Catalonia men's national pitch and putt team

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Catalonia
Association Federació Catalana de Pitch and Putt
Confederation FIPPA, EPPA.
Head coach Xavier Ponsdomènech
World Cup
Appearances 3 (First in 2004)
Best result Champions (2004, 2006)
European Championship
Appearances 6 (First in 1999)
Best result Champions (2010)

The Catalonia men's national pitch and putt team represents Catalonia in the pitch and putt international competitions. It is managed by the Catalan Federation of Pitch and putt (FCPP).

Pitch and putt is played in Catalonia since the "eighties" when Martin Withelaw build a course in Solius (Girona). The interest on Pitch and putt has been growing since then, with more than 10000 players in 2004.

In 1999 the "Associació Catalana de Pitch and putt" was one of the founders of the European Pitch and Putt Association, the governing body that develops the pitch and putt in Europe and stages the European Team Championship. Catalonia has won once the European Championship (2010).

In 2006 the "Federació Catalana de Pitch and putt" participated in the establishment of the Federation International of Pitch and Putt Associations (FIPPA), that stages the World Cup Team Championship. Catalonia has won 2 World Cups, in 2004 and 2006.

National team[edit]

World Cup
Year Championship Host Classification
2004 1st World Cup Chia (Italy) Champions
2006 2nd World Cup Teià (Catalonia) Champions
2008 3rd World Cup Papendal (Netherlands) 3rd place
European Championships
Year Championship Host Classification
1999 1st European Championship Chelmsford (Great Britain) 4th place
2001 2nd European Championship Lloret de Mar (Catalonia) 2nd place
2003 3rd European Championship McDonagh (Ireland) 2nd place
2005 4th European Championship Overbetuwe (The Netherlands) 3rd place
2007 5th European Championship Chia (Italy) 2nd place
2010 6th European Championship Lloret de Mar (Catalonia) Champions

Players[edit]

Team in the European Championship 2010

  • Enric Sanz
  • Paco Salido
  • Fernando Cano
  • Jordi Saborit
  • Dani Gimenez
  • Daniel Coleman

Team in the World Cup 2008

  • Fernando Cano
  • Salvador Garangou
  • Daniel Giménez

Team in the European Championship 2007

  • Marc Lloret
  • Joan Poch
  • Fernando Cano
  • Jordi Serra
  • David Solé
  • Daniel Coleman

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • FCPP Catalan Federation of Pitch and Putt
  • FIPPA Federation of International Pitch and Putt Associations website
  • EPPA European Pitch and Putt Association website
  • ORFEO CATALONIA Pitch & Putt Team