Taylor Road Productions, working in conjunction with the International Pool Tour (IPT), will broadcast 11 hours of the Galveston World Classic on ESPN Star, the pan-Asian sport network. The deal was reached in cooperation with the IPT, who has agreed to provide the Galveston World Classic with 11 hours from its broadcasting agreement with ESPN Star.
The Galveston World Classic will be a combination of pool events which will be played at Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX. The tournaments will feature top professional men and women players along with amateur players with total prizes that could exceed $900,000 USD. Some professional players already committed to play are Efren Reyes, Francisco Bustmante, Earl Strickland, Shane Van Boening, Johnny Archer and Nick Varner. The Galveston World Classic will take place September 11-20, 2009.
Louie Vickio of Taylor Road Productions said, “We’re extremely excited about reaching this milestone. This is a fantastic agreement for Taylor Road Productions and for the sport of pool and billiards. We really see great things in store for the future of the sport.”
Deno J. Andrews, IPT Director said, “We are delighted to share some of our Asian broadcasting hours with the Galveston World Classic.”
Taylor Road Productions will make more announcements concerning the event and top players that will be playing at The World Classic as the event date approaches.
Entries, vendor spaces, stadium seating and VIP seating can be paid online at the Galveston World Classic web site.
About Taylor Road Productions
Taylor Road Productions is the producer and promoter of the Galveston World Classic from September 11-20, 2009 at Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX. The vision of the company is to produce pool and billiard events that promote the sport to a new level by large cash prizes, televised events and high profile events for all to experience. The company web site is The World Classic.
ESPN Star is a pan-Asian sport network reaching more than 40 million households.