Jim Wych

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Jim Wych
Born (1954-01-11) January 11, 1954 (age 63)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Sport country  Canada
Professional 1979–1997
Highest ranking 17 (1980–1982)
Career winnings £151,778[1]
Highest break 136 (1993 European Open)[2]
Century breaks 12[3]
Best ranking finish Quarter-final x4

Jim Wych (born 11 January 1954) is a sports announcer and former Canadian professional snooker and pocket billiards player. He reached the quarter-final of the Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship in his debut year of 1980, a "first" for any overseas player and duplicated this feat again in 1992. A two-time Canadian snooker champion, he retired from professional snooker in 1997 and now works mainly as a television pool and snooker commentator, principally for Sky Sports, with whom he has had an association since 1990.

Tournament Wins[edit]

Amateur finals: : 2 (2 titles)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Winner 1. 1979 Canadian Amateur Championship Canada Bob Paquette 10–7
Winner 2. 1999 Canadian Amateur Championship Canada Tom Finstad 6–4