Billy Joe Castle

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Billy Joe Castle
Billy Castle PHC 2017-1.jpg
Paul Hunter Classic 2017
Born (1992-07-14) 14 July 1992 (age 26)
Marchwood, Hampshire
Sport country England
Highest ranking88 (June 2018)
Career winnings£11,225[1]
Highest break114:
2018 China Championship (qualifying)
Century breaks1[1]
Best ranking finishLast 16 (2017 European Masters, 2018 Paul Hunter Classic)

Billy Joe Castle (born 14 July 1992 in Marchwood, Hampshire) is an English professional snooker player.


In May 2017, Castle came through Q-School by winning six matches to earn a two-year card on the World Snooker Tour for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons.[2] Prior to this Castle appeared in the 2015 English Amateur Championship final, losing 6-10 to Michael Rhodes.[3] In 2017 he won the tournament by defeating David Lilley 10-8.[4][5]

Performance and rankings timeline[edit]

Tournament 2015/
Ranking[6][nb 1] [nb 2] [nb 3] 88
Ranking tournaments
Riga Masters[nb 4] MR LQ LQ
World Open NH LQ LQ
Paul Hunter Classic MR 1R 4R
China Championship NH LQ LQ
European Masters NH 3R LQ
English Open NH 1R 1R
International Championship A LQ LQ
Northern Ireland Open NH 2R
UK Championship A 1R
Scottish Open NH 1R
German Masters A LQ
World Grand Prix DNQ DNQ
Welsh Open A 1R
Shoot-Out NR 3R
Indian Open NH LQ LQ
Players Championship DNQ DNQ
Gibraltar Open MR 1R
Tour Championship Not Held
China Open A LQ
World Championship A LQ
Former ranking tournaments
Australian Goldfields Open LQ Not Held
Shanghai Masters A LQ NR
Performance Table Legend
LQ lost in the qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals
SF lost in the semi-finals F lost in the final W won the tournament
DNQ did not qualify for the tournament A did not participate in the tournament WD withdrew from the tournament
NH / Not Held means an event was not held.
NR / Non-Ranking Event means an event is/was no longer a ranking event.
R / Ranking Event means an event is/was a ranking event.
MR / Minor-Ranking Event means an event is/was a minor-ranking event.
VF / Variant Format Event means an event is/was a variant format event.
  1. ^ It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. ^ He was an amateur.
  3. ^ New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.
  4. ^ The event was called the Riga Open (2014/2015–2015/2016)

Career finals[edit]

Amateur finals: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 2015 English Amateur Championship England Michael Rhodes 6–10
Winner 1. 2017 English Amateur Championship England David Lilley 10–7


  1. ^ a b "Career-total Statistics for Billy Joe Castle - Professional". CueTracker Snooker Results & Statistics Database. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Kleckers Books Tour Sport". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 19 May 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Castle is English Amateur Championship runner-up". Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Billy Castle crowned English Amateur Champion 2017".
  5. ^ @TheEASB (25 June 2017). "#EASBFinals2017 English Amateur..." (Tweet). Retrieved 2 July 2017 – via Twitter.
  6. ^ "Ranking History". Retrieved 6 February 2011.

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