World Darts Trophy Men 2003

In 2003 a Dutchman won the World Darts Trophy for the first time. Raymond van Barneveld knocked out Mervyn King in a thrilling final and this meant Dutch success in Utrecht.

Barney saw off John Snijers, Bob Taylor, Gary Robson and Tony David on his way to the final. Number two seed King defeated Shaun Greatbatch, Vincent van der Voort, Martin Adams and the Finnish surprise Jarkko Komula.

Four seeds lost in the first round, with Ted Hankey being the biggest casualty losing 0-3 to Komula.

Venue: Netherlands Vechtsebanen, Utrecht From: Saturday 06 September 2003 Till: Sunday 14 September 2003

Champion

Raymond van Barneveld
Photographer: Hans Willink
2003 World Darts Trophy

Prize money

  • High finish
    €2,000
  • Champion
    €45,000
  • Runner-up
    €22,500
  • Semi finalists
    €11,250
  • Quarter finalists
    €6,000
  • Last 16
    €3,000
  • Last 32
    €2,000
  • Total
    €172,000
By year:

List of finals

Year Winner Result Runner-Up
2007
(1) (103.11)
7
7 - 3
(1) (102.06)
3
2006
(102.21)
7
7 - 2
(2) (94.74)
2
2005
(91.50)
6
6 - 4
(3) (88.77)
4
2004 6 - 4
(91.50)
4
2003 6 - 2
(2) (98.07)
2
2002
(97.80)
6
6 - 0
(90.48)
0