This section is dedicated to showcasing the achievements and contributions of Walter Lindrum Grant winners in cue sports.
Anna Lynch and Rob Hall
Earlier in 2019 Anna became Australian National Women’s Billiards Champion. Anna then became the World Women’s Billiards Champion at the RACV Club in Melbourne in October 2019, as Australia’s sixth World Champion in Billiards.
Joe Minici is a two-time Australian National Billiards Champion. The popular and garrulous New South Welshman has a competition high break of 429. Joe received the grant because of his love of the game and Walter, and he continues to recite the poem to keep Walter's memory alive.
Rob Hall is a world-renowned billiards player from England, being a 9-time English champion, a 3-time World Championship finalist, and having over 14 wins in world ranking events.
Image source: robhallbilliards.com
Cody Turner is a talented young snooker player from New Zealand, who is the 2020 Oceania Under-21 Snooker champion, and received a wildcard to qualify for the World Championship. Having defeated some of Australia's best in continental tournaments, and won numerous New Zealand ranking events at senior level, he is unanimously voted as a worthy recipient of the grant to support his love of the game and assist him fund his attendance in tournaments being held this year. Walter Lindrum's connection with New Zealand dates back to the 1920s, when he and New Zealand's Clark McConachy dominated the English billards scene along with Tom Newman and Joe Davis. Read Cody's bio here
Anna Lynch is a professional jazz piano player & piano tutor, and runs her own Music Tuition School in Melbourne. After obtaining her degree in the piano from the Victorian College of the Arts, she was by chance seduced by the wonderful game of billiards. Read Anna's bio here