Monthly Archives of : June, 2009

Brunswick Billiards Ressurects Elegant Pool Table


BRUNSWICK BILLIARDS RESSURECTS 19TH CENTURY DESIGN, ELEGANCE WITH SPECIAL EDITION 1878 EXPOSITION NOVELTY TABLE
Table Marks Celebration of Company’s 165-Year History
BRISTOL, Wis. (June 29, 2009) – John D. Rockefeller founds the Standard Oil Company; Thomas Edison turns on the first functioning light bulb, and writers such as Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott and Henry James publish some […]

Olhausen Billiard Mfg. to Support USBA Billiard Tour


Portland, Tennessee June 29, 2009: Olhausen is very pleased to announce its support of the USBA by donating a brand new $8000 one of a kind 10ft. billiard table to be raffled off with proceeds benefiting The Carom Club of Wyoming, MI.
“The Carom Club has a long history in billiards, their dedication to the game […]

4th Annual Ozone Billiards US Amateur Open


4th Annual Ozone Billiards US Amateur Open
Orlando,Florida-  The Ozone Billiards US Amateur Open is back and will bring forth some of the best amateur talents around the country. The event starts on August 5 until August 9,2009 at Corner Pocket Billiards in Orlando, Florida. The Ozone Billiards US Amateur Open is presented by Mezz Cues […]

Schau and Ritter Hammer Out Billiard Wins


KF Cues 9-Ball Tour / Holiday, FL
by Lea Andrews
On the weekend of June 27-28, the KF Cues 9-BallTour rolled through Hammerhead Billiards in Holiday, FL, and two men pushed through their fields to emerge as winners. Rich Schau came back from a late loss to take first in the 31-entrant, $1,000-added open event, while […]

BCA Books a Winner with Vegas Expo


BCA Returns to Vegas for Successful 2009 Expo
Broomfield, Colo. – June 29, 2009 – The 2009 edition of the Billiard Congress of America’s (BCA) International Billiard & Home Recreation Expo came to a successful conclusion. The event, produced by the BCA, was held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, June […]

Lee Earns BCA Chairman Nod


BCA Names Ivan Lee of Iwan Simonis 2009-2010 Board Chairman
Broomfield, Colo. – June 29, 2009 – During its general membership meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 24, 2009, the Billiard Congress of America (BCA) announced the results of the 2009-2010 Board of Directors elections, which are as follows:
Category 1 (Manufacturer/Distributor)
• Tom Gregory (Toltec Lighting), […]

Chau Chomps Down on the Competition


Blaze 9-Ball Tour / Boothwyn, PA
by Jose Burgos
The Blaze 9-Ball Tour made its way to Rileys Concord Billiards in Boothwyn, PA, June 29, 2009. A field of 29 players came out to play, such as Josh Brothers, Matt Krah, Rob Pole, Marc Vidal, Ernie Natiello, and Erin McManus, but it was Manny Chau who […]

Taylor Takes Down New England Event


Taylor Two for Two
New England Women’s Tour / Uxbridge, MA
by Lea Andrews
Liz Taylor, who dominated last month’s Northeast Women’s Tour event, remains the only winner this season after plowing through an 18-lady field on June 28. The revamped tour, now under the direction of player Nicole Christie, stopped into The Green Room, located in […]

Fisher and Park Team Up To Win


Fisher and Park Team Up To Win
Carolina Ladies J. Pechauer Tour / Hickory, NC
by Lea Andrews
Who says no boys are allowed on the Carolina Ladies J. Pechauer Tour? Stop five winner Kelly “Kwikfire” Fisher made her second appearance on the tour, toting Ron Park along and showing him that you don’t have to be […]

Galveston Billiards Event Inks Video Agreement


Hot Ticket Entertainment to Produce Galveston World Classic
Billiard Events to be Produced for Streaming and Broadcast
Taylor Road Productions is pleased to announce that Hot Ticket Entertainment, LLC has been contracted to produce the Galveston World Classic which takes place September 11-20, 2009 at Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX.
Hot Ticket Entertainment will provide professional quality video […]