The ‘Pro Tour’ Order of Merit
The ProTour Order of Merit counts prize money won in Players Championship events, Coral UK Open Qualifiers and European Tour events over a 12-month period. From January 2014, the ProTour Order of Merit is operating on a rolling One-Year basis, meaning that prize money won over a 12-month period is counted for seedings or qualification.
Players qualify from this Order of Merit to play in a number of major PDC events, as follows:
World Darts Championship – leading 16 players (outside top 32 of main PDC OOM)
BetVictor World Matchplay – leading 16 players (outside top 16 of main PDC OOM)
partypoker.net European Championship – leading eight players (outside of top 16 of main PDC OOM)
partypoker.com World Grand Prix – leading 14 players (outside of top 16 of main PDC OOM) plus next best two players from Ireland/Northern Ireland
Cash Converters Players Championship Finals – Top 32 following all of the year’s ProTour events.