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|Born||3 March 1956|
|Died||July 24, 2018 62) (aged|
|Home town||Edmonton, London|
|Playing darts since||1969|
|Organisation (see split in darts)|
|BDO majors – best performances|
|World Ch'ship||Last 16: 1980|
|World Masters||Semi Final: 1978|
|Other tournament wins|
|Bullseye Darts Championship|
Royal Hawaiian Open
Tony Sontag (2 March 1956 – 24 July 2018) was an English professional darts player.
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 ]
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