The 2017 Winmau 501 National Championships
Myrtle Beach, SC
On October 27th, 2017 the USSDA held the first ever Winmau 501 National Championship in Myrtle Beach, SC. The event was hosted by the Ghost on the Coast and crowned a Men's and Ladies National Champion. There we 42 men and 9 women after having a late cancellation due to airlines issues.
They started off with a seeding bracket before moving into a knockout round of long format best 4 of 7 legs. The ladies had 9 players in 2 brackets while there were 42 players making up 10 brackets for the men.
The event saw a lot of closely contested matches where the outcome was in doubt right up to the last dart.
In the Ladies Finals, Sandy Hudson of Greater Greenville Darts won 4-0 over Candi Ellis of Revolver Darts.
In the tight Men's Final Joe Efter of Coastal Empire Dart League edged Danny Delfino of Greater Greenville Darts 4-3 to claim the title.
Ladies 501 National Champion
Greater Greenville Darts
Men's 501 National Champion
Coastal Empire Dart League