Elite 1

DETERMINATION. BOLDNESS. ASSURANCE. BRAVERY. ENERGY. COURAGE. PERSISTENCE. HEART. MOTIVATION. PASSION. DRIVE. DEDICATION.

YOU ARE THE FUTURE.

We pulled together the Elite 1 programme so that we could discover the next generation of pro darts players, and work with the best of the best youth players to help them, alongside their management, to develop their talents to tour card level.

As part of Elite 1, our youth players will receive mentoring from BDO legend - Darryl Fitton. They will have access to the best Target products and we will work with them to help refine their set-up to ensure they get the best out of their equipment, and to guarantee that their darts work for each individual's unique throw.

Could you be the future of darts?

Leighton Bennett

ANNOUNCING …

We are delighted to announce that teenage sensation Leighton Bennett will continue to be a member of Elite 1. 'Boom Boom' joined Target's youth training programme at the age of 12, and in the last 2-years, has been crowned the BDO World Youth Champion as well as being the youngest player to ever compete at the Men's World Championship.

When asked how it felt to re-sign with Elite 1, "I am just happy to be here with some of the best players in the world." - Leighton Bennett

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HEADED UP BY DARRYL FITTON

One of the most high-profile stars of BDO darts, 'The Dazzler' is one of the most revered and respected players, with arguably one of the most popular walk-ons ever seen. With 2 major titles and 2 televised 9-dart finishes, we are immensely proud to sponsor Darryl

Darryl joined Target in 2013 seeking a strong grip for his throw and wanted us to create a range that reflected his passion for the game of darts. After working with Darryl for many years, in 2018 Darryl joined Target as Head of Youth Development, working with our Elite 1 Youth Players to perfect their set-up, offer mentoring advice and scouting for new players.

LEIGHTON BENNETT - 2019 BDO World Youth Darts Champion
Jarred Cole
Bradley Brooks
Killian Heffernan
Nathan Girvan
Nico Schlund
John Brown
Nathan Rafferty