By: Markus Noé
For the second time in a row a young upstart player walked away with the 20k top prize from the Smoking Ace’s Bar Box Open. Last time it was Justin Bergman, this year it was 21 year old Sky Woodward who went through this star studded field undefeated.
Woodward might be young but he is definitely not an unknown. For American fans he has been been known for a few years already. For the rest of the world this year has been his coming out party, winning the banks ring game at Derby City. In the last month he has followed that up winning the Grand Masters event at the BCAPL and now this event.
If you’re attending this year’s APA National Team Championships, or if you simply live in Las Vegas, you can support the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) this week while challenging legendary “The Dutchess of Doom” Allison Fisher. OB Cues graciously welcomes the Hall-of-Famer these next three days in their booth for challenge matches open to everyone.
“The challenge games are $20 per person and 100% of all of the money raised will be donated to the Billiard Education Foundation. Allison will be appearing at the following times: 11am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm on Tuesday August 19th, Wednesday August 20th and Thursday August 21st,” said Shane Sinnott, Director of Sales & Marketing for OB Cues.
Pictured L to R: David ‘Doc’ Reyes (from OB), Raymond Linares (OB player rep), Allison Fisher and Shane Sinnott (from OB)
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