Paul Wharton wins Welsh Open Seniors Championship
Paul Wharton (Woodhall Spa) won the event, held at Wrexham GC on 26-28 June, following a birdie 2 at the first hole of a sudden death playoff with overnight leader, Rich Jones (Rotherham GC), and will, as a result, rise comfortably into the top 10 of the English Seniors Order of Merit.
Having started the day tied 3rd on Level Par 140, 3 adrift of the leader and 1 behind Richard Latham (Woodhall Spa), Paul posted a 69 for a total of 209 (70,70,69) to tie with Jones (69,67,73). Richard finished 3rd on his own at +1, 211 (70,69,72).
Two of our other players, both Woodhall Spa, made the 36 hole cut and secured commendable finishes, Les Toyne finished T19 on +10 (69,75,76) and Simon Ostrom T23 on +11 (72,74,75).