English Professional Championship

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English Professional Championship
Tournament information
VenueRedwood Lodge Hotel & Country Club
LocationBristol
CountryEngland
Established1981
FormatNon-ranking event
Final year1989
Final champion(s)England Mike Hallett

The English Professional Championship was a professional snooker tournament which was open only for English players.

History[edit]

The championship was first played in 1981 in Birmingham. Steve Davis won the first title by defeating Tony Meo in the final.

In 1985 the competition was revived again and received financial support from the WPBSA, along with professional championship in Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Australia and South Africa). After WPBSA financial support ended after the 1988/89 edition, the tournament was unable to find a sponsor has not been held since.

Winners[edit]

[1][2]

Year Winner Runner-up Final score Venue Season
1981 England Steve Davis England Tony Meo 9–3 Birmingham 1980/81
1985 England Steve Davis England Tony Knowles 9–2 Ipswich 1984/85
1986 England Tony Meo England Neal Foulds 9–7 Ipswich 1985/86
1987 England Tony Meo England Les Dodd 9–5 Ipswich 1986/87
1988 England Dean Reynolds England Neal Foulds 9–5 Ipswich 1987/88
1989 England Mike Hallett England John Parrott 9–7 Bristol 1988/89

References[edit]

  1. ^ "English Professional Championship". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  2. ^ Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 148-157.