Phil Taylor has introduced the World Senior Darts Tour in 2024 will likely be his closing year on the circuit.
The 16-time world champion initially walked away from the sport in 2018 after making the closing of the PDC World Championship, however returned to aggressive darts final year.
Taylor, often called ‘The Energy’, has now confirmed his glittering trophy-laden profession on the oche is about to enter its closing 12 months, however he’ll proceed to be a World Senior Darts Tour world ambassador after his retirement.
He stated: “I’ll at all times love performing to the greatest of my potential, however time waits for no man and I do know now’s the proper time to step away from the Tour.
“It’s been an unbelievable journey over the previous 35 years and I’ve cherished each minute of it.
“I’d like to thank Goal and the World Seniors Darts Tour for his or her assist lately and I’m wanting ahead to enjoying in entrance of darts followers throughout the nation next year.
“I’m going to be working simply as onerous as I at all times have to be certain that I give the followers what they need and exit on high.”
The World Senior Darts Tour consists of 11 occasions, together with the World Senior Darts Championship at the Circus Tavern in February.
Taylor has made the quarter-finals throughout the final two years, however will intention to exit on a excessive in 2024.
Billy Lovell of World Senior Darts Tour added: “Phil is one of the best sports activities folks the UK has ever produced and we wish to place on file how grateful we’re that he determined to come out of retirement at the starting of our mission.
“We now have completely cherished having him round and we’re positive his closing year on tour with us will likely be nice enjoyable.”