The Royal Caledonian Curling Club

The Royal Caledonian Curling Club

National Governing Body for Curling in Scotland

World Class Performance Teams competing in Perth

Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 2:25pm

Today the Mercure Perth Masters, which is part of the Curling Champions Tour, gets underway in Perth.

32 teams, including sixteen Scottish rinks and sixteen foreign rinks will be competing in the triple knock-out tournament.  The total prize purse is £17,000, with the winner taking home £6,000.

Team Brewster, Team Murdoch, Team Gray, Team Edwards and Team McWilliam who are on the World Class Performance Programme will be competing along with Team Fraser and Team Smith who are in the Royal Club Academy.  Also competing are the European Champions Team Ulsrud of Norway.  Eight teams will progress to the playoffs on Sunday.

Teams Brewster, Edwards, McWilliam, Gray, Smith and Fraser open their campaign at 16.45, while Team Murdoch’s first game is at 20.30.  Click for the Mercure Perth Masters draw.

Click for live results and information on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad app, which will allow you to view live line scores and photos from the Mercure Perth Masters 2012 curling competition running from 5th to 8th January 2012.