Toon Greebe Obituary – Former PDC and BDO player Toon Greebe has passed away at 35. Toon Greebe, a Dutch darts player was announced dead today, Monday, the 16th of October 2023.
In late 2017, due to a severe infection, his right foot had to be amputated. Still, there was good news to report again in 2019. He won the Polish Open showing a future still in darts.
Then his health went downhill again, and in late 2022 the lower part of his left leg also had to be amputated. His passing has already caused quite a reaction from the darts world.
Toon Greebe Illness and Death
In late 2022, Greebe had to have his lower leg amputated.
On 16 October 2023, Greebe’s death at the age of 35 was announced by his family.
We are saddened to learn of the passing of Toon Greebe at the age of 35.— Live Darts (@livedarts) October 16, 2023
Toon competed in the 2008 and 2010 PDC World Championship and won the Polish Open in 2019.
Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/PsOUW9C7AZ
Who was Toon Greebe Darter?
Toon Greebe (25 September 1988 – 16 October 2023) was a professional Dutch darts player who played in the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) & World Darts Federation (WDF) tournaments.
Gribe initially joined the PDC ranks as a highly-rated teenager after scoring two nine-darts on the domestic circuit and reaching the quarter-finals of the Dutch Open in 2007.
He made a strong start to his PDC career, qualifying for the 2008 and 2010 World Darts Championships, but lost to Peter Manley and three-time world champion at their respective Alexandra Palace events John Pat.
Gribb has also been a two-time British Open qualifier, coming off the most successful year of his career in which he reached the quarter-finals of the Players Championship twice in 2009 against Phil Taylor. First appearance at the European Championships.
He also reached the last 16 of a ProTour event in January 2012, beating good friend Michael van Gerwen, but opted to retire from the professional circuit in 2014.
Gribe has suffered well-documented health issues in recent years, which resulted in the tragic amputation of his right foot and left leg.
In 2017, the Dutchman was taken to hospital with a severe infection that resulted in the amputation of his right foot, but he made a spectacular return to the winner’s circle at the 2019 WDF Polish Open.
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