21 Facts About Peter Evison


Peter Kenneth Evison was born on 27 May 1964 and is an English former professional darts player who competed in Professional Darts Corporation and British Darts Organisation events.


Peter Evison later appeared on the show in which he scored 300 points on the "Pounds for points" charity round.


Peter Evison appeared on the show again in 1989, scoring 323 points in 9 darts in the "Pounds for points" round.


Peter Evison made his World Championship debut in 1988, and went on to reach the quarter-finals, before losing to the eventual champion, Bob Anderson.


Peter Evison returned to the same stage the following year, only to be defeated by Eric Bristow in a close quarter-final match.


Peter Evison avenged this defeat in the final of the prestigious Winmau World Masters later in 1989, to take the title.


Peter Evison was one of the tournament favourites to win the 1990 World Championship.


However, despite hitting a 170 checkout, Peter Evison was beaten in the first round by Jack McKenna.


Peter Evison had a dip in form at the World Championship between 1990 and 1992, failing to get to the quarter-finals in any of the three, despite a first round win over John Lowe in 1991.


Peter Evison failed to qualify for the last unified World Championship in 1993.


Peter Evison was one of the top players who left the British Darts Organisation to form the World Darts Council.


Peter Evison reached the semi-final of the inaugural 1994 PDC World Darts Championship losing to eventual champion, Dennis Priestley.


Peter Evison got to the quarter-finals of the 1998 PDC World Darts Championship, losing to Harrington.


Peter Evison managed one preliminary round win in 2005 at Purfleet, before being badly beaten in a grudge match against Andy Jenkins.


In 2008, it was announced that Peter Evison was one of eight players to take part in the BetFred League of Legends alongside the likes of Bristow, Bobby George and Lowe.


Peter Evison would go on to reach the semi-finals of the tournament.


Peter Evison reached the last 16 of the Czech Open in November 2008.


In 2009, Peter Evison reached the last 16 of both the Isle of Man Open and the Open Holland.


Peter Evison then reached the quarter-finals of the Swiss Open, his best performance since returning to the BDO.


In 2012, Peter Evison attempted to rejoin the PDC via the Qualifying School but failed to earn a tour card.


In 1986, Peter Evison married wife Angie, who died in 2012.