Archive › November, 2012
The Lone Star Billiards Tour’s 2012 season finale was a smash, crowning five winners in their respective divisions. The $2,500-added November 23-25 event was hosted by Bogies Billiards and Sports Bar in Houston, TX, and drew 74 players. Pictured: Andy Jethwa and Joey Barnes
Chris Adams was crowned the Poison Florida State Amateur 9-Ball Champion the weekend of November 24-25, topping a large field of 107 players who turned up at Zingales Billiards in Tallahassee for a tough weekend of pool. Picture Left to Right: Denny Fox, Tony Crosby, Michael Zingale, Chris Adams
Ed Medina scored an undefeated run through the Tri-State Tour’s November 25 event, going on a rampage to claim the title over Chumreon Sutcharitakul in the final match. The $1,500-added tournament was hosted by Carom Café Billiards in Flushing, NY, and drew a field of 29 players.
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Jonathan Woo came back from a loss in the hot seat match to take revenge on Michael Aro in the finals of the November 17 stop on the Tri-State Tour. The $750-added tournament was hosted by House of Billiards in Staten Island, NY, and drew a field of 36 players.
T. J. Back and Shannon Murphey both won titles at the November 17-18 installment of the Great Southern Billiard Tour, taking the amateur 8-ball and 9-ball divisions, respectively. Michael’s Billiards and Games in Fairfield, OH, hosted the events, which each featured a $1,000-added prize purse.
New names made their way onto the final eight single-elimination bracket at the 2012 Flamingo Billiards Tour end of year tournament, where Kira Brown won the night and her first FBT event. The $400-added event was hosted by Ultimate Billiards in Fort Pierce, FL.
The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour’s season started with a bang when Maine player Mike Dechaine came back from a hot seat loss to double-dip Gareth Steele in the dramatic final match. The $1,500-added event drew a field of 41 to TJ’s Classic Billiards in Waterville, ME.
The top amateur poolplayers in North America headed south to the Sunshine State in early-November to compete in the U.S. Amateur Championship. The 2012 version of the sport’s most prestigious amateur tournament featured 128 men and 32 women all with the dream of adding the title “U.S. Amateur Champion” to their billiard resume.
The Association of Billiard Professionals is pleased to announce ABP's General Counsel Dennis Walsh as this year's recipient of the ABP President's Award. The ABP President's Award goes to the individual who has helped the sport and its professional players during the year. It was presented to Mr.Walsh during the ABP Banquet held at Marietta Billiard Club in Georgia during the Johnny Archer Classic.
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