Durrant to the PDC
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Glen Durrant stated he join Q-School if he does not win Lakeside.

Does he have a chance to become top 20 player ?
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Top 20 sure, top 15 possibly top 10 will be tough.
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If he makes the tour, my answer is ....To Be Continued
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I think if he joins the PDC he can be a long time top32-20 player.
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Never can tell. Currently he has the confidence of knowing he's the best. But the PDC is nothing like the BDO, he won't have the opens where he can cruise through in 3rd or 4th gear for a few rounds, he will have top players from round one. There will be 20-30 players who can match his game not the hand full there are in the BDO. I would expect him either to crash and burn or make steady progress to the top 16 like Bunting then slip back a bit when the reality of where he stands sinks in. However if it all goes well there is a top 10 spot out there to be taken by anyone who wants to grab it with Taylor on the way out and 3-4 players not playing their best so who knows. But I think Bunting is a good compassion.
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(12-10-2017, 07:05 PM)Mack Wrote: Never can tell.  Currently he has the confidence of knowing he's the best.  But the PDC is nothing like the BDO, he won't have the opens where he can cruise through in 3rd or 4th gear for a few rounds, he will have top players from round one.  There will be 20-30 players who can match his game not the hand full there are in the BDO.   I would expect him either to crash and burn or make steady progress to the top 16 like Bunting then slip back a bit when the reality of where he stands sinks in.  However if it all goes well there is a top 10 spot out there to be taken by anyone who wants to grab it with Taylor on the way out and 3-4 players not playing their best so who knows.  But I think Bunting is a good compassion.

My first thoughts before I have read your post were that he would be probably better than Bunting and he would be a lot better than Hankey... On the other hand, the possibility of him winning the Lakeside is quite big as well. Will he switch if he wins?
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(12-10-2017, 08:57 PM)elevendarter Wrote:
(12-10-2017, 07:05 PM)Mack Wrote: Never can tell.  Currently he has the confidence of knowing he's the best.  But the PDC is nothing like the BDO, he won't have the opens where he can cruise through in 3rd or 4th gear for a few rounds, he will have top players from round one.  There will be 20-30 players who can match his game not the hand full there are in the BDO.   I would expect him either to crash and burn or make steady progress to the top 16 like Bunting then slip back a bit when the reality of where he stands sinks in.  However if it all goes well there is a top 10 spot out there to be taken by anyone who wants to grab it with Taylor on the way out and 3-4 players not playing their best so who knows.  But I think Bunting is a good compassion.

My first thoughts before I have read your post were that he would be probably better than Bunting and he would be a lot better than Hankey... On the other hand, the possibility of him winning the Lakeside is quite big as well. Will he switch if he wins?

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(12-10-2017, 08:57 PM)elevendarter Wrote:
(12-10-2017, 07:05 PM)Mack Wrote: Never can tell.  Currently he has the confidence of knowing he's the best.  But the PDC is nothing like the BDO, he won't have the opens where he can cruise through in 3rd or 4th gear for a few rounds, he will have top players from round one.  There will be 20-30 players who can match his game not the hand full there are in the BDO.   I would expect him either to crash and burn or make steady progress to the top 16 like Bunting then slip back a bit when the reality of where he stands sinks in.  However if it all goes well there is a top 10 spot out there to be taken by anyone who wants to grab it with Taylor on the way out and 3-4 players not playing their best so who knows.  But I think Bunting is a good compassion.

My first thoughts before I have read your post were that he would be probably better than Bunting and he would be a lot better than Hankey... On the other hand, the possibility of him winning the Lakeside is quite big as well. Will he switch if he wins?

My guess is no. Isn't there some BDO contract stipulation saying anyone who reaches the last four and then jumps has to return his winnings?

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(12-10-2017, 09:27 PM)Berlin180 Wrote:
(12-10-2017, 08:57 PM)elevendarter Wrote:
(12-10-2017, 07:05 PM)Mack Wrote: Never can tell.  Currently he has the confidence of knowing he's the best.  But the PDC is nothing like the BDO, he won't have the opens where he can cruise through in 3rd or 4th gear for a few rounds, he will have top players from round one.  There will be 20-30 players who can match his game not the hand full there are in the BDO.   I would expect him either to crash and burn or make steady progress to the top 16 like Bunting then slip back a bit when the reality of where he stands sinks in.  However if it all goes well there is a top 10 spot out there to be taken by anyone who wants to grab it with Taylor on the way out and 3-4 players not playing their best so who knows.  But I think Bunting is a good compassion.

My first thoughts before I have read your post were that he would be probably better than Bunting and he would be a lot better than Hankey... On the other hand, the possibility of him winning the Lakeside is quite big as well. Will he switch if he wins?

My guess is no. Isn't there some BDO contract stipulation saying anyone who reaches the last four and then jumps has to return his winnings?

There is or was something like that. I think Bunting had to wait very long time before he could have announced his move to the PDC.
Another thing to consider though is the possible long streak of WC wins he could get. I see the point of not switching if you're the reigning champ.
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