|Born||16 June 1956|
|Highest ranking||2 (with Billy Gilliland) (1982)|
Travers was a bronze medalist at the 1981 World Games, losing out to Swedish pair in semifinals. Travers competed in three commonwealth games in 1978, 1986 & 1990. He is a former Commonwealth games champion of 1986 in men's doubles with Gilliland, first ever player(s) in history of Scottish badminton to be a gold medalist. Until now, they remain only gold medalist from their country. They also reached career high of World no. 2 after their stellar display at the All England in 1982. In 1986 along with Billy Gilliland, they were awarded with BBC Scotland Sportsperson of the year. He became National coach of Scotland in 1997 and later president of Badminton Scotland and has coached players at many Commonwealth games & other championships, even playing competitive sport himself at the senior level. He is a numerous time European Senior Champion and World Senior Champion as well.
|1981||San Jose Civic Auditorium, California, United States||Billy Gilliland|| Thomas Kihlström
|15–10, 0–15, 9–15||Bronze|
|1986||Meadowbank Sports Centre,
|Billy Gilliland|| Andy Goode
|1984||Guild Hall, Preston, England||Billy Gilliland|| Morten Frost
Jens Peter Nierhoff
IBF World Grand Prix
The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.
|1984||Canada Open||Billy Gilliland|| Razif Sidek
|1985||Canada Open||Billy Gilliland|| Jens Peter Nierhoff
|1985||Scottish Open||Billy Gilliland|| Michael Kjeldsen
|1986||Dutch Open||Billy Gilliland|| He Xiangyang
|1986||Scottish Open||Billy Gilliland|| Jesper Knudsen
|1980||Irish Open||–, –||–, –||Winner|
|1980||Irish Open||Gordon Hamilton||–, –||–, –||Winner|
|1981||Dutch Open||Billy Gilliland|| Andy Goode
|1982||Scottish Open||Billy Gilliland|| Donald Burden
|1982||All England Open||Billy Gilliland|| Jalani Sidek
|15–8, 9–15, 10–15||Runner-up|
|1982||Irish Open||Billy Gilliland|| Ed Romejin
Bas von Barnau Sijthoff
|1982||Portugal Open||Billy Gilliland|| Darren Hall
|1986||Irish International||Alex White||–, –||Runner-up|
|1983||Irish International||Billy Gilliland|| Barry Coffey
|1983||Scottish International||Billy Gilliland|| Gerry Asquith
|1984||Welsh International||Billy Gilliland||–, –||–, –||Winner|
|1985||Irish International||Billy Gilliland|| Mark Elliott
|1986||Irish International||Alex White||–, –||–, –||Winner|
|1987||Irish International||Billy Gilliland|| Iain Pringle
|9–15, 15–12, 16–18||Runner-up|
|1988||Irish International||Anthony Gallagher|| Iain Pringle
|1989||Irish International||Kenny Middlemiss|| Anthony Gallagher
|1983||Irish International||Pamela Hamilton|| Billy Gilliland
|1985||Irish International||Pamela Hamilton|| Martin Dew
|1986||Irish International||Morag McKay||–, –||–, –||Winner|
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- Egelstaff, Susan (30 April 2014). "Meeting two men who took gold at our last home Games". www.heraldscotland.com. The Herald. Retrieved 11 January 2021.
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- "Perth's Dan Travers reflects on World Senior Championships victory". www.dailyrecord.co.uk. Perthshire Advertiser. 23 September 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2021.
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