WORLD SERIES OF DARTS’ WOLLONGONG DEBUT DELAYED BY 12 MONTHS
Thursday 9 April 2020 7:00am
The PDC's World Series of Darts - featuring the likes of world number one Michael van Gerwen, World Champion Peter Wright and history-maker Fallon Sherrock - had been in line to make its debut at the WIN Entertainment Centre on August 14-15.
However, due to the ongoing global restrictions, the 16-player event has been moved back 12 months and will now take place on August 6-7 2021.
The NSW Darts Masters will be part of a treble-header alongside events in Townsville and Hamilton, with all three tournaments originally scheduled for 2020 now postponed alongside a planned World Series of Darts event in New York.
"As with our recent decision to move the US Darts Masters in New York back 12 months to be part of our 2021 World Series of Darts, we felt that this was the most appropriate step for our Oceanic events given the current global situation," said PDC Chief Executive Matthew Porter.
"The reaction of fans in Australia and New Zealand ahead of our World Series of Darts events had been extremely encouraging and we had been very excited about our planned debuts in Wollongong and Townsville as well as the return to Hamilton.
"To agree dates to stage the events in 2021 will now enable fans to plan with a greater degree of certainty for what should be three fantastic World Series events."
Tickets purchased for the planned 2020 tournaments will be valid for the equivalent session of the new 2021 events. Further details can be obtained from Ticketmaster.