World Croquet Federation

World Croquet Federation
Sport Croquet
Abbreviation WCF
Founded 1986
President Amir Ramsis Naguib
Secretary Stephen Mulliner
Official website

The World Croquet Federation (WCF) encourages, promotes and develops the recognised versions of the game of croquet internationally at all levels. National croquet associations around the world are members of the WCF, and the WCF sanctions championship croquet tournaments worldwide. The official rules of Golf Croquet are maintained by the WCF.

Member Countries

Croquet playing Nations must satisfy strict criteria prior to membership being accepted by the WCF.[1]

Full Members

Australia, Canada, Egypt, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, and United States of America are Full Members of the WCF (as of 6 June 2016).

Associate Members

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Latvia, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and Wales are Associate Members of the WCF (as of 6 June 2016).

Observer Nations

Finland, Georgia, India, Isle of Man, Italy, Jersey, Portugal, Russia and Uruguay are Observer Nations of the WCF (as of 6 June 2016).

World Champions (Singles)

Association Croquet

YearWinnerRunner UpVenue
1989 Joe Hogan Mark Avery Hurlingham, London, England
1990 Robert Fulford Mark Saurin Hurlingham, London, England
1991 John Walters David Openshaw Hurlingham, London, England
1992 Robert Fulford John Walters Newport, Rhode Island, USA
1994 Robert Fulford Chris Clarke Carden Park, England
1995 Chris Clarke Robert Fulford Fontenay le Comte, France
1997 Robert Fulford Stephen Mulliner Bunbury, WA, Australia
2001 Reg Bamford Robert Fulford Hurlingham, London, England
2002 Robert Fulford Toby Garrison Wellington, New Zealand
2005 Reg Bamford Robert Fulford Cheltenham, England
2008 Chris Clarke Stephen Mulliner Christchurch, New Zealand
2009 Reg Bamford Ben Rothman West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
2012 Reg Bamford Robert Fletcher Adelaide, Australia
2013 Robert Fletcher Paddy Chapman London, England
2016 Stephen Mulliner David Maloof West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
2018 Paddy Chapman Reg Bamford Wellington, New Zealand

Women's Association Croquet

YearWinnerRunner UpVenue
2012 Jenny Clarke Alison Sharpe Cairnlea, Australia
2015 Miranda Chapman Gabrielle Higgins Nottingham, England

Golf Croquet

YearWinnerRunner UpVenue
1996 Khalid Younis Hisham Abousbaa Milan, Italy
1997 Salah Hassan Walid Salah Cairo, Egypt
1998 Khalid Younis Mik Mehas Leamington Spa, England
2000 Salah Hassan Yasser Esmat Cairo, Egypt
2002 Khalid Younis Salah Hassan West Palm Beach, USA
2004 Ahmed Nasr Dennis Bulloch Southwick, England
2006 Mohammed Nasr Salah Hassan Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
2008 Ahmed Nasr Reg Bamford Cape Town, South Africa
2011 Mark McInerney Hisham Abousbaa Hurlingham, London, England
2013 Reg Bamford Ahmed Nasr Cairo, Egypt
2015 Ahmed El Mahdi Hami Erian Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
2017 Reg Bamford Ahmed Nasr Melbourne, Australia

Women's Golf Croquet

YearWinnerRunner UpVenue
2005 Nahed Hassan Iman El Faransawi Cairo, Egypt
2007 Iman El Faransawi Marwa Moustafa Dublin, Ireland
2009 Alix Verge Iman El Faransawi Cairnlea, Victoria, Australia
2011 Rachel Rowe Jenny Clarke Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
2014 Judith Hanekom Jenny Clarke Cairo, Egypt

World Champions (Teams)

Association Croquet

Tier 1
YearWinnerRunner UpVenue
2010 Great Britain New Zealand Various, England
2014 New Zealand England Various, New Zealand
2017 Australia England Mission Hills, California, USA
Tier 2
YearWinnerRunner UpVenue
2010 Wales South Africa Hurlingham, England
2014 Ireland Wales Carrickmines, Ireland
2017 Wales Scotland Sussex, England

Golf Croquet

Tier 1
YearWinnerRunner UpVenue
2012 Egypt New Zealand Johannesburg, South Africa
2016 New Zealand Egypt Surbiton, England
Tier 2
YearWinnerRunner UpVenue
2012 Wales Belgium Cairo, Egypt
2016 Australia Spain Bath, England

National Associations


  1. "WCF Members". Retrieved 2016-06-06.
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