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  Doug Mountjoy Page one
Doug's game was in a dreadful state when we got together in February 1988.
Doug had never read a book about snooker, never had a day's coaching in his life, and I knew as soon as he picked up his cue and practised with me that a lot of hard work had to be done if he was to become successful again.
For instance, Doug's idea of putting side on the cue ball was to hit across it either to the left or the right.
www.fcsnooker.co.uk /doug_mountjoy_story/doug_mountjoy_story.htm   (325 words)

 Doug Mountjoy Snooker Player   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sunlight's Snooker Heroes -...that way for Doug Mountjoy, a snooker player whose heart was set on becoming the World Professional Snooker Champion.
1978, 1985 Doug Mountjoy (born 8 June, 1942) is a retired Welsh Snooker...
NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: Doug Mountjoy - Doug Mountjoy Doug Mountjoy Doug Mountjoy (born 8 June, 1942) is a retired Welsh Snooker player.
www.indoortablegames.com /doug-mountjoy-snooker-player.html   (684 words)

 UK Championship (snooker) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The UK Championship was first held in 1977 as the United Kingdom Snooker Championship, an event open only to British residents.
Patsy Fagan won, beating Doug Mountjoy by 12 frames to 9, to win £2000.
The rules were changed in 1984 to allow all professionals to enter, and it was granted ranking status.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/UK_Championship_(snooker)   (164 words)

 Cues n Views - The Nineteen Eighties
Names like Doug Mountjoy, Terry Griffiths and David Taylor are rarely mentioned in conversations around the bar on a match night at your local club I suggest.
I have a video of Doug Mountjoy making a break of 145 in the World Championship in 1981, the year he reached the final and played against the emerging talent Steve Davis.
Doug was unfortunate with three positional shots slightly kissing reds that he intended to pot into the top pockets and after the kiss only having a shot available into the baulk pockets.
www.cuesnviews.co.uk /Snooker/eighties.htm   (890 words)

 The Global Snooker Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Doug Mountjoy burst onto the professional snooker scene winning his very first event a pro - and not just any event, no less than the prestigious Benson and Hedges Masters.
Doug was born into a mining community in Glamorgan and began life as a miner himself.
His last season on the ranking tour was 1996/97 since when he has been coaching in the middle east but in recent years his major victory has been against cancer.
www.globalsnookercentre.co.uk /files/Players/Global_Europe/Global_Welsh/wales_doug_mountjoy.htm   (450 words)

 Doug Mountjoy Page four
I also kept reminding Doug whom he had beaten on the road to the final: two former world champions, Griffiths and Johnson, and a former UK champion, Virgo.
As it turned out, Doug's performance surpassed everything I'd hoped for, particularly on the Sunday afternoon when he won all seven frames to lead 14-7, knocking in century breaks in the last two.
Doug ended the season 10th in the world ranking, up from 24th.
www.fcsnooker.co.uk /doug_mountjoy_story/doug_mountjoy_story_page4.htm   (713 words)

 The Global Snooker Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Even though the event was sponsored, by William Hill, it was not a success and it was not until 1980 that an official championship was established and by now, Cliff Wilson and Terry Griffiths had doubled the number of entries.
Mountjoy beat Reardon in the final and these two were to alternate as champions until 1984 when Bulmers transferred the sponsorship to their Strongbow brand.
Griffiths won a third title and Mountjoy a fifth before a new name, Darren Morgan was added to the roll of honour in 1990.
www.globalsnookercentre.co.uk /files/History/tourn_hist_welsh.htm   (624 words)

 This is Cheshire | CommuniGate | Sunlight's Snooker Heroes
Anyone whose date of birth reads 8-6-4-2 would possibly be excused if he thought that this was one of life's own little omens or quirks of fate to suggest that his destiny lay with his dreams.
Unfortunately, it didn't quite turn out that way for Doug Mountjoy, a snooker player whose heart was set on becoming the World Professional Snooker Champion.
As well as touring the globe in his motorhome playing exhibition tournaments, nowadays Mountjoy - nicknamed the "Volley from the valleys" - has opened a successful chain of fish restaurants under the assumed name of Harry Ramsden.
www.communigate.co.uk /chesh/portsunlightfc/page13.phtml   (277 words)

 Doug Moench - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Doug Moench   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Doug Moench, born February 23, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, is a comic book writer.
Doug has written for many men's magazines including Adam, Knight, Fling, and Man to Man.
Doug also wrote an article called 23 on the 23rd (a true story about Doug's 23rd birthday).
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Doug-Moench.html   (1256 words)

 The Global Snooker Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Like its English counterpart it was an invitation only event and for the first few years was held on a round-robin basis with, for the first year, six players being divided into two groups with the top two in each playing semi finals.
John Spencer, as with the London event, was the first winner, collecting a cheque for just £1000 for his victory over Doug Mountjoy.
Mountjoy went one better in 1979 beating Ray Reardon in the final with the prize money doubled.
www.globalsnookercentre.co.uk /files/History/tourn_hist_irish.htm   (726 words)

