By John Lowe, Apr 10 2013 07:41AM
The Unicorn PDC challenge tour, for players aged 14 - 25, was a huge success last month in Barnsley, now the tour moves on to Wigan, May 11th wekend, there will be three events, each one with a prize fund of £3000, entry is £30, and must be made online at www.planetdarts/tv before the event. This is a wonderful opportunity for young aspiring players, to test the water, so to speak, fund out if they have the ability, and the confidence needed, to enter the sport at a competitive level, and go on to greater challenges on the senior tour, I wish all competitors success, but most of all enjoyment, and a big thank you to Unicorn for providing the opportunity for so many.
By John Lowe, Apr 7 2013 07:29AM
I will be playing against the locals at The Black Bull, Sutton in Craven, Keigthley, on Friday night the 12th April, everyone is welcome, come along and enjoy a great night, with some great company, toe the Oche 8pm.
Photograph: Sutton in Craven.
By John Lowe, Apr 5 2013 07:50AM
After week nine in the PL, the bottom of the table remained the same, all bottom four players losing, this means Gary Anderson and Wes Newton, will drop out of the league, leaving the top 8 players to play each other once more. Anderson never looked like beating in form Wade, losing 7-3, Newton did put up a fight against Hamilton, but went down 7-5, the two other players fighting for survival, Whitlock and Lewis, will remain in the league, but face a battle to make headway into the top four, Whitlock continued his miserable form, averaging only 88 in a match that michael Van Gerwen won quite easlily, Lewis put up a good display against Barney, and the 7-2 score line does not reflect the true game, in the non relagation battle match, Taylor lost 7-4 to Robert Thornton, Thornton averaged over 100 yet again, proving he is not out of his depth in this company, the table is tight at the top, MVG, Wade, Barney, all on 12 points, Thornton on 11, and Taylor on 10, the battle is well and truly on.
Photograph: MVG goes top of the table.
By John Lowe, Apr 4 2013 03:22PM
Two players will leave the PL after tonights round in Brighton, it will be a fight for survival for, whitlock, Newton, Lewis and Anderson, surprisingly non of them play each other, and all have difficult matches, that could result in the bottom of the table remaining has it is, Anderson plays Wade, Newton plays Hamilton, Whitlock plays Michael Van Gerwen, and Lewis plays Barney, should Lewis lose, and Anderson and Newton win, it looks like Lewis would still survive with the legs won difference, this should be a great night of darts, the pressure is well and truly on.
By John Lowe, Apr 2 2013 07:12AM
The John Lowe Charity Golf Classic, at the Amarilla Golf Club, Tenerife, September the 14th 2013, is now open for entry. Teams of four, Texas Scramble, 9am Shotgun Start, one buggy per team guaranteed, Luxury BBQ to follow golf, prize presentation, and auction by myself. All proceeds raised will go to our adopted charity AMATE Breast Cancer Care Tenerife. Entry will be closed at 25 teams, and costs 240 euro per team, anyone wanting to come to the BBQ and presentation only, 10 euro per guest. If you are thinking of coming out from the UK, and require accommodation, please take a visit through the Royal Palm site, left hand side of this front page, click on the photograph to enter, highly recommended, and where we all stay. The 2013 Captain of Amarilla, Simon Shovlar, has taken the event under his wing as part of his Captains Charity, I can assure everyone, you will have a day to remember, in some great company, the day is casual throughout, and you will be away for 6pm.
By John Lowe, Apr 2 2013 07:00AM
Friday 5th of April, a return visit to the Horse and Groom, Consett Road, we all enjoyed a great night last time, have the guys stepped up their game, maybe downloaded The Art of Darts, we shall see, toe the Oche 8pm.
By John Lowe, Apr 1 2013 02:46PM
My next exhibition show, will be at the Houldsworth Working Mens Club, Reddish, Stockport, on Thursday the 4th of April, everyone welcome.
By John Lowe, Mar 31 2013 09:03AM
Highley WMC, was buzzing last night, the club was packed to the raffters, always great to see when the darters turn out in force, I played Highley club way back in the late 70's, it was a big coal mining area, and the miners supported their club, like no other, many of the older guys wanted to talk to me about those days, and I loved it, my father was a coal miner, and I have an affinity and admiration for them, the players on the Oche where also of a good standard, my challengers put up a great performance, and only narrowly lost, the whole night was a testiment to how a darts exhibition should be run, from the ticket seller, to the bar staff, everyone knew what they had to do, thank's to the people of Highley and district for making us welcome, I trust one day we can return.
9 Dart Game
John Lowe. three times champion of the world in three seperate decades, the 70's, the 80's and the 90's, the first player in the history of the sport to achieve the perfect game of 501 on Television, in 1984, winning £102,000, winner of over 1000 titles world wide, simply: The Legend of Darts.
About John Lowe
30 year anniversary 9 dart interview
Mr Maximums: Cliff Thorburn the first player to do a 147 Snooker clearance on TV and myself the first person to do the 9 dart 501 on TV
John appeared on ITV's Amazing Greys in 2014 he had to hit as many targets as possible in 30 seconds, all the targets where different heights and lengths, if the competitor beat John he would win £10,000, John won by a margin of 9.
John Explains his darts set up
One of John's favourite charity's is The Variety Club of Great Britain who raise many thousands of pounds by organising golf days around the country, the aim is to buy Mini Coaches for Children, in the picture John is at St Piere Chepstow and the Coach in view is about to be present to a School in Birmingham.
Royal Palm is John's favourite resort in Tenerife situated in Los Cristianos, it has everything you could ask for to make your stay enjoyable, immaculate in every way, all English TV and Satelite channels, quite, secure, close to excellent restaurants and friendly Bars, for a full tour of Royal Palm click the photograph above. Make sure you inform the Manager Neil I sent you, it makes a difference.
John's Tips from the Top
Unicorns YouTube Channel and all the interviews with John, click the buttons to view.
John talks to Tungsten Tales and explains his practise routine before a match and why he does it his way.
More Unicorn YouTube inveriews to follow, to view recent interviews click the buttons above, to visit the Unicorn main page for all product news and product viewing click the Unicorn logo at the top of the page.
The next generation of players begins now.
30 seconds of John Lowe
Beware of imitations, this is the John Lowe
World Champion Darts in Tungsten Titanium
also available in Tungsten, note the 21 grm
model has 7 grove rings.
John Lowe's Sporting Heros
A quick fire 30 seconds of John Lowe
John's in depth career interview
John talks about his sporting heros
John talks to Unicorn about his amazing career
The moment in history that changed the sport and
the life of John Lowe forever: 13/10/1984
6 perfect bulls
The Dart designed by John Lowe developed and produced by Unicorn to win over 1000 titles world wide - copied and used by others to win countless major titles - this is where the Evolution started.
John Lowe - The Throw 1978-2008
John was Unicorns first World champion
The Throw of a World Champion
John is credited by many professionals in the sport including
Phil Taylor to have the perfect throwing action, this video shows John's action from 1978 through 2008, the only thing that changes is the speed of throw and John decides that when knowing who his opponent will be, for full detail record on your mobile and slow down to see all movements.