Julian Kelkel from Germany is the leader of the European FootGolf Trophy Tour (EFTT). He only missed the Norwegian open, but it is understandable, it was in the same time with the French stage. He is focusing the home tournament next week, but will he be the leader after this two cup and what does he need to win the whole Trophy Tour?
What should we know about the current leader of the EFTT?
I was born in Germany, I´m 25 years old and I´m studying media and communication management. I currently live in Salzburg, work and write from there my bachelor thesis. I started to play football at the age of three but I have paused since February. I played as a striker in the Saarland League and hope that I can begin again someday.
How do you rate your performance in the tour?
I am very pleased and happy with the results so far and I frankly haven´t expected it. I love to learn from my own mistakes, to remedy that and to take some positive experiences for myself. Of course I would be very happy to finish the tournament as a winner for the first time, but that cannot be forced. Therefore, it does not take me the rest or can cramp me, but I enjoy every tournament as usual and try to give my best like any other player.
Can you hold your leading place until the end?
I’d be lying if I did not like to finish the tour as a winner, though that would be a dream, but I have fulfilled my childhood dream in 2013, so I see it very relaxed. There are many stations, it’s only half-time and it will happen a lot. Among the top 5 to include at the end would be really great for me.
Why can you be the best in Europe?
First of all, every player has the individual skills to be one of the best players in the world. My way of playing is to play no risky but a safe game.
Are you going to Ireland or the next one is Germany?
Unfortunately, I have to miss Ireland, but my next station will be the German FootGolf Open at home.