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Walter Lindrum and Don Bradman playing billiards

Walter Lindrum OBE and Sir Donald Bradman are two iconic figures in Australian sports, each excelling in their respective fields. Both rose to stardom on their first visits to England, Lindrum with his record break of 3262 and 67 breaks over 1000 (more than any other player had achieved in a lifetime) in his 1929-1930 English Billiards season, and Bradman with his record innings of 334 and an astounding batting average of 139.14 in the 1930 Ashes cricket series.

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Tammy Lindrum featured image

I was fortunate to be born into a family of champions, which gave me so much to appreciate about sport and everything that can be achieved with the right mindset. I am forever proud of the amount of money raised for charity by both Horace, my dad, and Walter, my great uncle, during their lives.

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Tammy Lindrum with Walter Lindrum's Hall of Fame inductee plaque in Kalgoorlie Town Hall

I am the youngest daughter of Horace Lindrum, a past world snooker champion. 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 must confess […]

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Billiards and Snooker written by Walter Lindrum

In his seminal treatise, Walter Lindrum outlines the basics that made him the greatest billiards player of all time. He details over 60 types of practice shots for budding enthusiasts to master, which include various crowd-pleasing trick shots, and discusses table maintenance, technique, and the psychological side of the sport.

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In memory of Dolly Lindrum

Dolly was born Irene May, and following her mother’s death from birth complications, she was adopted by her grandparents, and became known as Dolly. She was Walter Lindrum’s niece, and he considered her the daughter he never had. For most of her life, she was heavily involved in the running of the family billiard room at 317 Flinders Lane.

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Walter Lindrum demonstrating billiards in a military camp

“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

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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.

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The MacRobertson Shield_Croquet World Cup By Blaise Northey for walterlindrum.org

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 […]

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