1980 Pontins Professional

The 1980 Pontins Professional was the seventh edition of the professional invitational snooker tournament which took place in May 1980 in Prestatyn, Wales.[1]

1980 Pontins Professional
Tournament information
Dates3–10 May 1980
VenuePontin's
CityPrestatyn
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-Ranking event
Final
ChampionEngland John Virgo
Runner-upWales Ray Reardon
Score9–6
1979
1981

The tournament featured eight professional players. The quarter-final matches were contested over the best of 7 frames, the semi-final matches over the best of 9 frames, and the final over the best of 17 frames.

John Virgo won the event, beating Ray Reardon 9–6 in the final.[2]

Main drawEdit

[2]

Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
  John Virgo 4
  Fred Davis 2   John Virgo 5
  Steve Davis 4   Steve Davis 3
  Terry Griffiths 2   John Virgo 9
  Ray Reardon 4   Ray Reardon 6
  John Spencer 2   Ray Reardon 5
  Eddie Charlton 4   Eddie Charlton 2
  Perrie Mans 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brief History of the Pontins Open and Professional". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 5 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 148.