RAYMOND SMITH has secured a debut at the William Hill World Darts Championship from the DPA Australian Pro Tour rankings.
Smith, who impressed at the Brisbane Darts Masters last month, secured an unassailable lead at the top of the DPA Order of Merit by winning Friday's opening event of the season's final weekend.
Smith overcame fellow Queenslander Gordon Mathers 6-2 in Friday's final, having also seen off Rob Modra and Laurie Loch in the final stages.
The weekend at the Brook Hotel in Brisbane continues on Saturday and Sunday with Events 17 and 18 to complete the DPA's Harrows Pro Tour season.
DPA Harrows Pro Tour
Event 16, Brisbane
Raymond Smith 6-3 Rob Modra
Laurie Loch 6-4 Bill Aitken
Gordon Mathers 6-2 Stuart Leach
Mike Bonser 6-5 Robbie King
Raymond Smith 6-5 Laurie Loch
Gordon Mathers 6-4 Mike Bonser
Raymond Smith 6-2 Gordon Mathers