DAVID Platt won the 2016 Dartsplayers Australia Oceanic Masters, held at the Mollymook Beach Bowls and Recreation Club at the weekend and therefore secured a spot in the William Hill World Darts Championship.
Perth-based Platt finished second behind Corey Cadby in the 2016 DPA Australian Grand Prix rankings, meaning that he missed out on automatic World Championship qualification earlier in the weekend.
However, he bounced back to defeat New Zealand's Cody Harris 6-nil in the Oceanic Masters final on Sunday.
After winning through the round-robin stage and enjoying victories against Bill Aitken, Damon Heta, Lawrence Ryder and Rob Szabo, Platt produced finishes of 140 and 126 during his whitewash of Harris in the final.
Platt's success means that he will be making his third World Championship appearance will be joined by DPA number one Cadby and DPNZ qualifier Warren Parry in travelling from Oceania to the UK in December to compete in the World Championship.
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