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Pink Ribbon to Return in 2012

Amidst the rumble and tumble of World Championship excitment, there was a press release today signalling the return of the annual Pink Ribbon pro-am event in Gloucester.

Read below for more details…

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South West Snooker Academy is delighted to announce the launch of the 2012 Pink Ribbon Pro Am, the biggest Charity Pro Am in the World

Following the success of the first two year’s events, this year is set to be even bigger and better.

The Amateur qualifying days will be 6-8 June with the 32 seeded professionals joining the tournament on 9-10 June.

Thirty-two of the World’s leading Professionals will be in the draw alongside hundreds of amateur, junior and lady players from around the World.

Amateur players can enter the event twice, and will be placed in opposite halves of the draw. This provides real value for money for less experienced players who will get at least two matches and be able enjoy the great atmosphere of the event.

The whole event is sponsored by MIUS, with a guaranteed £10,000 prize fund.

All proceeds from the event are donated to Breast Cancer Charities, and the target is to exceed last year’s total of over £10,000 raised.

The event is played on the World Snooker Star Tournament tables at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester.

The event provides a rare chance for amateur players to play alongside, and even against, their heroes from the professional world, as well as playing on the fabulous tournament tables.

For players and spectators alike, there are opportunities for photographs, autographs and to mingle with the professionals and to see some top quality snooker as well.

CLICK HERE for more Event Information and Entry Details.



Creator of SnookerHQ and a journalism graduate, David has been actively reporting on snooker since 2011. He has been published in national publications and has appeared on BBC World News and on talkSPORT radio as an analyst.

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