By NYC Grind Contributor, Alison M. Fischer
Here the renowned Bogie’s Billiards & Sports Bar in Houston, Texas, the action has just gotten underway in the Space City Open.
This highly-anticipated three-day event is being directed by WPBA pro & Lone Star Tour director Kim White-Newsome, and has brought a number of well-known pros as well as many top amateur to compete in three events over the course of the weekend.
Among the top contenders at the $5,000-added Space City Open are some of the top names in pool…including Corey Deuel, Jeremy Jones, WPBA pro Vivian Villarreal, Raphael Martinez, Charlie “Hillbilly” Bryant, Sylver Ochoa, and inaugural Southern Classic All-Around Champion Justin Hall.
The first event to kick off here at Bogie’s is the One Pocket division which got underway on Friday evening with a solid crowd of fans and enthusiasts turning out to watch the action on the rail.
Kicking off tomorrow, Saturday, December 7, will be the Open 9-Ball event, followed by the Women’s Open 9-Ball on Sunday, December 8.
Fans from all over will be able to catch the action online with free streaming of feature matches by OnSitePool.com. Since its inception in October, 2011, On Site Pool Network has been providing a platform for pool rooms and tournament directors to connect pool fans with the events and players they want to follow.
The opening live stream match at the Space City Open in the One Pocket event features former US Open Champion Corey Deuel versus top regional player Joey Barnes. Visit www.OnSitePool.com to watch live.
Stay tuned for upcoming news and coverage of the 2012 Space City Open…