Hood and Scutt Seal Challenge Tour Success

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Connor Scutt and Justin Hood were victorious on Saturday, in winning Challenge Tour Events 13 & 14 respectively, as the third weekend of the PDC’s second tier tour season continued in Leicester. 

Former Tour Card Holder, Scutt, reached the final of Event 13 firstly by recording victories against Daniel Ayres, Andy Boulton, Paul Mitchell, Charlie Symons, Sebastian Bialecki, Bradley Brooks and Richie Burnett, to set up a clash with Dragutin Horvat. 

The final saw ‘The Sniper’ dominate the entirety of the tie, as he whitewashed Horvat, 5-0, with winning legs coming in 16,14,16,19 and 15 darts respectively, to pick up a maiden PDC title as well as the £2,500 top prize. 

In Event 14, Justin Hood was victorious, as he reached the final firstly by recording victories against Reece Robinson, Ben Adams, Jamie Atkins, Michel Unterbuchner, Chris Hurds, Jarno Bottenberg and Christian Kist, to set up a clash with Dragutin Horvat.  

The final began with Hood racing into a 2-0 lead with winning legs coming in 13 and 12 darts respectively, before Horvat halved the deficit in Leg Three with a 15 dart hold of throw, which ultimately turned out to be his only leg won in the tie.

Hood rattled off three legs on the spin to defeat The German 5-1 and pick up his maiden PDC title, as well as the £2,500 top prize.  

The PDC Winmau Challenge Tour weekend concludes on Sunday with Event 15 taking place in Leicester as play commences from 10:00 BST, with all live scores and results to be viewed at tv.dartconnect.com  

PDC Winmau Challenge Tour: Event 13 

Quarter Finals 

Liam Goyne 5-2 Noa-Lynn Van Leuven  

Dragutin Horvat 5-3 Wayne Jones 

Connor Scutt 5-2 Bradley Brooks 

Richie Burnett 5-4 Kai Gotthardt 

Semi Finals 

Dragutin Horvat 5-2 Liam Goyne 

Connor Scutt 5-4 Richie Burnett 


Connor Scutt 5-0 Dragutin Horvat 

PDC Winmau Challenge Tour: Event 14 

Quarter Finals 

David Evans 5-3 Sebastian Bialecki  

Dragutin Horvat 5-3 Stefaan Henderyck  

Christian Kist 5-0 John Henderson 

Justin Hood 5-0 Jarno Bottenberg 

Semi Finals 

Dragutin Horvat 5-3 David Evans 

Justin Hood 5-3 Christian Kist 


Justin Hood 5-1 Dragutin Horvat 


Image: PDC


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