August 2012

The best ever line-up of professional darts stars has been assembled for an exclusive two-day event, the Dalgleish Borders Masters, which will take place on the 28-29 September at Kelso.

Image courtesy of Lawrence Lustig/PDC

15-time World Champion Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor heads the list of the PDC’s top players taking part in the exciting event, which can boast an unprecedented abundance of quality.

World number one Taylor is joined by reigning and two-time World Champion Adrian Lewis, seven-time major winner James Wade and five-time World Champion Raymond van Barneveld.

Another World Champion, Welshman Mark Webster, is also on show, as are Australian aces Simon Whitlock and Paul Nicholson.

The stunning line-up is completed by the Scottish trio of former Premier League champion Gary Anderson, 2012 UK Open winner Robert Thornton and John Henderson.

The Dalgleish Borders Masters sees the world’s very best players battle it out in two exclusive tournaments, with eight players competing in the Nations Cup being on Friday September 28 before Taylor and Thornton join them for Borders Masters, which takes place the following day.

Image courtesy of Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Promoters Davie Hanson and Kevin Green are delighted to have put together such a star-studded field of talent.

“This really is our perfect ten,” said Hanson. “We have ten superstars of the sport and it will be a fantastic couple of days.

“The only time you would normally see such quality is in the latter stages of televised majors and I know there will be no shortage of competitiveness.”

Green added: “It really is like a who’s who of darts and a once in a lifetime opportunity for darts fans to see all of their favourite players under one roof.”

Tickets for this unique event are available from Davie Hanson 07872 078715 / Kevin Green 07958 642751 or online via

By Chris Murphy

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