Michael Watson’s staggering recent form continued at Tehidy Park where he scooped his eighth win in 29 days to maintain his total supremacy in the West.

This time the Wessex Golf Centre man, pictured, managed to ease out Cornwall pair Grant Slater and Chris Gill by one shot with an unspectacular but steady two-under-par 69 over the tricky Cornish course.

He dropped a shot at the 329-yard third, drew level at the next and accelerated with further gains at the sixth, eighth and 12th before shedding his only other shot at the stroke index one 15th that claimed many victims throughout the day.

Watson took a long time to show his true form this year and only collected his first win at Cotswold Hills on June 2.

But he was the outstanding success on tour in July. He collected two Order of Merit wins at Dudsbury and in the Forest Classic and five other Pro-Am triumphs until continuing where he left off by claiming his first win in August.

Slater’s talents are displayed so little in the summer because of his Trevose commitments, but he invariably features near the top when he does compete.

He finished in the top seven for the sixth time in seven outings, making birdies at the sixth, 11th and 18th.