Final-day 66 clinches title for consistent Doak

By Dave Edwards

Published: 17/05/2008

Chris Doak won the Northern Open championship and a cheque for £8,000 at the Spey Valley course at Aviemore with eight birdies in a stunning six-under-par final round of 66.

The Greenock-based professional ended the tournament on 274, 14 under par for his four rounds. Remarkably it was his eighth sub-par tournament round in a row, giving him his third successive Tartan Tour win this term.

After walking off the 18th green, the likeable Doak said triumphantly: “I don't think I've ever played better golf in my life than I have done in recent weeks, so now I have to keep it going.

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