Jamie Jones Victorious in Pink Ribbon

Jamie Jones won the seventh annual Pink Ribbon Pro-Am at the South West Snooker Academy on Sunday.

Jamie Jones Pink Ribbon
Jamie Jones – photo courtesy of South West Snooker Academy Facebook.

The Welshman held his nerve in the final as he denied David Grace 4-3 in a deciding frame thriller.

The event, organised by Paul Mount in Gloucester since 2010, raises money for Breast Cancer Now.

Prior to this year’s edition, £62,000 had been collected for breast cancer charities and a further £11,000 was raised over the past week.

Well over 300 players took part, with Shane Castle the best performing amateur as he reached the last four, where he was beaten 4-1 by Grace.

Jones, who himself earns £2,000 for the triumph, whitewashed countryman Ryan Day in the semi-finals in which he also compiled the highest break of the tournament, a superb 138.

The 28 year-old joins Ronnie O’Sullivan, Peter Lines, Joe Perry, Stuart Bingham, Mark Joyce and Michael Holt as previous winners of the Pink Ribbon.

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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