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Encyclopedia > Scottish Masters (snooker)

The Scottish Masters, often known by its sponsored names, the Lang's Scottish Masters or the Regal Scottish Masters, was a non-ranking professional snooker tournament held every year from 1981-2002 (except 1988). The tournament was invitational and held in various locations in Scotland, including the Hospitality Inn and the Thistle Hotel (both in Glasgow) and the Civic Centre in Motherwell. Following the ban on tobacco advertising, the tournament was unable to find a new sponsor and was abandoned. It was won three times apiece by Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O'Sullivan. The snooker world rankings are a system of ranking professional snooker players. ... Snooker is a billiards sport that is played on a large (12 feet × 6 feet) baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions. ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots2 Government Constitutional monarchy (as part of the UK)  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Brandon Parade, the main shopping street in Motherwell, on a typical Saturday Motherwell (Tobar na Màthar in Gaelic) is a large burgh in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, between Glasgow and Edinburgh. ... Tobacco advertising is the promotion of tobacco use (typically smoking) by the tobacco industry through a variety of media. ... Steve Davis OBE (born August 22, 1957) is an English professional snooker player who lives in Brentwood, Essex with his wife and two sons. ... Stephen Hendry MBE (born January 13, 1969 in Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross) is a Scottish professional snooker player. ... Ronnie OSullivan (born 5 December 1975) is an English professional snooker player. ...


Winners

Year Winner Opponent Final score Season
Lang's Scottish Masters
1981 Jimmy White Cliff Thorburn 9 - 4 1981/82
1982 Steve Davis Alex Higgins 9 - 4 1982/83
1983 Steve Davis Tony Knowles 9 - 6 1983/84
1984 Steve Davis Jimmy White 9 - 4 1984/85
1985 Cliff Thorburn Willie Thorne 9 - 7 1985/86
1986 Cliff Thorburn Alex Higgins 9 - 8 1986/87
1987 Joe Johnson Terry Griffiths 9 - 7 1987/88
No tournament held in 1988
Regal Scottish Masters
1989 Stephen Hendry Terry Griffiths 10 - 1 1989/90
1990 Stephen Hendry Terry Griffiths 10 - 6 1990/91
1991 Mike Hallett Steve Davis 10 - 6 1991/92
1992 Neal Foulds Gary Wilkinson 10 - 8 1992/93
1993 Ken Doherty Alan McManus 10 - 9 1993/94
1994 Ken Doherty Stephen Hendry 9 - 7 1994/95
1995 Stephen Hendry Peter Ebdon 9 - 5 1995/96
1996 Peter Ebdon Alan McManus 9 - 6 1996/97
1997 Nigel Bond Alan McManus 9 - 8 1997/98
1998 Ronnie O'Sullivan John Higgins 9 - 7 1998/99
1999 Matthew Stevens John Higgins 9 - 7 1999/00
2000 Ronnie O'Sullivan Stephen Hendry 9 - 6 2000/01
2001 John Higgins Ronnie O'Sullivan 9 - 6 2001/02
2002 Ronnie O'Sullivan John Higgins 9 - 4 2002/03

 
 

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