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Jul 07

2015 Half Year Review

It’s early July, about half way through the PDC season, so it’s a good time to have a look at where The Artist is.  Kevin’s form in 2015 has been patchy, and you just know that Kevin will be practicing harder and looking to come back with a bang in the second half of 2015. Kev is currently ranked 24th in the world, with £131,500 won over two years.  A good run in Sept/Oct could easily see him move quickly back up that ranking table.

It’s on the floor where Kevin needs some better luck, as his ranking of 35th with £17,000 won is really not reflective of his talent.  Being in that top 32 is very important, ensuring you’re a seed in floor events and getting into certain TV tournaments.  Just £750 separates The Artist from that 32nd spot, so that will be first on the list of targets.

The good news is that Kev qualified for both of the September Euro tour events, winning through in both qualifiers in Wigan, so that guarantees him at least £1000 in each event, which goes onto both the main ranking plus the pro tour order of merit.

Recent Results + Guarenteed Winnings from coming Euro Tour events

Date Tournament Category Round Prize
20/09/2015 PDC European Matchplay PDC ET Last 48 £1,000
13/09/2015 PDC European Darts Trophy PDC ET Last 48 £1,000
05/07/2015 PDPA Players Championship Wigan 2 PDC Pro Tour Last 128 £0
04/07/2015 PDPA Players Championship Wigan 1 PDC Pro Tour Last 128 £0
03/07/2015 PDC European Darts Trophy UK Qualifier PDC QU Qualifier £0
03/07/2015 PDC European Matchplay UK Qualifier PDC QU Qualifier £0
24/05/2015 PDPA Players Championship Barnsley 7 PDC Pro Tour Last 128 £0
23/05/2015 PDPA Players Championship Barnsley 6 PDC Pro Tour Last 32 £750
17/05/2015 PDPA Players Championship Crawley 2 PDC Pro Tour Last 128 £0
16/05/2015 PDPA Players Championship Crawley 1 PDC Pro Tour Last 32 £750

PDC European Darts Trophy UK Qualifier

Round 1:  Kevin Painter 6-0 Josh Payne
Round 2:  Kevin Painter 6-3 Johnny Haynes

Kevin qualifies

PDC European Matchplay UK Qualifier

Round 1:  Kevin Painter 6-1 Jason Wilson
Round 2:  Kevin Painter 6-3 Jamie Bain

Kevin qualifies

See Kevin In Exhibition

If you can’t wait to see Kevin play, you can actually meet him at one of his many upcoming darts exhibitions, check out this page to find out where he will be appearing.

Coming PDC Events

There’s a lot of darts coming up – but August is the traditional month holiday for most of the darts pros, at time for rest and also exhibitions!

July
3 ET7 & ET8 UKQ (6pm Start) Wigan
4 Players Championship 13 Wigan
5 Players Championship 14 Wigan
9 ET6 HNQ & EQ Dusseldorf, Germany
10-12 European Tour Event 6 Dusseldorf, Germany Ticket Info
11 Challenge Tour 9, 10 Wigan
12 Challenge Tour 11, 12 Wigan
18-26 BetVictor World Matchplay Blackpool Ticket Info
August
14-16 TABtouch Perth Darts Masters Perth, Australia Ticket Info
20-22 Sydney Darts Masters Sydney, Australia Ticket Info
28-30 Auckland Darts Masters Auckland, New Zealand Ticket Info
September
10 ET7 HNQ & EQ Muelheim, Germany
11-13 European Tour Event 7 Muelheim, Germany Ticket Info
12 Development Tour 9, 10 Coventry
13 Development Tour 11, 12 Coventry
17 ET8 HNQ & EQ Innsbruck, Austria
18-20 European Tour Event 8 Innsbruck, Austria Ticket Info
19 Challenge Tour 13, 14 Coventry
20 Challenge Tour 15, 16 Coventry
25 ET9 UKQ Barnsley
26 Players Championship 15 Barnsley
27 Players Championship 16 Barnsley

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