Mark comes from a bowls hybrid background in that he is also a rated Crown Green player in the Blackpool Area but is definately no slouch on the rinks in the Indoor Arena.
Mark deservedly won a ‘Tourcard’ entry into the 2014-15 season of WBT events and went on to to gain a quarter final place in both the Scottish and International Opens which earned him enough points to topple out newcomer, Wayne Hogg to 17th place and gained Mark the 16th placing in that seasons WBT Ranking List. Going into the 2016-17 season Mark had gained a further quarter final appearance which kept him in the WBT Rankings for the 2017-18 season and riding to No. 12.
Winning the 2018 World Indoor Singles Title propelled Mark to number 9 for the 2018-19 season and he has earned a deserved respect from the players on the Tour as ‘one to watch’. Sliding just one place after the end of season points shuffle this year Mark will be looking to gain a few rounds and points this season.
|Date of Birth||07 January 1983|
|Marital Staus/Children||Married with 2 children, Thomas and Freddie|
|Indoor Club||Blackpool Newton Hall|
|Outdoor Club||plays Crown Green|
|Bowls Manufacturer Outdoor|
|Favourite Food||Ice Creams|
|Hobbies||Crown Green Bowler, 6 a side football and running|
|Other items of interest||Spending time with family|
2017 World No. 12
|2015||QF||The Co-operative Funeralcare International Open|
|2014||QF||Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish Open|
|2009||QF||Gravells Welsh International Open|
2018 English National Pairs Champion
|2014||British Isles Singles winner|
|2013||National Singles winner|
|2012||National Mixed 4’s winner|
|2010||British Isles Triples winner|
|2009||National Triples winner|
|2006||England International since|
|2005||National U’25 Champion outdoor|
|2005||National U’25 Champion Indoor|