The 44th Winmau World Masters returns to Bridlington Spa in September (25th – 28th) and tickets are now on sale. The 4 days will see the best men, women, boys, girls and disability players showcase their dart skills on one of the biggest stages of all.
Tickets are available from http://www.bridspa.com or telephone 01262 678258
The BDO and Winmau are also delighted to announce that all of the action will be broadcast LIVE & FREE on Winmau TV.
The Winmau World Masters headlines a week of BDO darts, following on from the BDO Winmau British Classic and BDO British Open.
The prestigious tournament takes places with the following programme:
- Monday 25th September – Winmau World Masters Play-offs
- Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th September – Winmau World Masters (stage matches)
- Thursday 28th September – Lakeside World Professional Play-offs
Winmau – A Potted History
1945 – Founded by Harry Kicks and started producing handmade elm boards.
1961 – Kick’s sons joined the business and it was renamed H.A. Kicks & Sons.
1973 – Became official board supplier to the BDO.
1973 – Renamed to Winmau (pronounced win-more) after Harry’s wifes two first names, Winifred Maud.
1974 – First Winmau World Masters tournament (although the first two editions of the competition were sponsored by Phonogram).
1979 – Relocated to Haverhill, Suffolk.
1984 – Sudden death of Harry Kicks Senior – his sons take control.
1993 – Ron Kurtz became majority shareholder.
1997 – Blade board launched.
2002 – Nodor complete takeover of Winmau, but the Winmau name lives on.
2013 – 40th World Masters Tournament.
2017 – Still the official board supplier to the BDO.