2007–08 curling season

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The 2007-08 curling season began in September 2007 and ended in April 2008.

Season of Champions top three finishes[edit]

(Only team's skip listed)

Event Winner Runner-up Third place
Canadian Mixed  Alberta (Ross)  Ontario (Turcotte)  Nova Scotia (Burgess)
TSN Skins Game Kevin Martin Wayne Middaugh Glenn Howard
Brad Gushue
Continental Cup Canada United States North America Europe Europe
Canadian Juniors (men's)  Quebec (Dion)  Ontario (Fanset)  Prince Edward Island (Gallant)
Canadian Juniors (women's)  Manitoba (Lawes)  Saskatchewan (McVicar)  Nova Scotia (Pearsons)
Scotties Tournament of Hearts  Manitoba (Jones)  Alberta (Kleibrink)  Ontario (S. Middaugh)
Tim Hortons Brier  Alberta (Martin)  Ontario (G. Howard)  Saskatchewan (Simmons)
World Junior Championships (men's)  United States (Plys)  Sweden (Eriksson)  Canada (Dion)
World Junior Championships (women's)  Scotland (Muirhead)  Sweden (Östlund)  Canada (Lawes)
Canada Cup (men's) Kevin Koe Kevin Martin Brad Gushue
Canada Cup (women's) Stefanie Lawton Kelly Scott Cheryl Bernard
Canadian Seniors (men's)  Saskatchewan (Hritzuk)  New Brunswick (R. Howard)  Nova Scotia (Rafuse)
Canadian Seniors (women's)  British Columbia (Sanders)  Ontario (Pearson)  Alberta (Turner)
Women's World Championships  Canada (Jones)  China (Wang B.)   Switzerland (Ott)
Men's World Championships  Canada (Martin)  Scotland (Murdoch)  Norway (Ulsrud)

Other events[edit]

Event Winner Runner-up Third place
European Mixed  Wales (Meikle)  Denmark (Ostrowski)  Germany (Schöpp)
Pacific Championships (men's)  China (Wang F.)  Australia (Millikin)  New Zealand (Becker)
Pacific Championships (women's)  China (Wang B.)  Japan (Meguro)  South Korea (Park)
European Championships (men's)  Scotland (Murdoch)  Norway (Ulsrud)  Denmark (Frederiksen)
European Championships (women's)  Sweden (Norberg)  Scotland (Wood)  Denmark (Nielsen)
European Junior Challenge (men's)  Czech Republic (Chaloupek)  Poland (Wachulak)  France (Vincent)
European Junior Challenge (women's)  Germany (Templin)  Italy (Apollonio)  Czech Republic (Kubeska)
Pacific Juniors (men's)  China (Zang)  Japan (Sakamoto)  South Korea (Lee)
Pacific Juniors (women's)  Japan (Fujiwasa)  China (Sun)  South Korea (Kim Y. M.)
World Wheelchair Championship  Norway (Lorentsen)  South Korea (Kim H. S.)  United States (Jiminez Perez)
Mixed Doubles   Switzerland Schori/Müller  Finland Malmi/J. Uusipaavalniemi  Sweden Persson/Carlsson
World Seniors (men's)  Canada (Ryan)  Sweden (Lindeman)  United States (Russell)
World Seniors (women's)  Canada (Foster)  Scotland (Letton)   Switzerland (Nedkoff)

World Curling Tour winners[edit]

