The Essex Masters is seen as ‘the big one’ that kicks off the UK’s Sporting competition circuit each year, attracting well over 1,000 shooters from all over the UK and beyond. The 2024 competition runs for a whole week, at Hepworth Hall near Halstead in Essex, culminating on 28 April. It is shot over two courses of 100 targets each in a single day, so it’s a marathon rather than a sprint – and all the big names are chasing the trophy. Browning shooter Nick Hendrick shoots a phenomenal 194 ex-200 early in the week, but with some of the sport’s top shots still to compete, can his score hold the lead and win?

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