World Rankings twist takes effect after UK Open
The forthcoming UK Open was sold out within 6 days of entries opening, but the 2016 edition of this popular event carries with it more significance than any ranking event ever before!
English Masters Update: Entries Opening Soon!
On Monday 1st August 2016 entries for the English Masters 2017 will open at 6pm BST.
Bowls Trader & Short Mat Players Tour Launch New Shirts Range
Following their recent confirmation as our 2016 World Cup sponsors, the Short Mat Players Tour are excited to announce the start of a new partnership which sees Bowls Trader become our official clothing retailer.
World Cup 2016 Sponsor – Bowls Trader
The Short Mat Players Tour is delighted to announce bowls clothing retailer, Bowls Trader, as the title sponsor for the 2016 World Cup.
Bowls Trader, a prominent online bowlswear supplier based in Shropshire, England, has joined forces with the SMPT to bring you the second World Cup of short mat bowls. This prestigious one day tournament takes place at the Bromsgrove IBC in England on the 19th August 2016, the day before the 2016-17 season gets underway with the UK Open.
Joel Hager is the 2015-16 Players’ Player Of The Season
Congratulations to Joel Hager who has been voted Player of the Season by his fellow competitors.
Paul Pomeroy came in second place with Dimitri Payne third..
PPOTS: Runner Up – Paul Pomeroy
Paul Pomeroy is voted in as runner-up for the first ever Players Player of the Season.