Paul Barham

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Paul Barham
Personal information
NicknameBoogaloo
Born (1989-04-29) 29 April 1989 (age 30)
Colchester, Essex, England
Home townBasildon, Essex
England
Darts information
Playing darts since2009
Darts24 Gram
LateralityLeft-handed
Organisation (see split in darts)
PDC2011–2018
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.

Career[edit]

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]

PDC[edit]

Personal life[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barham's Youth Tour Treble Delight PDC.tv
  2. ^ Delight For Hubbard & van Gerwen PDC.tv
  3. ^ World Championship - Night One PDC.tv
  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 - http://paulbarhamdarts.co.uk/