Jimmy's Titles

Here is as comprehensive a list of Jimmy's honours as I could find. I would be very grateful to anyone who could email me any corrections/additions to this page, however trivial.

He has won the following amateur tournaments: -
  • British Under 16 title: 1977
     
  • English Amateur Championship: 1978
     
  • World Amateur Championship: 1980
     
  • Indian Amateur: 1980

 

He has won ten ranking tournaments since turning professional in 1980: -
  • Mercantile Credit Classic (Warrington): 1986, 1991
    1986: bt Cliff Thorburn 13-12 (45,000)
    1991: bt Stephen Hendry 10-4 (60,000)
     
  • Rothmans Grand Prix: 1986, 1992
    1986: bt Rex Williams 10-6 (55,000)
    1992: bt Ken Doherty 10-9 (80,000)
     
  • British Open (Derby): 1987, 1992
    1987: bt Neil Foulds 13-9 (60,000)
    1992: bt James Wattana 10-7 (75,000)
     
  • BCE Canadian Masters: 1988
    bt Steve Davis 9-4 (40,000)
     
  • Humo European Open: 1992
    bt Mark Johnston-Allen 9-3 (25,000)
     
  • Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship (Preston): 1992
    bt John Parrott 16-9 (75,000)
     
  • Daily Record Players Championship: 2004
    Jimmy White 9-7 Paul Hunter

 

He has won many other professional events: -
  • Northern Ireland Classic (Belfast): 1981
    bt Steve Davis 11-9 (5,000)
     
  • Pot Black: 1986
    bt Doug Mountjoy
     
  • Everest World Matchplay: 1989
    bt John Parrott 18-9 (100,000)
     
  • Coalite World Matchplay: 1990
    bt Stephen Hendry 18-9 (70,000)
     
  • Mita World Masters (Birmingham): 1991
    bt Tony Drago 10-6 (200,000)
     
  • Benson & Hedges Masters: 1984
    bt Terry Griffiths 9-5
     
  • Benson & Hedges Irish Masters: 1985, 1986
    1985: bt Alex Higgins 9-5 (20,000 + 2,000 for 120 highest break)
    1986: bt Willie Thorne 9-5 (20,089!!!)
     
  • Carlsberg Challenge (Dublin): 1984, 1985
    1984 bt Tony Knowles 9-7
    1985 bt Alex Higgins 8-3
     
  • Laing's Scottish Masters (Glasgow): 1981
    bt Cliff Thorburn 9-4 (8,000)
     
  • European League: 1993
    bt Alan McManus 10-7 (25,000)
     
  • Hofmeister World Doubles: 1984
    Jimmy & Alex Higgins bt Cliff Thorburn & Willie Thorne 10-2 (34,500 each)
     
  • Hong Kong Masters: 1988
    bt Neal Foulds 6-3 (30,000)
     
  • Canal Plus European Challenge: 1991
    bt Steve Davis 4-1 (20,000)
     
  • Pontins Open: 1999
    bt Matthew Stevens 9-6

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