They’ve been competing on and off since February and on 14th October 2019 Greg Harlow was crowned the winner of Grand Prix Bowls 2019.
The 33-week competition in Lincoln saw 24 players compete, with names including Nick Brett, Mark Royal, Wayne Willgress and Janice Gower taking part.
Danny Brown, Jason Greenslade and Greg made it to the last three, and had to play each other twice, before Greg and Jason played the final in the afternoon. The score was 9-5, 8-3 to Greg.
Greg has competed in the competition for 10 years, and has won it before, and once again took home a trophy and small cheque. Greg hasn’t had time to celebrate as he had to be back at Potters to organise and run bowls competitions on Resort!
We caught up with Greg, who said: “I’m really chuffed to have won the competition and the win makes me feel confident about the next few months as I am in good form. Grand Prix Bowls is great practice ahead of the Scottish International Open in a few weeks time and, of course, the Just 2020 World Indoor Bowls Championships at Potters Resort in January.”
After the success of our 2019 bowls cruise, we are bowled over to say that we are doing it all again in 2020. Book your place and jump on board our nine-night ‘Isles of the UK’ bowls cruise, which departs Dover on 15th July 2020 on Fred. Olsen's Boudicca.The British Isles has breathtaking scenery, endless countryside, lots of [...]
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