Craig Hinton has become the first player to win twice on the 2015 Jamega Pro Golf Tour with victory at The Wychwood Golf Club near Chipping Norton at the end of June. He produced consistent rounds of 68 and 69 to finish seven under par and one shot clear of Liam Crawford. Hinton had to be on top of his game to hold off the Foxhills Golf Club professional who did not drop a shot over the two days. Both finished with birdies at the par four final hole, but Crawford was left rueing a near miss to force a play-off.
Having also won the season’s second Jamega Tour event at Dummer Golf Club in Hampshire in May, Hinton’s victory lifts him to third place in the Jamega order of merit behind James Ruebotham and David Dixon.
Hinton commented, “I hit the ball well and played pretty solid golf. I have been all year. Wychwood is a nice resort course, firm and bouncy in places with good greens. It was in great condition and I enjoy my golf more when the weather is like this. It’s not as motivating when it’s lashing down with rain.”