All 128 Tour Card Holders will now be invited straight into the UK Open from 2019 onwards, with the field complemented by 16 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers and 16 qualifiers from the 2018 Final PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour Order of Merit.
The UK Open’s unique open draw format will remain in place, with the Tour Card Holders being exempt from the early rounds based on their PDC ranking, details TBC.
Play will again be across eight stages simultaneously at the Butlin’s Minehead Resort from March 1st-3rd with the action culminating with the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final on the main stage on Sunday.
The UK Open’s top prize will increase to tournament record £100,000 in 2019, with a total prize fund of £450,000 on offer and being paid down to the last 96.
- (128) All 2019 PDC Tour Card Holders
- (16) Top 16 Players from the final CTOoM 2018
- (16) Rileys Amateur Qualifiers ‘Details to follow’
2019 Coral UK Open Prize Money:
|Last 16 Losers||£7,500|
|Last 32 Losers||£4,000|
|Last 64 Losers||£2,000|
|Last 96 Losers||£1,000|