Paul Barham

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Paul Barham
Personal information
Born (1989-04-29) 29 April 1989 (age 30)
Colchester, Essex, England
Home townBasildon, Essex
Darts information
Playing darts since2009
Darts24 Gram
Organisation (see split in darts)
PDC premier events – best performances
World Ch'shipLast 72: 2012
UK OpenLast 64: 2017
Other tournament wins
PDC Youth Tour England 2011
PDC Youth Tour Germany 2011
PDC Youth Tour Holland 2011

Paul Barham (born 29 April 1989 from Essex) is a former English professional darts player who currently playing in the Professional Darts Corporation events.


Barham won three PDC Youth Tour events in 2011, and finished second in the Youth Tour Order of Merit.[1] He reached the semi-finals of the 2012 PDC World Youth Championship, where he lost to James Hubbard.[2]

Barham qualified for the 2012 PDC World Darts Championship as the Youth Tour Order of Merit runner-up. He lost in the preliminary round 2–4 against Hong Kong's Scott MacKenzie.[3] On the PDC Pro Tour in 2012 Barham could only reach the last 64 once out of all the events he played.[4]

Barham failed to qualify for the 2013 UK Open as he finished 142nd on the Order of Merit, outside of the top 96 who claimed their places.[5] He did qualify for two European Tour events during the year but lost in the first round in both.[6] Barham began 2014 ranked world number 148.[7] He played in all four days of Q School but couldn't win past the last 128 and only entered two European Qualifiers during the year, failing to reach the main event in both.[8] Barham reached the final of the 2015 BDO Gold Cup, where he lost 3–0 to Brian Dawson.[9] He played in the first eight Challenge Tour events of 2016 and got to the last 32 once.[10] In 2017, Paul was one of the Rileys Sports Bar UK Open Qualifiers and made it to the Last 64 Losing to Ian White 10-2.

World Championship results[edit]


Personal life[edit]

Barham is a former student at James Hornsby High School.[11]


  1. ^ Barham's Youth Tour Treble Delight
  2. ^ Delight For Hubbard & van Gerwen
  3. ^ World Championship - Night One
  4. ^ "Paul Barham 2012". Darts Database. Archived from the original on 28 December 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Van Gerwen's Five Alive With Whitewash!". PDC. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Paul Barham 2013". Darts Database. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Order of Merit on 2 January 2014". PDC. Archived from the original on 19 January 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  8. ^ "Paul Barham 2014". Darts Database. Archived from the original on 10 December 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  9. ^ "2015 BDO Gold Cup Results". Darts Database. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  10. ^ "Paul Barham 2016". Darts Database. Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 24 December 2016.
  11. ^ Darts: Hubbard ends Barham dream Essex County Standard

External links[edit]

Official website -