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Players Tour Championship 2011/2012

The Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 was a series of snooker tournaments which started on 18 June 2011 and ended on 18 March 2012 with events held in England and Europe. European events were no longer called Euro Players Tour Championship (EPTC) and were included alongside other PTC events. The twelve regular events were minor-ranking events, which were concluded with the Finals.

ScheduleEdit

Date[n 1] Tournament Name Venue City Winner Runner–up Score[1][2] References
06–18 06–22   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 1 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Joe Perry 4–0 [3]
08–06 08–10   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 2 South West Snooker Academy Gloucester   Judd Trump   Ding Junhui 4–0 [4]
08–17 08–21   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 3 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Ben Woollaston   Graeme Dott 4–2 [5]
08–25 08–28   GER Players Tour Championship – Event 4[n 2] Stadthalle Fürth   Mark Selby   Mark Davis 4–0 [6]
09–21 09–25   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 5 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Andrew Higginson   John Higgins 4–1 [7]
09–29 10–02   POL Players Tour Championship – Event 6[n 3] Arena Ursynów Warsaw   Neil Robertson   Ricky Walden 4–1 [8]
10–05 10–09   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 7[n 4] South West Snooker Academy Gloucester   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Matthew Stevens 4–2 [9]
10–20 10–23   IRL Players Tour Championship – Event 8[n 5] Killarney Convention Centre Killarney   Neil Robertson   Judd Trump 4–1 [10]
11–10 11–13   BEL Players Tour Championship – Event 9[n 6] Lotto Arena Antwerp   Judd Trump   Ronnie O'Sullivan 4–3 [11]
11–27 11–30   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 10 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Michael Holt   Dominic Dale 4–2 [12]
12–17 12–19   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 11 English Institute of Sport Sheffield   Tom Ford   Martin Gould 4–3 [13]
12–15 12–16   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 12[n 7] World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Stephen Maguire   Joe Perry 4–2 [14]
01–06 01–08   GER Event Forum Fürstenfeldbruck
03–14 03–18   IRL Players Tour Championship – Finals[n 8] Bailey Allen Hall Galway   Stephen Lee   Neil Robertson 4–0 [15]

Order of MeritEdit

After 12 out of 12 events:[16][17]

Rank Player Total Points Events Played
UK Europe Total
1.   Judd Trump 30,400 6 5 11
2.   Ronnie O'Sullivan 29,600 6 3 9
3.   Neil Robertson 28,100 5 5 10
4.   Michael Holt 17,500 6 6 12
5.   Mark Selby 17,100 6 4 10
6.   Graeme Dott 16,700 6 5 11
7.   Andrew Higginson 16,700 6 6 12
8.   Stephen Maguire 16,200 6 5 11
9.   Ben Woollaston 15,500 6 6 12
10.   Martin Gould 14,600 6 6 12
11.   Joe Perry 14,300 6 6 12
12.   Tom Ford 14,000 6 6 12
13.   John Higgins 13,100 6 5 11
14.   Stephen Lee 11,800 6 6 12
15.   Ricky Walden 11,600 6 6 12
16.   Mark Davis 10,500 6 6 12
17.   Matthew Stevens 9,600 6 6 12
18.   Xiao Guodong 9,100 6 6 12
19.   Fergal O'Brien 8,000 6 6 12
20.   Dominic Dale 7,600 6 6 12
21.   Barry Hawkins 7,600 6 6 12
22.   Ding Junhui 7,600 4 3 7
23.   Jamie Jones 7,300 6 6 12
24.   Jack Lisowski 7,100 6 6 12

(Top 24 players out of 563)

FinalsEdit

The Finals of the Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 took place between 14–18 March 2012 at the Bailey Allen Hall in Galway, Ireland. It was contested by the top 24 players of the Order of Merit, who have played in at least 6 events (3 in the UK and 3 in Europe).

Final: Best of 7 frames. Referee: Paul Collier.
Bailey Allen Hall, Galway, Ireland, 18 March 2012.
Stephen Lee (14)
  England
4–0 Neil Robertson (3)
  Australia
65–48, 62–23 (52), 63–25, 73–66 (Lee 66)
66 Highest break 35
0 Century breaks 0
2 50+ breaks 0

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ Event also known as the 2011 Paul Hunter Classic.
  3. ^ Event also known as the 2011 Warsaw Classic.
  4. ^ Event also known as the 2011 Kay Suzanne Memorial Trophy.
  5. ^ Event also known as the 2011 Alex Higgins International Trophy.
  6. ^ Event also known as the 2011 Antwerp Open.
  7. ^ Event also known as the 2012 FFB Snooker Open and the 2012 Arcaden Shopping Open.
  8. ^ Event also known as the 2012 Players Tour Championship Grand Finals.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2011/2012". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Finals (2011/2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event One (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
  4. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Two (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
  5. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Three (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
  6. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Four (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  7. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Five (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
  8. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Six (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 2 September 2011.
  9. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Seven (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 13 September 2011.
  10. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Eight (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  11. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Nine (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 October 2011.
  12. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Ten (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 16 November 2011.
  13. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Eleven (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 December 2011.
  14. ^ "Players Tour Championship Twelve (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
  15. ^ "Players Tour Championship Final (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
  16. ^ "PTC Order of Merit after PTC12" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 January 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  17. ^ "Order of Merit". Snooker.org. 8 January 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2012.