2017 Masters (darts)

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2017 Unibet Masters
Tournament information
Dates27–29 January 2017
VenueArena MK
LocationMilton Keynes
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Final: best of 21 legs
Prize fund£200,000
Winners share£60,000
High checkout170 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
(Quarter-final)
Champion(s)
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
«2016 2018»

The 2017 Unibet Masters was the fifth staging of the non-ranking Masters darts tournament, held by the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC). It was held from 27–29 January 2017 at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes, England.

Michael van Gerwen was the defending champion by beating Dave Chisnall 11–6 in 2016, and successfully defended his title, winning his third Masters title in a row, after defeating Gary Anderson 11–7 in the final.[1]

Qualifiers[edit]

The Masters only features the top 16 Players in the PDC Order of Merit. The following players comprised the top 16 of the PDC Order of Merit after the 2017 PDC World Darts Championship:[2]

  1. Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (Winner)
  2. Scotland Gary Anderson (Runner-up)
  3. Scotland Peter Wright (Quarter-finals)
  4. England Adrian Lewis (Semi-finals)
  5. England James Wade (First round)
  6. England Phil Taylor (Semi-finals)
  7. England Dave Chisnall (First round)
  8. Austria Mensur Suljović (Quarter-finals)
  9. Netherlands Jelle Klaasen (First round)
  10. Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (Quarter-finals)
  11. England Michael Smith (First round)
  12. Scotland Robert Thornton (Quarter-finals)
  13. Belgium Kim Huybrechts (First round)
  14. England Ian White (First round)
  15. Netherlands Benito van de Pas (First round)
  16. Australia Simon Whitlock (First round)

Prize Money[edit]

The prize money is £200,000 in total. The prize money is the same as in 2016.

Stage (no. of players) Prize money
Winner (1) £60,000
Runner-up (1) £25,000
Semi-finalists (2) £17,500
Quarter-finalists (4) £10,000
First round losers (8) £5,000

Draw[edit]

[3]

First round (best of 19 legs)
27–28 January
[4][5]
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
29 January
[6]
Semi-finals (best of 21 legs)
29 January
[7]
Final (best of 21 legs)
29 January
[8]
            
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 105.42 10
16 Australia Simon Whitlock 99.43 6
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 107.75 10
8 Austria Mensur Suljović 103.34 4
8 Austria Mensur Suljović 100.40 10
9 Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 92.98 4
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 101.69 11
4 England Adrian Lewis 89.23 5
4 England Adrian Lewis 102.16 10
13 Belgium Kim Huybrechts 93.77 6
4 England Adrian Lewis 104.77 10
12 Scotland Robert Thornton 95.49 6
5 England James Wade 91.57 9
12 Scotland Robert Thornton 92.91 10
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 109.42 11
2 Scotland Gary Anderson 103.58 7
2 Scotland Gary Anderson 109.74 10
15 Netherlands Benito van de Pas 93.89 3
2 Scotland Gary Anderson 106.50 10
10 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 100.21 6
7 England Dave Chisnall 96.59 5
10 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 99.48 10
2 Scotland Gary Anderson 102.12 11
6 England Phil Taylor 98.03 9
3 Scotland Peter Wright 96.56 10
14 England Ian White 95.65 5
3 Scotland Peter Wright 94.68 5
6 England Phil Taylor 100.14 10
6 England Phil Taylor 104.80 10
11 England Michael Smith 100.42 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michael Van Gerwen beats Gary Anderson to claim third successive Masters title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Smith Chasing Masters Boost". pdc.tv. 26 January 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  3. ^ "2017 The Masters Results". Darts Database. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  4. ^ "2017 Unibet Masters Day One". PDC. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  5. ^ "2017 Unibet Masters Day Two". PDC. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Unibet Masters Treble For Van Gerwen". PDC. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Unibet Masters Treble For Van Gerwen". PDC. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Unibet Masters Treble For Van Gerwen". PDC. Retrieved 29 January 2017.

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