1978 Irish Masters

The 1978 Irish Masters was the fourth edition of the professional invitational snooker tournament (and the first under the Irish Masters name) which took place in March 1978. The tournament was played at Goffs in Kill, County Kildare, and featured five professional players.

Irish Masters
Tournament information
Dates8–10 March 1978
VenueGoffs
CityKill
CountryRepublic of Ireland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-Ranking event
Final
ChampionEngland John Spencer
Runner-upWales Doug Mountjoy
Score5–3
1977
1979

John Spencer won the title for the third time, beating Doug Mountjoy 5–3 in the final.

Main drawEdit

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Quarter-final
Best of 1 frame
Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 9 frames
  John Spencer 3
  Alex Higgins 1   Alex Higgins 1
  Dennis Taylor 0   John Spencer 5
  Doug Mountjoy 3
  Doug Mountjoy 3
  Ray Reardon 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Irish Masters". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 21 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "1979 Irish Masters Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 21 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)