By winning six (6) Open Singles and earning enough points from 22 Open Singles events nationwide becoming the fastest rising darts player in the country, Cagayan de Oro’s MICHAEL VIOLA was named the 2018 Chris Sports Darter of the Year.
Viola won the Hinugyaw Open in Koronadal City, the first ranking event in 2018, his 3rd national championship and earned the National Masters title. He closed 2018 winning the Huling Hirit last December 27 in Davao City.
Viola is now ranked 6th in the National Darts Federation of the Philippines National Player Rankings. Incidentally, another player from Cagayan de Oro – Alexis Toylo ranked 2nd nationwide.