 Valleys are on the rise - This is York Archive - From the Evening Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first Welsh triumph in the tournament, however, was way back in 1978 courtesy of Doug Mountjoy, who had also reached the final of the inaugural tournament 12 months earlier, losing to Irishman Patsy Fagan in Blackpool.
Mountjoy beat all the odds to win it again ten years later and in between times, former world champion Terry Griffiths - defeated in the 1979 final by Salford's John Virgo - became the second UK champion to hail from the Valleys when he beat Ireland's Alex `Hurricane' Higgins in the memorable 1982 UK final.
Mountjoy returned to end Davis' reign in 1988, just before Scotsman Hendry took his vice-like grip on the competition with five triumphs in eight years and eight final appearances in ten years.
archive.thisisyork.co.uk /2005/01/21/231417.html   (308 words)

 BBC SPORT | Other Sports | Snooker | UK Championship history
Blackpool was the host with Ireland's Patsy Fagan defeating Welshman Doug Mountjoy 12-9.
At the tender age of 19 he reached the final in 1988 and was favourite to see off the rejuvenated veteran Doug Mountjoy.
But Mountjoy's renaissance was complete and three successive century breaks helped him on the way to a remarkable triumph.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/low/other_sports/snooker/2504783.stm   (745 words)

 Bargoed Champion of Champions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Legendary Welsh cueist Doug Mountjoy (pictured right) made it 9 games undefeated in taking the group 1 winners prize with a 5-3 victory away to Dynevor Nelson Potting machine Simon Davies.
The only opponent Doug failed to beat in his march to the top spot in his group stage was Adrian Wilde after they fought out two 4-4 draws.
Group 1 proved to be particularly even with five players, Mountjoy, Jones, Wilde, Davies and Phillipstown fudger Anthony Tuffin all managing to achieve a seeding within the top 10.
www.welsh8ball.com /print.php?sid=228   (663 words)

 Stance Advice for right-eyed player? (and more about dominant eye)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here's a story from Frank Callan's site (http://www.fcsnooker.co.uk/doug_mountjoy_story/doug_mountjoy_story..htm): "When I first discussed Doug (Montjoy)'s problems with him, I also realized he didn't know which was his master eye.
I knew it was the right eye, yet he was playing with his left eye over the cue.
At first I got Doug to play shots as he always had over the years.
www.talkaboutsportsnetwork.com /group/alt.sport.pool/messages/105507.html   (345 words)

 AlShindagah Online
Mountjoy was a huge admirer of Joker’s and won the respect of the local players.
Joker admits that it would be tough now for him to make it onto the world stage and insists it would take an overhaul in the way the game is run to give him the chance.
Barrow’s busy workload is split between coaching the country’s best players like Mohammed Al Joker and Mohammed Shehab and helping to promote the game through introducing it to new young players and nurturing their talents.
www.alshindagah.com /julaug2003/snooker.html   (1481 words)

 Doug Morch - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Doug Morch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Doug Morch - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Doug Morch.
Here you will find more informations about Doug Morch.
Doug Morch is the lead guitarist of British indie band Longview.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Doug-Morch.html   (87 words)

The first Welsh Professional Championship was held as long ago as the 1920s when J.S. Nicholls beat W. Davies but it was another 50 years before there was another contest.
In 1977, the only two Welsh professionals at the time, Ray Reardon and Doug Mountjoy, met in Caerphilly with Reardon winning 12-8.
A new venue, Abertillery, new sponsors, BCE, and there was a new champion in the shape of Terry Griffiths who won again at the same venue in 1986.
www.cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /Welshpro.HTM   (304 words)

With the likes of Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry, Terry Griffiths, Doug Mountjoy and Allison Fisher as previous students, Callan's coaching credentials are second to none, but can he transfer this knowledge effectively to a book?
Using such familiar 'names' allows a faster acceptance of what is being discussed and gives the reader a greater confidence in Callan's ideas by pointing out the similarities between his ideas and these top players' techniques.
Probably the most uplifting part of this book is the case study of Callan's involvement with Doug Mountjoy.
members.aol.com /snookermag/Contributions.htm   (792 words)

 Richmond Ad Club - The Richmond Show
As an executive producer at Dennis Hayes and Associates, she learned about the production of TV commercials and familiarized herself with producers from around the world.
Doug Pedersen is an art director with Loeffler Ketchum Mountjoy in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Before moving to the cooler climate of that state, he spent many hot summers in Fort Worth and Austin, Texas (where he attended The University of Texas).
www.richmondadclub.com /richmond_show/show04_judges.html   (1933 words)

