Rich Hatton organised a one day event at QP on November 3rd which attracted 28 competitors. After 2 rounds Richard had a 6 shot lead in the Advanced Amateur Division, and in fact his score was better than anyone in the Open Division. The full results are posted at the PDGA website and show that a storming final round by Jonnie Morris on the short course moved him into a tie with Ivan Bromage in the Open Division. Hatton extended his lead to 8 in the Advanced Amateur Division. In the Intermediate Amateur Division, Phil Sumner
The BDGA Tour was set for an exciting climax at the 10th and final event at Burnlaw in Northumberland on 29-30th September. Derek Robins, Jester Wilson and Dan Ryan knew that if they won at Burnlaw, they would win the Tour, but course pro Chris O’Brien and defending Burnlaw Champion Neil Webber also fancied their chances of winning the event, and a win for either of them would hand the tour title to Wilson. With high winds forecast fo r the weekend, any loss of nerve, or tentative shot-making, was likely to be cruelly exposed, and thus the scene was set for exciting golf...
What a great weekend of disc golf! We had 59 players taking part, including all the top players on the BDGA Tour, right through to some with only a few months experience. Conditions were perfect: dry and bright but with enough wind to make things really challenging on the tough "Black" course layout.
In the Open division, there was a great deal at stake as this was also the penultimate event in the closely contested British Tour. QP's Neil Webber made the best start and after 2 rounds he lead by 1 shot from Derek Robins and Jester Wilson, with Dan Ryan 2 shots further back.