Bowman Carries Cuemasters Billiards
The twenty-sixth stop of the 2006/2007 McDermott All American Tour, produced by the American CueSports Alliance (ACS) was hosted by owner Bill Kramer at Cuemasters Billiards, in Dubuque, Iowa, on March 17, and featured a $1,000 added purse with twenty-nine players. The event included a double-elimination 8-ball format on bar boxes, and Rich Bideaux, Moline, IL, ran undefeated to the finals. In the hot-seat match, Bideaux – rated a “4” on a regional handicap system used – clipped Jesse Bowman, E. Moline, IL, rated a “5”, 4-3. Earlier in the A-bracket semi-finals, Bideaux had outplayed Larry Sneath, Moline, IL  4-0, while Bowman outlasted Josh Johnson (Bettendorf, IA)  5-4.