The 34-year-old’s success units a brand new file within the match, usurping Derek Hearns’ tally of seven wins.
Davis has beforehand come near qualifying for the World Snooker Tour by way of Q College however was delay by the prices concerned with enjoying on the worldwide circuit.
Aberdeen snooker star Marc Davis hasn’t given up hope of turning skilled after claiming an eighth North of Scotland Championship.
With no assured prize cash – as a result of first spherical match losers obtain nothing – Davis believes he would require sponsorship to assist him flip skilled.
Though relaxed about his future prospects he says if the monetary backing was in place he would have one other go at qualifying for the tour.
Davis mentioned: “I’m enjoying for enjoyment for the time being and I’m having fun with it greater than I ever have as a result of there isn’t a stress about getting on the tour or enjoying in tour occasions as a prime up.
“Profitable the primary North of Scotland was in all probability the perfect feeling of all of them, in all probability as a result of I used to be new to the sport and it was a giant achievement.
“I might say the usual of the highest gamers has bought higher within the final 10 years than it’s ever been.
“To have the ability to beat Derek’s file was an honour, he dominated snooker in Aberdeen within the 90s and into the 2000s.
“It’s the age outdated factor with backing, you possibly can’t do all of the travelling required with a traditional job.
“It is advisable have a really well-paid job and a boss that’s keen to let you have got the day without work.
“If I may enhance my work profession that may enhance my snooker profession as effectively, I feel.
“I imagine I may get to Q College and qualify once more, but it surely’s the off desk stuff which is tougher.
“If I discover the backing then I might positively go to Q College, I’ve watched individuals I do know and have crushed doing effectively.
“There’s no purpose why I can’t compete at that degree.”