THE field of professional qualifiers for the 2016 Coral UK Open has been confirmed following the conclusion of the six UK Open Qualifiers in Wigan. The Coral UK Open Televised Finals will be held from March 4-6 at the Butlins Minehead Resort, with coverage live on ITV4 as 128 players do battle for the title.
Professional players have competed in six UK Open Qualifiers in Wigan this month, with each being worth £60,000 in prize money.
The top 96 players from the final UK Open Order of Merit progress to compete in the Coral UK Open, alongside 32 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers who have won through knockouts held in Rileys Sports Bars.
Kellett qualified 61st with £1,250 in prize money won. Friday afternoon’s first round sees the players ranked from 65-96 in the UK Open Order of Merit joined by the 32 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers, with the players ranked from 33-64 (including Stuart) coming in for the second round.
The draw has seen KO drawn against the winner of the first round game between veteran Mick McGowan and relative newcomer Nathan Aspinall.
So remember to tune in to watch the afternoon of Friday 4th March, live on ITV4!
Stage Eight – Second Round
Curtis Turner/Jonathan Worsley v Andy Boulton/Lee Grimshaw
Andrew Gilding v Ryan De Vreede/Nathan Derry
Daniel Day/Paul Hogan v Tony Newell
Mick McGowan/Nathan Aspinall v Stuart Kellett