Peter Traces admits he had a foul perspective in the direction of snooker earlier than heading into Q College, and it was solely listening to the sincere fact from a apply companion that helped him change his mentality.
Leeds cueman Traces was relegated from the tour on the finish of final season however rapidly secured his place on the circuit for one more two seasons by profitable 5 matches at Q College in Sheffield, culminating in a 4-2 defeat of Ian Burns.
“I have to say a particular thanks to Patrick Whelan,” stated the 51-year-old veteran. “He comes over to practise with me and he’s making an attempt to be taught the sport. He gave me a ticking off about my perspective. I by no means realised how dangerous it was, due to the way in which I used to be feeling. I genuinely imagine that if he hadn’t pointed that out, there’s no approach I’d have gotten via Q College. He actually did assist me out, as a result of my perspective stunk!”