Coral World Grand Prix at Cheltenham Racecourse event to remember

Snooker fans had a week to remember at Cheltenham Racecourse as the town’s first ever major tournament came to a dramatic close.

After a week of action, drama, and upsets, the venue has been championed by both fans and players after being the host venue for the Coral World Grand Prix.

Judd Trump scored an impressive victory in the final over Ali Carter in The Centaur and the racecourse and its auditorium more than lived up to expectations.

Ivan Hirschowitz, of World Snooker, said: “Cheltenham Racecourse is a fantastic venue with great facilities in a beautiful part of the world.

“A lot of the players have commented on this, including Stuart Bingham and World Champion Mark Williams who both posted on social media saying what a stunning place Cheltenham racecourse is.”

“The most important factor is how well snooker is supported by the local fans and we have been very pleased to see good crowds and a fantastic atmosphere throughout the week.”

Judd Trump claimed his tenth ranking title with victory at the Coral World Grand Prix at Cheltenham Racecourse, defeating Ali Carter 10-6 in the final, and claim the £100,000 purse.