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Welch Open Amateur: Craig Hinton blows away field

Lynne Cowan of amateurgolf.com    view all articles from this source
published 27 May 2012

see also: Welsh Open Stroke Play Championship and Craig Hinton's rankings profile


Craig Hinton
MONMOUTHSHIRE, Wales (May 27, 2012) -- Craig Hinton of the Oxfordshire GC shot rounds of 70 and 67 the final day to win the Welch Amateur Open Stroke Play by a margin of seven strokes.

Hinton's tournament total of 7-under par 281 (69-64-70-67) on the par 72 Prestatyn GC was seven ahead of second place finisher, Vaughn McCall of Gore, who finished at even par 288 (72-75-70-71.) McCall is the reigning New Zealand Amateur champion.

Sam Binning of Ranfurly Castle in Scotland finished in third at 1-over par 289 (74-74-70-71) while Scott Crichton of Abverdour in Scotland and Rhys Enoch of Truro in Wales carded 2-over-par 290's.

Welsh Open Stroke Play Championship: Top Finishers

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Golfweek/amateurgolf.com Player Rankings points events
Place    Player Scores
1 England Craig Hinton, England 69-75-70-67--281
2 New Zealand Vaughan McCall, New Zealand 72-75-70-71--288
3 Scotland Sam Binning, Scotland 74-74-70-71--289
T4 Scotland Scott Crichton, Scotland 70-76-72-72--290
T4 Wales Rhys Enoch, Wales 73-72-72-73--290
6 Wales Rhys Pugh, Wales 72-76-71-72--291
T7 Wales Richard Bentham, Wales 70-72-74-76--292
T7 England Luke Jackson, England 67-73-74-78--292
9 England Michael Hearn, England 72-76-71-74--293
T10 England Paul Kinnear, England 79-71-72-74--296
T10 Wales James Frazer, Wales 71-73-77-75--296
T10 Wales Nigel Edwards, Wales 70-80-69-77--296
T1 Scotland Brian Soutar, Scotland 73-73-72-80--298
13 Scotland Colin Thomson, Scotland 75-76-75-71--297
T14 England Adam Chapman, England 74-72-78-74--298
T14 Wales Joe Vickery, Wales 74-75-75-74--298
T14 England Matthew Moseley, England 77-74-72-75--298
T14 England Harry Casey, England 72-80-70-76--298
T19 England Richard James, England 73-78-77-71--299
T19 England Ben Loughrey, England 75-74-74-76--299
T19 England Ben Stow, England 75-77-69-78--299
T22 England Robert Sutton, England 73-75-79-73--300
T22 Scotland Adam Dunton, Scotland 73-76-76-75--300
T22 Wales David Boote, Wales 75-77-73-75--300
T25 England James Bolton, England 76-76-76-73--301
T25 England Ryan Thomas, England 75-76-75-75--301
T25 England Tom Hayes, England 77-75-74-75--301
T25 Wales Craig Melding, Wales 77-75-74-75--301
T25 Scotland Scott Gibson, Scotland 74-76-75-76--301
T25 England Daryl Callster, England 74-78-72-77--301
T25 Wales Will Jones, Wales 75-70-76-80--301
T32 England Obediah Ayton, England 77-75-77-73--302
T32 Wales Jason Shufflebotham, Wales 76-74-77-75--302
T34 England Ben Robinson, England 73-71-85-75--304
T34 England Matt Wallace, England 74-77-75-78--304
T34 Scotland Gordon Stevenson, Scotland 74-75-76-79--304
37 Scotland Scott Larkin, Scotland 76-76-77-76--305
T38 England Ashley Chesters, England 78-74-79-75--306
T38 Wales Jonathan Bale, Wales 71-77-80-78--306
T38 Wales Carwyn Hammond, Wales 74-75-79-78--306
T38 England Matt Foster, England 75-74-78-79--306

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