2012 USA Mosconi Cup Rankings Latest
Shane gets off to the perfect start
AS THE RACE for Mosconi Cup spots gets underway in earnest, it’s America’s top player Shane Van Boening who leads the way after the Turning Stone Winter Event which took place in December.
Van Boening, who came top of the US Mosconi Cup rankings in 2011, beat the likes of Mike Dechaine, Ralf Souquet, Dennis Hatch and Rodney Morris before over-turning Raj Hundal in a close fought final.
The US Mosconi Cup Ranking currently consists of five events. Points will be allocated as per the BCA Points List and each event will be weighted depending on total purse, size of field and number of top-ranked players competing.
Only players finishing in the last 32 of each event will be allocated points and at the conclusion, after the 2012 US Open, the top two players will automatically gain entry to the Mosconi Cup side.
The remaining three players will be Matchroom Sport wildcard picks although the ranking will play a part in this.
The next qualifying event is the Players Championship at Valley Forge which runs from 8th to 11th.
1. Shane Van Boening 140
2. Rodney Morris 100
3. Mike Dechaine 70
T4. Dennis Hatch 60
T4. Brandon Shuff 60
T6. Shawn Putnam 50
T6. Earl Strickland 50
T6. Dustin Morris 50
T9. Stevie Moore 40
T9. Jonathan Pinegar 40
T9. Bucky Souvanthong 40
T12. Larry Nevel 35
T12. Mike Davis 35
T12. Oscar Dominguez 35
T12. Shane Winters 35
T12. Oscar Bonilla 35
T12. Chris Lynch 35
T12. Dan Thompson 35
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Notes: Matchroom Sport are one of the world’s leading producers of televised sport and are responsible for over 1,000 hours of original programming across a range of sports. Based in the UK and chaired by charismatic founder Barry Hearn, the Mosconi Cup is one of a stable of pool events that include the World Cup of Pool and the World Pool Masters.