The draw for the UK Open has now taken place. You can see the groups here..
We are delighted to announce your 2022/23 Players' Player of the Season is England's Alex Kley!
Polling a huge 27.50% of the total votes, the majorities, front runner, indeed takes home the title. A fantastic 18 months, both on the Tour, and in other National & International events, Alex has had some great success.
Our huge congratulations to him, and to all the players nominated this season.
Our final 2022/23 ppots nominee is also our current player's player, Gary Mcnabb. A retention of his British Open title, his 5th, capped another very impressive season. Here's his season recap.
Our penultimate nominee is Mr consistent, Ian Hobson. Making the later stages in all 3 singles events, shows his class. Check his SMPT 2022/23 recap here
Our fifth of seven nominees is England's Peter Roberts. A maiden singles title and climbing to 2nd in the World rankings was topped by winning the Order of Merit trophy. Here's the run-down on his remarkable season.
Our 4th nominee this year is World No1 Mark Beattie. A third World Cup winners medal and yet another singles event win. Check out his story here.
Third on this year’s list for PPOTS is the rising star of Short Mat Bowls, England’s Alex Kley. His World Masters victory in Belfast, capped off an amazing 18 months. You can view his SMPT season highlights here.
Our second nominee is six time SMPT singles champion, Joe Beattie. An almost 90% win percentage, made this season, Joe’s most successful. Read his story here.
Our first nominee is World No5 Pauline Beattie. In the hunt for the Order of Merit title and of course, our first ladies singles winner. Here is her 2022/23 season recap.
We are glad to announce that our final event of the 2023/24 season will be the return of our charity pairs weekend on the 1st/2nd June 2024.
AJ Brown & Jack Pye win the European Open Pairs 2023 in Herentals, Belgium after beating Bente & Tommy Dahlgren in the final.
A superb dominant display of bowls saw Alex Kley beat Adam Rankin 10-1 in the final of 2023 World Masters.
Roland Nixon beat Craig Burgess to claim the Plate, while David Cunningham won the Shield with victory over Bob Naylor.
Gary McNabb & Rachel McDonnell come from behind to beat Dafydd Howell & Jason Hand 14-8.
In the Plate Frank Cunningham & Michael Reid win 11-5 over Karl Hudson & John Lax.