Who was first to get a 9 dart finish?

Who was first to get a 9 dart finish?

Paul Lim Leong Hwa (born 25 January 1954) is a Singaporean professional darts player. He was the first player to hit a perfect nine-dart finish during the Embassy World Darts Championship, which he achieved in 1990 during his second round match against Jack McKenna.

Who did the first 9 darter on TV?

John Lowe
First televised nine-darter The first televised nine dart finish was achieved at the MFI World Matchplay on 13 October 1984 by John Lowe, who used the third method (with the T17 first, then T18, D18) above as his outshot after scoring two maximum 180s.

Who hit the first 9 darter on TV?

Shaun Greatbatch – the man who made darts history – has passed away at the age of 52. Greatbatch has his place in darts history after becoming the first player to hit a nine-dart finish live on TV in the final of the 2002 Dutch Open.

Who has the most 9 darters in history?

Most prolific nine-darters. Phil Taylor has achieved this feat more than any other darts player on television, having done so 11 times. The first came on 1 August 2002 during a quarter final tie against Chris Mason, at the 2002 PDC World Matchplay in Blackpool.

Has there ever been back to back 9 darters?

Meulenkamp joins an exclusive club as a result of players to hit back-to-back nine-dart finishes in the PDC. Of course Phil Taylor tops that list with five instances of this in his career ahead of Michael van Gerwen who has done it twice.

Who scored the first televised 180?

Alan Evans
It was during the former of those tournaments – the Indoor League – that Alan Evans, sometimes dubbed the ‘Godfather of Darts,’ made history by hitting what is widely credited as the first televised 180.

Which darter has died?

hero Shaun Greatbatch
Darts hero Shaun Greatbatch has passed away at the age of 52. Greatbatch, who was renowned for hitting the first ever live broadcast nine-darter on television back in February 2002, died on Sunday (June 5) afternoon. The tragic news was delivered to heartbroken fans by his wife Barbara on social media.

Who hit the first televised 9 darter?

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