Andrew Wilson – The newest Mr 59

Andrew Wilson shot a spectacular round of 59 to win the North East & North West PGA Bamburgh Castle Golf Club Pro Am as the packed summer schedule continued on the professional circuit.

Andrew, a Challenge Tour member, returned to the North East following a string of victories around the country to post a nine under-par round of 59 on the Northumberland coast. Simon Calvert, Michael Nesbit and Andrew Scrimshaw shared second place with rounds of 65 – six shots back.

Meanwhile, Ryan Pittiglio picked up his first win as a professional with a six under-par round of 64 in the Brancepeth Castle Pro Am.

David Clark, from Morpeth Golf Club, added to his victory at the NENW PGA Championship earlier this season with a two-shot victory over Vince Guest in the Bishop Auckland Pro Am with a six under-par round of 66.

In the Hexham Golf Club Pro Am, Chris McDonnell returned to his roots to post a six under-par round of 64 and lead the field by two shots as David picked up another second place finish alongside South Moor-based Mark Ridley.

In the Goswick Golf Club Pro Am, Vince Guest’s round of 65 saw him lead the field by two shots as Paul O’Hara finished in second place.

Meanwhile, Andrew continued his fine form this summer with victory in the Carus Green Pro Am.

Andrew, who shot a 59 at Bamburgh Castle in the NENW PGA pro am the day before, posted a 10 under-par round of 60 to win the event.

He then almost went on to make it three wins in as many days, shooting a round of 62 at Windermere Golf Club to finish in a tie for second place in the 2020protour event.

At the end of August, Challenge Tour member Andrew was fourth in the season-long 2020protour order of merit following a win at Willow Valley in August along with his victories at Worsley Park, Worksop and Rockliffe Hall. He has also picked up a win on the 1836Tour this year while having to focus on playing events closer to home.