Name: Pete Williamson
DOB: July 26th 1948
First Pro Match: 1991
147’s Officiated: 7
Career Highlights: Officiating: Seven professional maximum breaks, two ranking event semi-finals and being a regular at the World Championship in Sheffield
A local referee since the 1970’s and former worker at Liverpool airport, Pete Williamson began refereeing professionally in 1991 and has since been an established figure on the tour.
Career highlights include regular appearances at the World Championship in Sheffield, taking charge of major semi-finals at the British and Welsh Open tournaments, and also being lucky enough to referee seven maximum 147 breaks.
Pete awaits the arrival of Graeme Dott at the Crucible in 2010
Amongst these are two from John Higgins, one from Barry Pinches at the 2000 Welsh Open, one from Jason Prince in the 1999 British Open qualifiers and one from Nick Dyson.
His most recent maximum came at the 2011 Welsh Open as Stephen Hendry made the 10th career in the opening frame of his match against countryman Stephen Maguire.