Tony Sontag

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Tony Sontag
Personal information
Born3 March 1956
London, England
DiedJuly 24, 2018(2018-07-24) (aged 62)
London, England
Home town Edmonton, London
Darts information
Playing darts since1969
Darts15 Gram
Laterality Right-handed
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 1978–1987
BDO majors – best performances
World Ch'ship Last 16: 1980
World Masters Semi Final: 1978
Other tournament wins
TournamentYears
Bullseye Darts Championship
Swedish Open
Royal Hawaiian Open
1979
1980
1981

Tony Sontag (2 March 1956 – 24 July 2018) was an English professional darts player.

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Darts career

Sontag reached the semi finals of the 1978 British Open, losing to the eventual winner Eric Bristow. He reached the semi finals of the 1978 Winmau World Masters, defeating Doug McCarthy and Charlie Ellix before losing to Tony Brown. Sontag played in the 1979 BDO World Darts Championship, losing in the first round to Ronnie Davis. He won the Bullseye Darts Championship later in the year. He reached the second round of the 1980 BDO World Darts Championship, beating Rab Smith in the first round before losing to Leighton Rees. He reached the final of the 1980 Dutch Open, losing to fellow Englishman Brian Fenby. He went on to win the 1980 Swedish Open, beating another Englishman Gordon Watson in the final. He returned to Jollees for a third time for the 1981 BDO World Darts Championship, losing in the first round to American Nicky Virachkul. Sontag Quit the BDO in 1987.

Sontag died 24 July 2018.[ citation needed ]

World Championship results

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