I am the youngest daughter of Horace Lindrum, a past World Champion Snooker player. Walter Lindrum was my Great Uncle and Godfather. Dolly Lindrum was my second cousin and Godmother. I was christened Tam and still have a copy of my commemorative certificate along with the silver Christening cup from Dolly and Walter, which I […]
Category: Walter Lindrum
Walter Lindrum Timeline
Timeline of history’s best billiards player, Walter Lindrum. This is a testament to a man who gave the sport and his country his very best.
Walter Lindrum Coaching Billiards and Snooker in the Australian Army (Audio Interview)
“Thank you to Blaise Northey and Col (Ret.) Tony Hall OAM for recording this interview about Walter Lindrum coaching billiards and snooker in the Australian Army, and to Mark Dunn for helping bring this to light. This interview showcases Walter’s generosity and love for the sport, through a story detailing his eagerness to pass on his billiards and snooker knowledge to others.” – Tammy Lindrum
Books by Walter Lindrum
Utmost gratitude to Dale Mackay for providing these resources, allowing us to share Walter Lindrum’s billiards insights with the world. We hope that viewers can digest these books, studying the beautiful game and taking their skills to a higher level.
New Zealand Croquet Team at Yarraville
On Wednesday the 17th of November the New Zealand Croquet Team paid a surprise visit to the Yarraville club for some much needed relaxation following their 10-11 loss to Australia in the first round of croquet’s equivalent of the football World Cup playoffs, The MacRobertson Shield. The MacRobertson Shield consists of three five-day tests between […]
Wayne Carey’s Tribute to Walter Lindrum
Thank you to Wayne Carey for giving us permission to post part of his article on our website. This is a very touching article highlighting the incredible legacy that Walter Lindrum has left on the game, which has permeated global snooker and billards, and spanned multiple generations into the present day.
Extract from “A history of billiards in Melbourne” by David Pitt
A big thanks to David Pitt for allowing us to share his thoroughly informative article, “A History of Billiards in Melbourne”, at walterlindrum.org Extract from “A history of billiards in Melbourne” by David Pitt for the program for the Endeavour Life Care 2019 World Billiards Championship held at the RACV Club Melbourne. Article Source: https://www.facebook.com/alcocksbilliards/posts/2901555693390314 […]
Walter Lindrum – The Greatest Billiards Player of All Time
Walter Lindrum – Fifty-seven world records, with some still standing today. Considered to be one of Australia’s all-time greatest sportsmen, Walter Lindrum was in a league of his own on the billiards table. His talent for the sport was a product of both genetics and environment, and his rise to the top is nothing short of fascinating.
The man who should be Sir. Walter Albert Lindrum MBE, OBE, AM
Walter Lindrum received an MBE in 1951 as well as an OBE in 1958 – these honours were awarded to him by the Queen due to his success in raising huge amounts of money for charity during the war years. Indeed, Walter walked with Kings, but never lost that common touch which endeared him to thousands.
The Poem Dedicated to Walter Lindrum by Joe Minici (2020 Walter Lindrum Grant Winner)
Walter Lindrum – Master Billiards Player – It is one hundred years since Lindrum was born, thirty eight since he left us we remember and mourn. For outstanding champions seldom are seen, immortals are rarer and few there have been, Who excelled at their sport with his skill and flair, he shattered opponents they were left in despair!…
From the Master Himself
Walter wrote here with my treatise on Billiards: “A game I have always loved and at which I am proud to be the worlds leader.” Walter has made 711 breaks over 1000 29 breaks over 2000 2 breaks over 3000 1 break over 4000 Walter held 57 world records: also English, Australian, Irish, Scottish, American, […]