Wes Newton, a finalist at the UK Open in 2011, booked his place as an amateur for the first time at Chorlton.
Newton will have happy memories of the UK Open, he was at the very first incarnation of the event in 2003 and hit a 9 dart finish at the 2013 competition.
It will be his 14th appearance in the event, which puts him in the top 15 players in terms all time-appearances
In addition to his run to the final in 2011, he has reached the last eight two times.
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Remaining 2019 Qualifier Event dates
South Benfleet, 09/02