Nigel Heydon has won the West Midlands Open this Bank Holiday Monday with victory over Andy Hamilton. Heydon added the BDO ranked, title to the Darts for Heroes trophy that he claimed the day before.
England International Heydon, who has reached both PDC and BDO World Championships, had had a quiet 2019 so far. It seems he has reemerged in fine style.
In reaching the final ‘The Undertaker’ defeated Wayne Wall, Gary Stone before defeating Andy Hamilton 6-5 in the final.
Among those contesting the tournament were PDC star names such as Kevin Painter, Colin Osborne and former champion Nick Fullwell. The final stages were truly gripping with 6 out of 7 matches going to a deciding leg!
Dan Nicholls 4-5 Andy Hamilton
Nick Fullwell 4-5 Jason Heaver
Kevin Painter 4-5 Gary Stone
Wayne Wall 2-5 Nigel Heydon
Andy Hamilton 5-4 Jason Heaver
Gary Stone 4-5 Nigel Heydon
Andy Hamilton 5-6 Nigel Heydon
Keep your eye out for a feature on the Darts for Heroes event that Nigel claimed over the weekend. Unusually, for a charity open, it is in its tenth year and goes from strength to strength.