Price once again produced some massive averages and was at the top of his game throughout the tournament but paid tribute more to the crowd in Leverkusen for helping him get over the line and ahead of Riesa hopes that support is carried forward.
Seventh heaven on European Tour for prolific Price with thrilling European Darts Open final win over Van Duijvenbode
"I'm happy to get the win," said Price.
"I played brilliant darts all weekend apart from the final. It was a slow game - I had to dig in and grind out the win, and without this crowd behind me it's really difficult.
"This weekend the crowd have been fantastic. I'm back in Germany next weekend so hopefully they'll support me again!"