Ralf “The Surgeon” Souquet Ralf “The Surgeon” Souquet• Born 1968 in Germany • Professional player since 1991 • Won his first tournament at 14, the German Championship (Juniors category) • European Player of the Year in 1989 • 2006 EnjoyPool.com champion • 2006 World Pool Masters champion • 2003 BCA Open 9-Ball winner • 2002 U.S. Open Winner • Represented Europe 8 times in the Mosconi Cup Daughter Celine, born on February 1, 1997 Awarded the “Silver Laurel Leaf”, the highest distinction for sportsmen in Germany, in 1997 (presented by German President Roman Herzog