Professional Darts Corporation chairman Barry Hearn has told Setanta.com that he believes that Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor has become the Tiger Woods of darts.
Hearn feels that the sport will continue to thrive as long as Taylor continues to hit the heights that have brought him 4 world titles over the past 19 years.
“People have called the PDC ‘Phil’s Darts Club’, and it is in a way, because he is so clearly the best
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Taylor is like Woods, says Hearn
Taylor beat Raymond van Barneveld to win his 14th world title in January
Darts promoter Barry Hearn believes Phil Taylor has had the same impact on darts as Tiger Woods has on golf.
Hearn believes the 48-year-old's constant success over the past 20 years has made him a household name in sport.
In a recent trip to Los Angeles to stay with singer Robbie Williams, Taylor said he was surprised to be signing more autographs than his close friend.