Willie Thorne

Willie Thorne

Born: 4 March 1954 in
Leicester, England

Nationality: English

Winner of 7 professional titles, including one ranking title

Professional: 1975–2002

Highest ranking: 7


Willie Thorne was a very good break builder and played a more agressive potting game than most of his contemporaries. He had 136 competitive centuries during his careeer, including a 147 in the 1987 UK Championship.  He was only the third player to achieve the 100 century landmark in the professional game.

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