2018 US Darts Masters

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2018 William Hill US Darts Masters
Tournament information
Dates6–7 July 2018
VenueMandalay Bay
LocationLas Vegas
Country United States
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£60,000
Winners share£20,000
High checkout164 Scotland Gary Anderson (Final)
Champion(s)
Scotland Gary Anderson
«2017 2019»

The 2018 William Hill US Darts Masters was the second staging of the tournament by the Professional Darts Corporation. It was the second event in the 2018 World Series of Darts. The tournament featured 16 players (8 PDC representatives and 8 North American representatives) and was held at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on 6–7 July 2018.[1][2]

Michael van Gerwen was the defending champion after defeating Daryl Gurney 8–6 in the 2017 final.[3] However, he lost 8–3 in the quarter-finals to James Wade.

Gary Anderson won his sixth World Series title after beating Rob Cross 8–4 in the final.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize fund was £60,000.

Stage (no. of players) Prize money
Winner (1) £20,000
Runner-Up (1) £10,000
Semi-finalists (2) £5,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £2,500
Last 16 (8) £1,250

Qualifiers[edit]

The eight PDC representatives are:[4][5]

  1. Scotland Peter Wright (Semi-finals)
  2. Scotland Gary Anderson (Winner)
  3. Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (Quarter-finals)
  4. England Rob Cross (Runner-up)
  5. Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney (Quarter-finals)
  6. England Michael Smith (Quarter-finals)
  7. England James Wade (Semi-finals)
  8. Wales Gerwyn Price (First round)

The North American qualifier winners were:[6]

The top 4 North American Order of Merit qualifiers were:

Bracket[edit]

First round
Best of 11 legs
6 July
Quarter-finals
Best of 15 legs
7 July
Semi-finals
Best of 15 legs
7 July
Final
Best of 15 legs
7 July
            
1 Scotland Peter Wright 89.52 6
United States Joseph Huffman 87.08 4
1 Scotland Peter Wright 88.08 8
Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 85.10 6
  Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 98.37 6
Canada John Norman Jnr 93.41 2
1 Scotland Peter Wright 94.46 3
4 England Rob Cross 95.13 8
4 England Rob Cross 105.73 6
Canada Ross Snook 85.19 1
4 England Rob Cross 100.91 8
England Michael Smith 99.17 6
  England Michael Smith 91.25 6
Canada David Cameron 82.34 1
4 England Rob Cross 97.22 4
2 Scotland Gary Anderson 102.56 8
2 Scotland Gary Anderson 112.63 6
United States DJ Sayre 85.45 1
2 Scotland Gary Anderson 97.52 8
Canada Dawson Murschell 82.45 5
  Wales Gerwyn Price 87.44 2
Canada Dawson Murschell 84.94 6
2 Scotland Gary Anderson 100.33 8
England James Wade 101.04 7
3 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 101.33 6
Canada Jeff Smith 87.46 0
3 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 104.54 3
England James Wade 102.45 8
  England James Wade 92.51 6
United States Dan Lauby Jr 90.63 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PDC World Series of Darts – Las Vegas Plus More…". Bull's Eye News. 2018-03-08. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  2. ^ "Insider's Guide to the 2018 PDC World Series of Darts – DartConnect". www.dartconnect.com. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  3. ^ "US Darts Masters: Michael van Gerwen beats Daryl Gurney in Las Vegas". Sky Sports. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  4. ^ "2018 World Series Confirmed". PDC. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Smith, Wade & Barney's World Series Boost". PDC. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Las Vegas Qualifiers 1-2 - PDC". www.pdc.tv. Retrieved 4 July 2018.