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Feb 11

2017 UK Open Qualifier Results

The 2017 PDC darts season has started with a bang now, with UK Open qualifiers coming thick n fast, each 3 day weekend stuffed full of quality players trying to qualify for the TV tournament in Minehead.  Kevin will obviously be looking to start the year strongly, to get his form going and his ranking improved again to ensure he gets on more TV tournaments.

UPDATE:  After the six qualifiers, Kevin had a couple of great weekends, seeing him qualify 24th, well within the important top 32!

Qualifier 1

Round 1:  Kevin Painter 6-4 Jason Wilson
Round 2:  Kevin Painter 6-3 Jamie Lewis
Round 3:  Kevin Painter 6-3 Zoran Lerchbacher
Round 4:  Kirk Shepherd 6-4 Kevin Painter

Qualifier 2

Prelim:  Kevin Painter 6-4 John Part
Round 1:  Mick Todd 6-3 Kevin Painter

Qualifier 3

Round 1:  Kevin Painter 6-3 Jonny Clayton
Round 2:  Kevin Painter 6-5 Steve West
Round 3:  Kevin Painter 6-3 Justin Pipe
Round 4:  Mervyn King 6-1 Kevin Painter

Qualifier 4

Round 1:  Kevin Painter 6-1 Dean Stewart
Round 2:  Kevin Painter 6-3 Antonio Alcinas
Round 3:  Kevin Painter 6-5 Daryl Gurney
Round 4:  Kevin Painter 6-4 Terry Jenkins
Round 5:  Kevin Painter 6-4 Raymond van Barneveld
1/4 Final:  Kevin Painter 6-4 Michael Smith
Semi Final:  Michael van Gerwen 6-2 Kevin Painter

Painter’s run to the semi-finals, his first run to the last four since July 2014, also included some very impressive scalps.

The former Players Champion defeated Dean Stewart and Antonio Alcinas to reach his board final, where he edged out Daryl Gurney 6-5.  In the last 32, Painter then saw off Terry Jenkins and five-time World Champion Raymond van Barneveld and produced a stunning come-from-behind victory against Michael Smith before falling to Van Gerwen in the final four.

2017 Coral UK Open Order of Merit
Qualifier 5

Round 1:  Kevin Painter 6-4 Rowby-John Rodriguez
Round 2:  Kevin Painter 6-3 Mark Hylton
Round 3:  Brendan Dolan 6-5 Kevin Painter

2017 Coral UK Open Order of Merit
Qualifier 6

Round 1:  Kevin Painter 6-4 Ian Lever
Round 2:  Kevin Painter 6-4 Ron Meulenkamp
Round 3:  Peter Wright 6-3 Kevin Painter

The 96 qualifiers from the Coral UK Open Order of Merit are:

Position Name Total Prize Money
1 Wright, Peter £35,000
2 Whitlock, Simon £21,250
3 Gerwen, Michael van £13,000
4 Anderson, Gary £11,750
5 Smith, Michael £11,250
6 Wade, James £9,000
7 White, Ian £8,500
7 Lewis, Adrian £8,500
9 Barneveld, Raymond van £8,250
10 King, Mervyn £7,750
10 Beaton, Steve £7,750
12 Chisnall, Dave £7,500
13 Klaasen, Jelle £6,750
14 Pas, Benito van de £6,500
15 Cross, Rob £6,250
16 Price, Gerwyn £5,750
17 Webster, Darren £5,500
17 Huybrechts, Kim £5,500
19 Huybrechts, Ronny £5,250
20 Norris, Alan £5,000
21 Dolan, Brendan £4,750
21 Henderson, John £4,750
21 Anderson, Kyle £4,750
24 Painter, Kevin £4,500
25 Reyes, Cristo £4,250
26 Kist, Christian £3,750
26 Quantock, Chris £3,750
28 Dobey, Chris £3,500
28 Evans, Ricky £3,500
30 Cullen, Joe £3,250
30 Todd, Mick £3,250
32 Searle, Ryan £3,000
32 Bunting, Stephen £3,000
32 North, Richard £3,000
32 Webster, Mark £3,000
32 O’Connor, William £3,000
37 Thornton, Robert £2,750
38 Gurney, Daryl £2,500
38 Palmer, Ryan £2,500
38 Hudson, Peter £2,500
41 Voort, Vincent van der £2,250
41 Kellett, Stuart £2,250
41 McGowan, Mick £2,250
41 Taylor, Scott £2,250
41 Jenkins, Andy £2,250
41 Gilding, Andrew £2,250
47 Pallett, David £2,000
47 Lerchbacher, Zoran £2,000
47 Duijvenbode, Dirk van £2,000
47 Lewis, Jamie £2,000
51 Bates, Barrie £1,750
51 Graaf, Jeffrey de £1,750
51 Lennon, Steve £1,750
51 Dekker, Jan £1,750
51 Michael, John £1,750
51 Barilli, Mark £1,750
57 Evetts, Ted £1,500
57 Jenkins, Terry £1,500
57 Dennant, Matthew £1,500
57 Petersen, Devon £1,500
57 Shepherd, Kirk £1,500
62 Pipe, Justin £1,250
62 Twell, Ross £1,250
62 Lukeman, Martin £1,250
62 Leung, Kai Fan £1,250
62 Wattimena, Jermaine £1,250
67 Hewson, Rob £1,000
67 Johnson, Darren £1,000
67 Kamphuis, Vincent £1,000
67 Meeuwisse, Yordi £1,000
67 Newell, Tony £1,000
67 Lam, Ting Chi Royden £1,000
67 Padgett, Matt £1,000
67 Brown, Keegan £1,000
67 Zwaan, Jeffrey de £1,000
67 Meulenkamp, Ron £1,000
67 Murray, Ryan £1,000
67 Edhouse, Ritchie £1,000
67 Rowley, Paul £1,000
67 Tabern, Alan £1,000
81 Alcinas, Antonio £750
81 Baxter, Ronnie £750
81 Caven, Jamie £750
81 Clayton, Jonny £750
81 Davis, Joe £750
81 Harvey, Paul £750
81 Meikle, Ryan £750
81 Richardson, James £750
81 Wilson, James £750
81 Woods, Brian £750
81 Jones, Wayne £750
81 Bain, Jamie £750
81 Bryant, Lee £750
81 Frost, Mark £750
81 Worsley, Jonathan £750
81 Milford, Paul £750

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