12th WMC Golf - Münster (GER) - Day 1



MÜNSTER (GER) – On August 26, 2018 at 19.00 clock, the 12th World Military Golf Championship was officially opened on the Muenster-Tinnen golf course. The 96 participants (77 men and 19 women) from 14 countries attended the event which was held in presence of the following personalities: Colonel Carlos Verdugo, CISM Board of Directors Member and Official CISM Representative for this event; Lieutenant-General Dieter Warnecke, Head of Strategy and Deployment at the Federal Ministry of Defence; Lieutenant-Colonel Wolfram Henkies, Chief of the German Delegation to CISM; Navy Captain Ansar Mahmood; Colonel Michael Maul, Commander of the Bundeswehr Sports School; Lieutenant-Colonel Heiko Wompener, Head of the Organizing Committee; Major Cameron Lowdon, CSC Golf Member;  Dr. Jens Hausmann, President of the Münster Golf Club; Mr. Sven Hahnl from the German Golf Organisation; Lieutenant-Colonel (M.D.), Dr. Jochen Frantz, local and international high authorities as well as local fans.



CISM OCR Colonel Carlos Verdugo greeted all nations and in particular thanked the Federal Armed Forces, the German Golf Association and the hosting Golf Club of Münster-Tinnen for the professional preparation and the excellent conditions for the implementation of this World Championship.

Lieutenant General Warnecke welcomed all delegations and official representatives as patron and wished all athletes a fair and exciting journey



The training will go on today while the first competition round will start tomorrow morning!

More information on the OC Facebook Page.

All the pictures of the event are available on the CISM Flickr account



(Source: CISM Media and Communication Department)

(Pictures: Mr. Maxime Morlet, CISM Media and Communication Assistant & Photographer)