Harry Watkins hangs on to win Welsh Open Stroke Play Championship
28 Apr 2024
by Amit Pandey of AmateurGolf.com

see also: View results for Welsh Amateur Stroke Play, Tenby Golf Club, Harry Watkins Rankings

Harry Watkins (Wales Golf photo)
Harry Watkins (Wales Golf photo)

Harry Watkins, representing the Royal Porthcawl Golf Club in Wales, clinched victory at the Welsh Open Stroke Play Championship held at Tenby Golf Club, the oldest links golf course in Wales. He secured a one-shot win with an impressive score of 14-under 274, following his rounds of 65-69-67-73.

Watkins, a former senior at Lincoln Memorial University, maintained a commanding five-shot lead as he entered the final round with a score of 15-under 201. Despite struggling throughout the round, he finished with a 1-over 73.

Meanwhile, Tomi Bowen shot a blazing final round of 65. Bowen, hailing from Welshpool, carded rounds of 72-68-70-65, securing the runner-up position just one shot behind at 13-under par.

Last year, Watkins secured the 45th position at the Welsh Men’s Amateur Championship and the 21st spot at the Scottish Men’s Open Championship.

The tournament, which started in 1967, marked the sixth edition hosted by Tenby Golf Club. A total of 110 golfers participated, with 71 successfully making it through the halfway cut.

Results: Welsh Amateur Stroke Play
1WalesHarry WatkinsWales40065-69-67-73=274
2WalesTomi BowenWales30072-68-70-65=275
3WalesMatt RobertsWales20067-68-71-71=277
T4EnglandJacob KelsoEngland20069-67-71-71=278
T4WalesJoe JonesWales20069-71-67-71=278

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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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