Convention is overrated
The One Show

James May, DIY minigolf star

Tue, 20 Dec 2011  |  Jon Angel, UrbanCrazy

James May’s Man Lab sees James help viewers relearn vital skills that are in danger of being lost forever. In the second series, James and his team set about performing action packed feats, teaching practical skills and creating wacky inventions, such as the wildest crazy golf hole ever. Read more

Happy couple

UrbanCrazy says “I do”

Wed, 16 Nov 2011  |  Richard Linden, UrbanCrazy

Question: What‘s the best way to entertain guests at a wedding?

Answer: With a stylish, personalised mini golf course supplied by UrbanCrazy!

Our eye-catching, mobile minigolf courses are the latest sensation to hit the wedding scene – even we can’t believe how much of an impact they have made. There is surely no better way to inject pizzazz into a wedding reception! Read more

Ipswich Building Society

Minigolf. The perfect cure for IBS!

Mon, 05 Sep 2011  |  Jon Angel, UrbanCrazy

Earlier this year, Suffolk-based creative agency Poulsen Selleck approached UrbanCrazy to create a 3-hole portable minigolf course on behalf of their client, Ipswich Building Society.

The requirement was for an exciting, attractive, themed course which IBS could take on the road during the summer months, for the public to sample at various community events. In between those events, some of the holes were to be stationed at their branches around Suffolk to give customers something to do whilst queuing for “cashier number four, please”! Read more

The British squad, May 2011

Minigolf’s coming Holm

Tue, 16 Aug 2011  |  James Palmer, UrbanCrazy

Did you know that minigolf is played as a competitive sport all around the world? Yes, it’s true! And what’s more, the Great Britain Men’s Minigolf squad, sponsored by UrbanCrazy, will soon be heading to Stockholm to take part in the World Minigolf Championships, which runs from 24-27 August. Read more

Doritos presents Dip Desperado

Doritos Dip Desperado

Wed, 27 Jul 2011  |  Jon Angel, UrbanCrazy

The latest Doritos marketing campaign features a TV ad telling the story of fictional character Esteban Ortega aka The Doritos Desperado, “chip, dip, flick” champion for an incredible 22 years, eventually losing his title in 1989. Read more

Customised flags at the Scottish Open

Scotland the Brave

Tue, 12 Jul 2011  |  Jon Angel, UrbanCrazy

The UrbanCrazy crew have just returned from Inverness where we were sponsored by Barclays and Club Golf to provide our all-weather, 9-hole ‘Contemporary Minigolf Course’ plus staffing for the duration of the Barclays Scottish Open Golf Tournament. Read more

Clubs – different lengths

Special offers on accessories!

Sun, 22 May 2011  |  James Palmer, UrbanCrazy

UrbanCrazy supplies a range of high-grade miniature golf products and accessories, serving over 100 courses across the UK and Europe. For a limited time only we have reduced our prices on several lines — so there’s never been a better time to order! Read more

A birdie’s eye view

Combat the crinkle

Thu, 21 Apr 2011  |  Jon Angel, UrbanCrazy

Walkers have just launched “Crinkles” – a fantastic new range of crinkle-cut crisps. As part of their marketing campaign, we at UrbanCrazy were asked to build and supply a branded, crinkly-surfaced crazy golf course for an event at the ASDA headquarters in Leeds earlier this month, where staff could sample the new snack and play the putting course in an attempt to win a prize. Read more

Morley Hayes Minigolf Challenge, Westfield, Derby

Minigolf at Westfield, Derby – until Xmas

Fri, 17 Dec 2010  |  James Palmer, UrbanCrazy

Come and play the exciting “Morley Hayes Mini-Golf Challenge” at Westfield Shopping Centre, Derby from now until Friday 24th December.

The 9-hole indoor course with its striking red surface – supplied by us here at UrbanCrazy – is situated alongside the Food Court on Level 2. Just look out for the big Santa! Shoot the lowest score of the week to win “Boofle Dog” by Clinton Cards worth £50. And everyone that plays will receive 2-for-1 vouchers to play at Morley Hayes’ stunning “Manor” or “Tower” golf courses – see www.morleyhayes.com. Read more

Rich holds aloft the Union Flag

Great Britain at the Asia Open

Fri, 19 Nov 2010  |  Jon Angel, UrbanCrazy

Since 1997, the British Minigolf Association (or BMGA) has been organising a countrywide tour, where anyone can compete against each other on some of the finest mini golf, crazy golf and adventure golf courses to be found in the UK. Each year, the tour attracts competitors of all ages and abilities to upwards of 20 tournaments on courses located in places such as Birmingham, London, Hastings, Aberdeen, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Bristol and Norfolk. Read more

The Apex Plaza Cup

The Ryder Cup – in Reading?

Fri, 22 Oct 2010  |  Jon Angel, UrbanCrazy

Whilst Lee Westwood, Graeme McDowell and the rest of the European Ryder Cup Team were battling their American counterparts over at the Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales, a far more important golfing event was taking place 100 miles away! “The Apex Plaza Cup”. Read more

Richard Gottfried of the British Minigolf Team

Minigolf in your garden

Mon, 06 Sep 2010  |  Jon Angel, UrbanCrazy

In May this year, UrbanCrazy took on our most exciting project yet – to design and construct a bespoke miniature golf course in a private back garden in North London. We were asked to include a water feature, as many natural elements as possible and to make the course attractive and fun to play. To add interest, it was also decided that one of the holes would weave in and out of the shed! Read more