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Feb 22

UK Open Qualification 2016

THE field of professional qualifiers for the 2016 Coral UK Open has been confirmed following the conclusion of the six UK Open Qualifiers in Wigan.  The Coral UK Open Televised Finals will be held from March 4-6 at the Butlins Minehead Resort, with coverage live on ITV4 as 128 players do battle for the title.

Professional players have competed in six UK Open Qualifiers in Wigan this month, with each being worth £60,000 in prize money.

The top 96 players from the final UK Open Order of Merit progress to compete in the Coral UK Open, alongside 32 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers who have won through knockouts held in Rileys Sports Bars.

Kevin qualified 44th with £1,750 in price money won.  Friday afternoon’s first round sees the players ranked from 65-96 in the UK Open Order of Merit joined by the 32 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers, with the players ranked from 33-64 (including the Artist) coming in for the second round.

The draw has seen KP drawn against the winner of the round 1 game between John Scott and Dean Winstanley.  They will play on the main stage – so live on TV.

So remember to tune in to watch the afternoon of Friday 4th March, live on ITV4!

2016 Coral UK Open
Friday March 4
Afternoon Session (11.45am-5pm)

Main Stage – Second Round
Jeffrey de Graaf v William O’Connor/Mark Jodrill
Lee Evans v Rowby-John Rodriguez
Arron Monk/Stewart Rattray v Robert Thornton
Kevin Painter v John Scott/Dean Winstanley

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