Karen Corr

Karen Corr

Northern Irish former professional snooker player
Date of Birth: 10.11.1969
Country: Ireland

Biography of Karen Corr

Karen Corr, a former professional snooker player from Northern Ireland, is now a professional pool player. She became the first female snooker player to obtain a professional snooker coaching license. Karen Corr was born on November 10, 1969, in Northern Ireland. When she was 8 years old, her family moved to England. Karen started playing snooker at the age of 14 and participated in her first official tournament at the age of 15 in Leicester, England.

In 1990, Corr became the world champion in snooker for the first time and went on to repeat this achievement twice more in 1995 and 1997. In 1991, she reached the final of the women's doubles event at the World Masters tournament, but she and her partner Anne-Marie Farren lost to Allison Fisher and Stacy Hilliard. In June 1998, Karen Corr relocated to America and started playing pool at the professional level.

In 2001, Corr achieved the top spot in the world rankings and remained number one for two years. Since then, her primary focus has been on pool, in which she has won numerous titles.