Event Date Location Winning skip Runner-up skip
Baden Masters Sept. 7-9 Baden, Switzerland Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue Germany Andy Kapp
Radisson SAS Oslo Cup Sept. 20-23 Oslo, Norway Alberta Kevin Koe Norway Pål Trulsen
AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic Sept. 20-23 Brockville, Ontario Ontario Glenn Howard Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue
Boston Pizza September Shoot-Out Sept. 21-23 Edmonton, Alberta Saskatchewan Pat Simmons Alberta Brent MacDonald
Twin Anchors Houseboat Cashspiel Sept. 27-30 Vernon, British Columbia British Columbia Bob Ursel British Columbia Sean Geall
Mac Ice Classic Oct. 4-8 Ottawa, Ontario Quebec Jean-Michel Ménard Ontario Greg Richardson
Swiss Cup Basel Oct. 5-8 Basel, Switzerland Scotland David Murdoch Switzerland Stefan Karnusian
PriceWaterHouseCoopers Westcoast Curling Classic Oct. 5-9 New Westminster, British Columbia Alberta Kevin Koe British Columbia Bob Ursel
Valour Road Open Oct. 5-8 Winnipeg, Manitoba Manitoba Allan Lyburn Manitoba Peter Nicholls
Don Bartlett Classic Oct. 11-14 Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Shawn Adams Alberta Randy Ferbey
St. Paul Cashspiel Oct. 12-15 St. Paul, Minnesota United States Craig Disher Ontario Trevor Clifford
Meyers Norris Penny Charity Classic Oct. 12-15 Medicine Hat, Alberta Alberta James Pahl Saskatchewan Pat Simmons
Coupe Quebec La Cage aux Sports Oct. 18-21 Quebec, Quebec Quebec François Gagné Ontario Bryan Cochrane
Bern Open Oct. 19-22 Bern, Switzerland New Brunswick Russ Howard Switzerland Ralph Stöckli
Strauss Crown of Curling Oct. 19-22 Kamloops, British Columbia British Columbia Bryan Miki British Columbia Greg McAulay
Flint Energy Curling Classic Oct. 19-22 Bonnyville, Alberta Alberta Kevin Martin Alberta Randy Ferbey
Meyers Norris Penny Prairie Classic Oct. 26-29 Portage la Prairie, Manitoba Ontario Glenn Howard Saskatchewan Joel Jordison
Red Deer Curling Classic Nov. 1-4 Red Deer, Alberta Alberta Kurt Balderston Alberta Rob Armitage
Cactus Pheasant Classic Nov. 1-4 Brooks, Alberta Alberta Kevin Martin Ontario Wayne Middaugh
Yukon Title Curling Classic Nov. 8-11 Fairbanks, Alaska United States Jason Larway British Columbia Stu Harris
Duluth Cash Spiel Nov. 9-12 Duluth, Minnesota Ontario Jeff Currie United States Craig Brown
Whites Drug Store Classic Nov. 9-12 Swan River, Manitoba Saskatchewan Joel Jordison Saskatchewan Darrell McKee
Best Western Wayside Inn Curling Classic Nov. 9-12 Lloydminster, Alberta Manitoba Jeff Stoughton Ontario Glenn Howard
Lucerne Curling Trophy Nov. 15-18 Luzern, Switzerland Norway Thomas Ulsrud Scotland Tom Brewster
Pharmasave Gimli Classic Nov. 16-18 Gimli, Manitoba Manitoba Chris Galbraith Manitoba Daley Peters
Roaming Buffalo Classic Nov. 16-18 Wainwright, Alberta Alberta Adrian Bakker Alberta Shane Park
McDonald's Invitational Nov. 16-19 Brantford, Ontario Ontario Glenn Howard Ontario Kirk Ziola
Challenge Casino De Charlevoix Nov. 21-25 Clermont, Quebec Ontario Peter Steski Quebec Robert Desjardins
Skookum/WCT Yukon Cash Spiel Nov. 22-25 Whitehorse, Yukon British Columbia Steve Waatainen Alberta Ron Chrenek
Interlake Pharmacy Classic Nov. 22-26 Stonewall, Manitoba Manitoba Kerry Burtnyk Manitoba Vic Peters
BDO Classic Canadian Open Nov. 28-Dec. 2 Quebec, Quebec Alberta Kevin Martin Nova Scotia Shawn Adams
Grande Prairie Cash Spiel Nov. 30-Dec. 2 Grande Prairie, Alberta Alberta Jeff Erickson Alberta James Pahl
Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy Cash Spiel Nov. 30-Dec. 3 Dauphin, Manitoba Manitoba Chris Galbraith Manitoba Reid Carruthers
Morgan Stanley Curling Classic Nov. 30-Dec. 2 Madison, Wisconsin United States Craig Brown Ontario Trevor Bonot
Point Optical Charity Curling Classic Dec. 7-10 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Randy Woytowich Saskatchewan Darrell McKee
John Shea Insurance Canada Cup Qualifier Dec. 12-16 Ottawa, Ontario Alberta Kevin Koe Manitoba Mike McEwen
Curl Mesabi Cash Spiel Dec. 14-16 Eveleth, Minnesota United States Pete Fenson United States Craig Brown
The National Dec. 20-23 Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia Alberta Kevin Martin Alberta Kevin Koe
Ramada Perth Masters Jan. 3-6 Perth, Scotland Ontario Glenn Howard Manitoba Kerry Burtnyk
Masters of Curling Jan. 23-27 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Ontario Glenn Howard Alberta Kevin Koe
Prague Grand Prix Jan. 31-Feb. 1 Prague, Czech Republic Italy Stefano Ferronato Finland Markku Uusipaavalniemi
Bear Mountain Arena Classic Apr. 3-6 Victoria, British Columbia British Columbia Bob Ursel Ontario Wayne Middaugh
Tylenol Players Championship Apr. 15-20 St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Ontario Glenn Howard Alberta Kevin Martin

Women's World Curling Tour winners[edit]

