Ben Banks wins the 66 Pro Tour event at Old Thorns

Ben Banks from West Surrey won the latest 66 Pro Tour event at Old Thorns, Hampshire after a dramatic five-man play off.

Old Thorns winner Ben Banks

On September 1st a field of 62 professionals competed in the third event of the 66 Pro Tour schedule (opens in new tab) at Old Thorns (opens in new tab), Hampshire.

In very testing conditions, Ben Banks (West Surrey) came out on top with a leading score of 74 (+2) after a five-man play off. Each event so far on the 66 Pro Tour (opens in new tab) has ended in a play-off, creating an exciting climax. Banks calmly rolled in a six-foot par putt at the par three 10th to win the top prize of £3000.

Runners up were James Ablett (Lee-on Solent), Chris Baron (Selsdon Park), Daniel Brooks (Mill Hill) and Jon Evans (Wentworth).

The last chance for players to qualify for the Grand Final (opens in new tab) will be at the fourth event on the tour, (opens in new tab) at East Sussex National (opens in new tab) on the 28th September.

Full details including the schedule, results and online entry form are available on www.66protour.com (opens in new tab)

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