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Peter Locke
Personal information
Full namePeter Locke
NicknameBomper
BornWales
Darts information
Playing darts since1975
Darts26 Gram
LateralityRight-handed
Walk-on music"Hi Ho Silver Lining" by Jeff Beck
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO1982–1993
PDC2006
BDO majors – best performances
World Ch'shipQuarter Finals: 1984, 1986
World MastersLast 32: 1984, 1986, 1991, 1992
PDC premier events – best performances
UK OpenLast 128: 2006
Other tournament wins
TournamentYears
MFI World Pairs
Welsh Classic
1987
1982, 1991

Peter Locke is a retired Welsh professional darts player.

Darts Career

Locke joining on the BDO in October 1982.

Locke made his World Championship debut in the 1983 BDO World Darts Championship, losing in the first round to Terry O'Dea. A year later in the 1984 BDO World Darts Championship, he reached the quarter finals, defeating Russell Stewart in the first round and then Malcolm Davies in the second round before losing to the eventual champion Eric Bristow in a 5-0 whitewash. In the 1985 BDO World Darts Championship, he lost in the first round to Fred McMullan. Locke then reached the final of the 1985 British Open, losing to John Cosnett. In the 1986 BDO World Darts Championship, Locke succeeded in reaching the quarter-final for the second time by defeating Canadian Bill Steinke in the first round and then Singapore player Paul Lim in the second round before losing again to Bristow in another whitewash with Bristow again going on to win his third successive world championship. Locke made one more appearance in the world championships in 1987, losing in the first round Bob Anderson. Peter Locke/Eric Bristow also lost in the 1986 MFI world pairs final. Then went on to become mfi world pairs champions a year later in 1987 [locke/bristow] who then beat John Lowe and Tony Payne for the 1987 title.

Locke also played in the Winmau World Masters four times, and lost in the lost round each time: losing in 1984 to Steve Brennan, in 1986 to Stewart, in 1991 to Donnie MacLean, and in 1992 to Keith Sullivan. Locke, having lost to Norman Fletcher in the 2006 Budweiser UK Open, quit the PDC in 2006.

World Championship Results

BDO