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Introduction to Golf Croquet

Golf Croquet is a very easy game of croquet to learn. It is suitable for all ages and genders. Whilst deceptively simple it involves accuracy and strategic play.

The video shows 'doubles' being played where team 1 has the black and blue balls and the opposing team 2 has the red and yellow balls. The game is also played as 'singles' with just 2 players, one having the blue and black balls, the other the red and yellow ones. The strict blue, red, black, yellow ball playing sequence is still the same.

It is normally played at Toronto Croquet Club on Mondays, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Just give us a ring on 0447 338 445. Come along and give it a try. All you need are fully enclosed shoes (no sandals, thongs or heels). You will be made most welcome and shown how to play. Free coaching is available to help people get started and as an ongoing support.

Toronto is on the shores of the beautiful Lake Macquarie in New South Wales Australia.

Golf Croquet, sometimes simply called GC, is played worldwide with world championships played every year.
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Lockdown Croquet teaser

Bored of lockdown? Need a new physical activity?

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9 Wicket Croquet

This is a video shot at the 2006 USCA NE Regional Tournament in Maine.
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Golf Croquet World Team Championships 2016 Day 1

Random shots from different players on the 1st day of the GC champs 2016 at Surbion Croquet Club
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Croquet(US):John's Island - Taylor v Jenkins - 2016

2016 John's Island Invitational American rules croquet tournament, Danny Huneycutt TD. This game between Simon Jenkins and Mike Taylor features two well controlled 3 ball breaks and a good example of getting the parity right by waiting to run a break to allow pegging out the danger ball in the final leave.

How to Play Croquet : How to Play Croquet

Croquet enthusiast and outdoors lover, talks about the rules and basics of playing Croquet in this free recreational video on the basics of playing Croquet.

Expert: Bob Hunt
Bio: Bob Hunt has been painting houses for 17 years and specializes in painting, pressure washing, and even repairing interior and exterior properties both residential and commercial.
Filmmaker: Bob Hunt

2011 World Golf Croquet Championship 4

2019 Golf Croquet Trans Tasman Fordyce v Fletcher G1

2019 Golf Croquet Trans Tasman Fordyce v Fletcher G1

2011 World Golf Croquet Championship 3

World Team Championships| Golf Croquet | Sky Sport Next

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Sky Sport Next provides a platform to showcase New Zealand’s up-and-coming sports and athletes to New Zealand. Sports events or highlights will be streamed free for all New Zealanders to watch on a Sky Sport Next YouTube channel and some content will be broadcast on Sky Sport, Sky’s sport streaming service Sky Sport Now and Sky’s free-to-air channel Prime.
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Croquet Jump Shots - montage

A selection of jump shots from over the years at various tournaments. Available in HD.
Will be compiling more videos of jump shots in the future.

How to Play Croquet : How to Set Up a Croquet Court

Learn how to set up a Croquet Court in your backyard, or any grassy area, with each wicket being three feet apart, in this free recreational video on playing Croquet.

Expert: Bob Hunt
Bio: Bob Hunt has been painting houses for 17 years and specializes in painting, pressure washing, and even repairing interior and exterior properties both residential and commercial.
Filmmaker: Bob Hunt

How to play a Stop shot Croquet

How to play a stop shot from the strokeplay section of

Croquet Association Promotional Short Film

A short film I've made for the Croquet Association to promote the sport in the UK.

How To Play Croquet

An in-depth step-by-step guide on how to play the gentlemen's game of croquet, including frequently asked questions and different variations of the game
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World Team Championships - Finals| Golf Croquet | Sky Sport Next

Visit skysportnext.co.nz


Sky Sport Next provides a platform to showcase New Zealand’s up-and-coming sports and athletes to New Zealand. Sports events or highlights will be streamed free for all New Zealanders to watch on a Sky Sport Next YouTube channel and some content will be broadcast on Sky Sport, Sky’s sport streaming service Sky Sport Now and Sky’s free-to-air channel Prime.

How to Play Croquet : How to Begin Playing Croquet

Learn how to begin playing the game of Croquet, including knowing that the blue ball goes first, and finding out scoring techniques in this free recreational video on the basics of Croquet.

Expert: Bob Hunt
Bio: Bob Hunt has been painting houses for 17 years and specializes in painting, pressure washing, and even repairing interior and exterior properties both residential and commercial.
Filmmaker: Bob Hunt

Croquet King

Croquet King Robert Fletcher in action in the 2013 Association Croquet World Championship Final

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How to Play Croquet

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Here's a wicket way to spend a summer afternoon. Anyone for croquet?

Step 1: Set up the course
Plant seven wickets in the ground at the points of two imaginary end-to-end diamonds in a figure-eight pattern, and an eighth and ninth wicket near the top and bottom wickets. Plant stakes just beyond the top and bottom wickets.

Tip
If you wish, mark the outer boundaries of the playing field with string and stakes.

Step 2: Choose a color
Choose the color of the ball you wish to play. Order of play is determined by the colors on the stakes. The top color goes first.

Step 3: Begin play
Place your ball between the first stake and the first wicket. Strike the ball with the face of the mallet aiming it to go through the wicket.

Step 4: Advance through the course
Receive a bonus stroke each time your ball goes through a wicket, and move counter-clockwise to the next wicket. If a player’s ball does not go through a wicket, it is the next player’s turn.

Step 5: Earn bonus points
Earn two bonus strokes by hitting another player’s ball with your ball. This is called roqueting. With your bonus strokes you can hit your ball, hit both balls, or – with your ball touching the other ball, and holding your ball down with your foot – knock the other one away.

Tip
If a ball is sent over the boundary, place it one mallet-length (about three feet) inside the boundary and resume play from there.

Step 6: Win the game
The first player to pass through all wickets in proper order and hit the turning stake and finishing stake is the winner. Other players may continue playing to determine who finishes second, third, and so on.

Did You Know?
The word mall comes from the original French name for croquet, paille-maille, which means ball-mallet.

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