Welch Open Amateur: Craig Hinton blows away field
27 May 2012
by Lynne Cowan of AmateurGolf.com

see also: Pyle and Kenfig Golf Club, Craig Hinton Rankings

Craig Hinton
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.

ABOUT THE Welsh Amateur Stroke Play

The Welsh Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship is open to Male Amateur Golfers of all Nationalities. 72-hole stroke play championship.

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Results For Welsh Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship
1EnglandCraig HintonEngland70069-75-70-67--281
2New ZealandVaughan McCallNew Zealand50072-75-70-71--288
3ScotlandSam BinningScotland40074-74-70-71--289
T4ScotlandScott CrichtonScotland40070-76-72-72--290
T4WalesRhys EnochWales40073-72-72-73--290

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