Steve Hine

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Steve Hine
Personal information
Nickname The Muffin Man
Born (1969-04-20) 20 April 1969 (age 48)
Coventry, England
Home town Coventry
Darts information
Playing darts since 1986
Darts 23g Addagram
Laterality Right-handed
Walk-on music Bonkers by Dizzee Rascal featuring Armand Van Helden
Organisation (see split in darts)
PDC 2004–
Current world ranking 113
PDC premier events - best performances
World Ch'ship Last 32: 2010
World Matchplay Last 32: 2006
World Grand Prix Last 32: 2006
Desert Classic Last 32: 2005
UK Open Quarter Final: 2007
US Open/WSoD Last 32: 2007
Players Ch'ship Finals Last 32: 2010
Other tournament wins
LPKD The Hasbury Inn 2011

UK Open Regionals/Qualifiers

UK Open Regional (NEE) 2005

Steve Hine (born 20 April 1969 in Coventry) is an English darts player who plays in Professional Darts Corporation events. He works as a baker and consequently he is nicknamed The Muffin Man. He is well known for bringing muffins and tossing them to the crowd during his walk-on.


He reached the quarter-finals of the 2007 UK Open, claiming victories over Alan Tabern, Adrian Gray and Colin Monk before losing 6–11 to Colin Lloyd.

Hine has played in the PDC World Darts Championship four times. He lost in the first round in 2006 and 2008, but made the second round on his third attempt in 2010 after defeating 32nd seed Roland Scholten. This set up a second round meeting with Phil Taylor, who soundly defeated Hine in straight sets.

At the 2011 World Championship, Hine played against Raymond van Barneveld in the first round. He took the first set before eventually losing 1–3.

World Championship Results[edit]


Outside darts[edit]

Hine supports Coventry City F.C. and the Coventry Bees speedway team.[1]


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