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.

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The Great Southern Billiard Tour has kicked off the Tour Championships which are hosted by Fast Eddies Sports Bar in Goldsboro, NC, November 11-14, 2010.

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.

The event is being live streamed for free by Inside POOL Magazine and at Inside POOL Magazine’s Ustream.tv channel.

View the Great Southern Billiard Tour Handicap Carolina Open tournament brackets