The Great Southern Billiard Tour Carolina Handicap Open Kicks Off
Tour Championship Gathers Top Pro Talent
The Great Southern Billiard Tour Carolina Handicap Open kicked off at Fast Eddie’s in Goldsboro, NC Thursday. The event attracted 60 players including Johnny Archer, Nick Varner, Shawn Putnam, Larry Nevel and Great Southern Tour promoter Shannon Daulton.
The $7,500 guaranteed purse event has been long awaited by the players and appears to to attracted some of the south’s best offerings in the talent department. Along with the main event are two ring games and a one-pocket event.
The first night of action featured Larry Nevel facing Keith Bennett. The match appeared to be a runaway with Nevel taking an early lead, but Bennett won a few games to tighten the set. In the end, Nevel ambled across the finish line winning, 13-8.
Michael Basha survived a filed of ten players to win the B Player Ring Game.