 50 years old)
First place, gross – Michael Muelner
First place, net – Gianni Carlo
Legends (Men over 60 years)
First place, gross – Oleg Chernev
First place, no – Constantine Marcu
Golden Plate Championship
First place – Alin Stanziu
Second place – Todor Kostov
Silver Plate Championship
First place – Bogdan Cretu
Second place – Vasil Petrov
Senior Plate Championship
First place – Vladimir Chernev
Second place – Ian Bradbury
Ladies’ Plate Championship
First place – Oksana Pilipenko
Second place – Anda Dinu
Signing in for the 17th Bulgarian Amateur Open Championship has now started.
This year’s championship will be played over the two fantastic Black Sea courses – Thracian Cliffs and BlackSeaRama.
From this year a new division is created in the Championship – Men Mid-Am with up to 9 HCP.