Event Date Location Winning skip Runner-up skip
BDO Galt Curling Classic Sept. 17-23 Cambridge, Ontario Ontario Julie Reddick Ontario Colleen Madonia
Radisson SAS Oslo Cup Sept. 20-23 Oslo, Norway Manitoba Jennifer Jones Saskatchewan Sherry Anderson
AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic Sept. 20-23 Brockville, Ontario United States Debbie McCormick Quebec Ève Bélisle
Boston Pizza September Shoot-Out Sept. 21-23 Edmonton, Alberta China Wang Bingyu Alberta Glenys Bakker
Twin Anchors Houseboat Cashspiel Sept. 27-30 Vernon, British Columbia Alberta Heather Rankin Alberta Shannon Kleibrink
Trail Appliances Autumn Gold Oct. 5-9 Calgary, Alberta Manitoba Jennifer Jones Alberta Shannon Kleibrink
Women's Masters Basel Oct. 12-14 Basel, Switzerland Sweden Anette Norberg Scotland Edith Loudon
Meyers Norris Penny Charity Classic Oct. 12-15 Medicine Hat, Alberta Japan Moe Meguro Alberta Carly Quigley
Southwestern Ontario Women's Charity Cashspiel Oct. 12-15 London, Ontario Ontario Rachel Homan Quebec Ève Bélisle
Coupe Quebec La Cage aux Sports Oct. 18-21 Quebec, Quebec Quebec Ève Bélisle Quebec Veronique Brassard
Casinos of Winnipeg Classic Oct. 19-22 Winnipeg, Manitoba Alberta Shannon Kleibrink Manitoba Jennifer Jones
Zurich Women's Masters Oct. 19-21 Zurich, Switzerland Switzerland Irene Schori Switzerland Binia Feltscher-Beeli
Strauss Crown of Curling Oct. 19-22 Kamloops, British Columbia British Columbia Kelly Scott British Columbia Marla Mallett
Colonial Square Ladies Classic Oct. 26-29 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Stefanie Lawton Alberta Cathy King
Stockholm Ladies Cup Nov. 1-4 Stockholm, Sweden Sweden Anette Norberg Sweden Anna Hasselborg
Red Deer Curling Classic Nov. 1-4 Red Deer, Alberta Manitoba Jennifer Jones Alberta Kristie Moore
Royal Lepage OVCA Women's Fall Classic Nov. 2-4 Ottawa, Ontario Ontario Jenn Hanna Ontario Tracy Samaan
Duluth Cash Spiel Nov. 9-12 Duluth, Minnesota United States Patti Lank Manitoba Patti Burtnyk
Wayden Transportation Ladies Classic Nov. 16-19 Abbotsford, British Columbia British Columbia Kelly Scott Saskatchewan Stefanie Lawton
Sun Life Invitational Nov. 16-19 Brantford, Ontario Ontario Julie Hastings Ontario Krista McCarville
Interlake Pharmacy Classic Nov. 22-26 Stonewall, Manitoba Manitoba Joelle Brown Manitoba Barb Spencer
CUETS Schmirler Charity Classic Nov. 23-26 Regina, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Jolene McIvor Saskatchewan Michelle Englot
International ZO Women's Tournament Nov. 23-25 Wetzikon, Switzerland Switzerland Mirjam Ott Russia Ludmila Privivkova
Sobeys Slam Nov. 29-Dec. 2 New Glasgow, Nova Scotia Ontario Sherry Middaugh Quebec Marie-France Larouche
Boundary Ford Classic Nov. 30-Dec. 3 Lloydminster, Alberta Alberta Faye White Alberta Chana Martineau
Diversified Transportation Canada Cup Qualifier Dec. 12-16 Edmonton, Alberta Alberta Cheryl Bernard Ontario Sherry Middaugh
International Ladies Bernese Cup Jan. 11-13 Bern, Switzerland British Columbia Kelly Scott Scotland Kelly Wood
Braehead Ladies International Jan. 18-20 Glasgow, Scotland Scotland Gail Munro Scotland Kelly Wood
Tylenol Players Championship Apr. 15-20 St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Saskatchewan Amber Holland Ontario Krista McCarville

Events in bold indicate Grand Slam events.

WCT Money Ranking[edit]

# Men's teams $ (CAD)
1 Kevin Martin 127,000
2 Glenn Howard 126,795
3 Kevin Koe 109,785
4 Wayne Middaugh 83,500
5 Randy Ferbey 76,750
6 Kerry Burtnyk 73,729
7 Jeff Stoughton 71,000
8 Pat Simmons 55,000
9 Shawn Adams 43,000
10 Bob Ursel
Greg McAulay
42,500

Sources[edit]

Preceded by
2006–07
2007–08 curling season
September 2007 – April 2008
Succeeded by
2008–09