The Committee of the DMC Leisure Saffron Walden & District Snooker League are delighted to announce that World Snooker Professional Mark King will be presenting the trophies at this year’s Finals / Trophy Presentation Evening at Saffron Snooker Club on Saturday 27 May 2017.
Mark has also kindly agreed to play a couple of exhibition frames which will take place after the conclusion of the trophy presentations. A charity raffle will also be held at £2 a ticket to play a frame with Mark so please bring your cue along.
Currently number 20 in the World Rankings and 15 in the 1 Year Ranking List, Mark is a local player from Braintree in Essex. In 2016 he became the Northern Ireland Open Champion beating Barry Hawkins 9-8 in the final to secure his first world ranking title as a professional. He turned pro in 1991 and has been playing on the circuit for 26 seasons. More on Mark’s snooker career can be found by clicking on the links below;
A finger buffet will be available for those attending Finals/Trophy Presentation Evening and the trophy presentations will take place following the conclusion of the two finals (for those just coming to collect a trophy, this will not be before 8.30pm).
The current running order is as follows;
6pm: Scratch Plus Final (best of 5 frames) – Kevin Starr 1-3 Dave Tedman
6pm: Scratch Singles Final (best of 7 frames) – Jonathan Wells 3-4 Adam Ingram
Not before 8.30pm: Trophy Presentations with Mark King and tournament sponsors
Exhibition Frames with Mark King
We hope that you will come along and join us for what promises to be a memorable evening and fitting finale to the 2016/17 league season.