Highest Tournament Break 145 - World Championship 1995
Hamilton regained his tour card for the 2016/17 season through his European Tour Order of Merit ranking.
The Sheriff of Pottingham reached the last 32 of the Gdynia Open and the Gibraltar Open in 2015/16
He has suffered from a neck injury in recent years which has impacted on his ability to compete at the top level.
Hamilton reached the semi-finals of the Welsh Open in 2009 beating Mark Selby along the way before going out against Ali Carter.
Known as one of the most accomplished break-builders in the sport and a member of a select band of players to have made 100 centuries, Hamilton has appeared in two ranking event finals.
He has reached four crucible quarter finals. The most recent of which was in 2007, where he beat Marco Fu and Ian McCulloch before losing to Steven Maguire.