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The professional snooker world rankings for the top 27 snooker players in the 1980/1981 season are listed below.

No. 1: Ray Reardon
Born (1932-10-08) October 8, 1932 (age 86)
Sport country Wales
Professional1967–1992
Highest ranking1
No. 2: Cliff Thorburn
Cliff Thorburn.jpg
Born (1948-01-16) January 16, 1948 (age 71)
Sport country Canada
Professional1972–1996
Highest ranking1
No. 3: Eddie Charlton
BornOctober 31, 1929
DiedNovember 7, 2004(2004-11-07) (aged 75)
Sport country Australia
Professional1963–1995
Highest ranking3
No.[1][2][3] Name Nationality
1 Ray Reardon  Wales
2 Cliff Thorburn  Canada
3 Eddie Charlton  Australia
4 Alex Higgins  Northern Ireland
5 Terry Griffiths  Wales
6 Dennis Taylor  Northern Ireland
7 Perrie Mans  South Africa
8 Fred Davis  England
9 David Taylor  England
10 Bill Werbeniuk  Canada
11 Kirk Stevens  Canada
12 John Virgo  England
13 Steve Davis  England
14 Doug Mountjoy  Wales
15 John Spencer  England
16 Graham Miles  England
17 Jim Wych  Canada
18 Patsy Fagan  Ireland
19 John Pulman  England
20 Willie Thorne  England
21 Pat Houlihan  England
22 Rex Williams  England
23 Jim Meadowcroft  England
24 John Dunning  England
25 Ian Anderson  Australia
26 Bernard Bennett  England
27 Paddy Morgan  Australia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Chris. "Historical World Rankings 1975/76 to 1989/90". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 8 June 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  2. ^ "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  3. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 119–123. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.