The former quarter-finalist at the 2007 World Darts Championship has already been successful on the Challenge Tour in the past. Tabern is one of five players to have won four titles on the PDC Challenge Tour.
Three of them date from 2014, while Tabern also won one Challenge Tour tournament in 2017. The 55-year-old darts veteran could become the first player to win five Challenge Tour titles. The other four players with four titles are Ross Smith, Cameron Menzies, Jan Dekker and Colin Fowler, all players who will not compete on the secondary circuit of the PDC this season.
The PDC Challenge Tour 2022 will kick off on the weekend of January 21-23 with the first five of a total of 24 tournaments.