Tennents, another division of the same parent company as Coral, took over the sponsorship in 1986 and Steve Davis won another two titles.
Then along came Stephen Hendry who was expected to cruise past a revived Doug Mountjoy in the 1988 final.
Doug had won the title ten years earlier but was enjoying a revival in form.
www.cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /UK.htm   (617 words)

 GoBendy.com Message Board - Nov 1st Schedule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
9:30 - 10:10 the doug mountjoy trio (40 mins)
> the doug mountjoy trio will be ready to go virtually straight on as there
> 9.10 - 9.50 doug mountjoy trio (40 mins)
www.gobendy.com /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=15   (355 words)

 icCoventry - Bell Green trio lift national title   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brilliant Bell Green WMC snapped up a national title by beating a Welsh side which included former TV favourite Doug Mountjoy.
White had earlier beaten Mountjoy in the first game of the match, a 48 break being enough to clinch a 65-21 win.
White repeated his win over Mountjoy in the next, but the frame was much closer at 54-43, White eventually taking the last three colours.
iccoventry.icnetwork.co.uk /0200sport/0200localsport/tm_objectid=15638134&method=full&siteid=50003&headline=bell-green-trio-lift-national-title-name_page.html   (253 words)

 BBC SPORT | OTHER SPORTS | Doherty sets sights on elite
If the Dubliner collects the £44,000 first prize he will become only the eighth player in a quarter of a century of ranking events to triumph at back-to-back tournaments.
Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis, John Parrott, Jimmy White, Mark Williams, John Higgins and Doug Mountjoy have previously pulled off successive ranking event victories since the world list was introduced in 1976.
Doherty, successful at the Regal Welsh Open in January, remained on course for another trophy with a convincing 5-1 victory over John Parrott on Friday.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/low/other_sports/1225669.stm   (374 words)

 TCM Breaking News - 2001/03/17: Snooker: Doherty on course for Bangkok boost
He triumphed at the Regal Welsh Open in January and leads Stephen Hendry 5-3 entering the final session of the Thailand Masters at the Merchant Court Hotel, Bangkok.
It means that Doherty needs only four of the remaining nine frames to join Hendry, Steve Davis, Jimmy White, John Parrott, Doug Mountjoy, Mark Williams and John Higgins as only the eighth player to win consecutive ranking events.
Doherty, who eased past John Parrott 5-1 in the semi-finals last night, failed to spark in the early stages.
archives.tcm.ie /breakingnews/2001/03/17/story6890.asp   (325 words)

 SnookerUSA.com - World Of Snooker: 2001 Thailand Masters Preview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Competing in the 1989 event, only 10 months after being crowned IBSF World Amateur Snooker Champion in Sydney, Australia, his shortage of professional snooker experience was no handicap.
His big name victims included Mike Hallett, Doug Mountjoy, who was then UK Champion, Silvino Francisco and the 1979 Embassy World Champion Terry Griffiths before finally succumbing to Stephen Hendry with the title at stake.
This stunning debut in a ranking event, and on home soil too, caught the imagination of the sports-mad Thai public and local television received massive viewing figures as a result.
www.snookerusa.com /menu/worldofsnooker/01-02wsmaintour/02thaimasters   (517 words)

Owner: Christine & Dennis Mountjoy., Clarkston, WA 99403.
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Owner: Arlyne & Doug Smith & S Burns., Chicago Heights, IL 60411.
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 eBay.co.uk - doug, doug Sports Memorabilia, Football Memorabilia items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Doug Smail 1991-92 Pro Set French North Stars 
Doug Wright signed & mounted 10x8 England & Kent 
Doug Lazy - HOUSE - David Morales Mixes 
sports-memorabilia.search.ebay.co.uk /doug_Sports-Memorabilia_W0QQfsooZ1QQfsopZ3QQsacatZ64482QQsascsZ2   (345 words)

 SPORTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Dubai - UAE's Mohammed Al Joker, Obaid Khalifa and Mohammed Shehab qualified for the pre-quarterfinals of the 14th Asian Snooker Championship for the first time in UAE national team history.
Doug Mountjoy, the UAE national team coach, was pleased with what had been achieved: "They played splendidly.
I am satisfied with their performance in the Asian tournament.
www.gulf-news.com /gn/sports/080497.htm   (1421 words)

 Gwent tour, 4th event review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the second round you saw some top 16 players falling, including number 1 ranked player after 3 events Darren Price and also Andrew Hulbert, John Lewis and Karl Batt, there where some no shows which included Carl Jones of Blaenavon and Barry Witherstone.
In the semi finals you saw Steve (on form) Skinner beating your own Tyron (Tiger) Williams after some solid tactical play and another surprize was Ken Leeson beating retired snooker pro Doug Mountjoy.
In the final you saw the old heads going at it with more tactical play and a lot of respect for each other but with Steve (on form) Skinner beating 5 Welsh internationals on his way to the final there was no way he was going to lose and finally beat Ken Leeson 4-1.
www.welsh8ball.com /print.php?sid=202   (252 words)

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