In the final match of the Manchester 1930 tour against Willie Smith, two-time world billliards champion, Walter Lindrum set numerous records: the highest individual aggregate (36,256), the largest winning margin (21,285), a record match average (262), and a record number of four-figure breaks (11).
Walter Lindrum Official Website
Walter “Wally” Lindrum was thought by many as the greatest billiards champion the world has ever known. There is not another sportsman in history that has as many records that remain unbroken. This website is dedicated to the loving memory of Walter Lindrum, one of Australia’s greatest sporting legends. Our mission is to ensure that Walter's remarkable talent along with his unbeaten records in the game of billiards are never forgotten, help promote Australian cue sports, and inspire those that have a love and passion for Billiards to achieve great success in the sport.
In January 1932, in a match against reigning world champion Joe Davis, in London, Walter Lindrum occupied the table for 2 hours 55 minutes, for about 1900 consecutive scoring shots and compiled a world record break of 4137, which included 15 sequences of nursery cannons to accumulate 2578 of his points.
Walter Lindrum holds the record break for each country that he played in, the fastest century break (46 seconds) and 1011 points in 30 minutes. In 1933 on a tour to South Africa, Walter Lindrum claimed a new world record for fast scoring when he completed 1000 points in 28 minutes in Johannesburg.
Cody first picked up a cue as a young 14-year-old. He grew up with his mother in a state-owned home in Cannons Creek, Porirua. Snooker was the game of choice in Porirua at the local club, where he could go with his mum and have fun in a safe environment. He was immediately noticed as a talent and…