New Season New Winners on the KF Cue Tour
The KF Cue Tour kicked off their new season at Bankshot Billiards in Jacksonville FL, 10/3/4. The $1000 Added event drew a strong 47 player field. This would mean the final 4 coming back Sunday morning to play the finals.
The story on the day would be Danny Sheldon form Orlando. Sheldon would lose his first match on the day 7-3 to local player Walter Blacker, From there he would go on to have many strong wins over Jeff Swails 5-0, Dan Lavoie 6-4, Wesley White 5 -1, Todd Anderson 5-1, Aaron Bolling 5-3, Trevor Moore 5-3 and then Lincoln Seiffert 5-2 to get to Sunday.
Sunday morning would see Mike Delawder take the hotseat with a hard fought 7-5 win over Chip Dickerson, while this was going on Sheldon would walk through Han Berber 6-0 and follow this up with a 5-2 victory over Chip Dickerson to make his way to his first KF Final.
The finals would guarantee a new winner on tour, the first 6 racks would be shared with the Score tied at 3-3 Mike Delawder took the next two racks for a 5-3 lead these would prove to be his last as Sheldon would win 5 in a row for an 8-5 Victory and his first KF Amateur Title. This was a great victory for Sheldon who won 10 matches in a row from the one loss side.
1st Danny Sheldon $600
2nd Mike Delawder $400
3rd Chip Dickerson $300
4th Han Berber $200
5th-6th Bobby Garza, Lincoln Seiffert $150
7th-8th Jimmy Bird, Trevor Moore $100
9th-12th Mike Hutcheson, Devon Storms, Aaron Bolling, Jimmy Garza $65
Top Junior Asher Le $20 Prize
Davis Takes first KF Title
The $1000 Added open event now taking place on Sunday would see 48 players show up, this was the first time the Open event drew more players than the Amateur. The tour is trying to encourage its Amateur member to compete in the open by offering them a reduced entry, 22 of Saturdays Amateur players showed up taking advantage of this.
Richard Broumpton was showing some fine form on the day making his way through the winner’s side with wins over David Blalock “D.B”, 7-0, Nicole Winters, 7-1, Bobby Livrago 7-5, Jimmy Sandaler 7-5 and then Tony Crosby 7-5 to put himself in the winner side final where he would face Mike Davis. Davis route to the final included wins over Thomas Oddo 7-1, Dave Grossman 7-6, George McLanahan “Red” 7-2, Qi Liu 7-6 and then Butch Croft 7-2. The hotseat match would be a tight affair with Broumpton coming from 6-4 down to win the match 7-6. While all this was going on Local player Dave Grossman was running through the one loss side with wins over Terry Watchell, Mike Delawder, Bobby Garza, Neil Fujiwara, Wesley White, Qi Liu, Tony Crosby, George McLanhan before running into Mike Davis who would put him out in 3rd.
The final would see Davis take the early lead 5-3 and 7-4, Broumpton would pull one back but at 7-5 Davis would take the next two and the match 9-5 for his first KF Cue Tour win.
1st Mike Davis $750
2nd Richard Broumpton $525
3rd Dave Grossman $350
4th George McLanahan $225
5th-6th Butch Croft, Tony Crosby $125
7th-8th Jimmy Garza, Qi Liu $75
The Tour would like to Thanks Jeff Scott room owner and all his staff from Bankshot Billiards for hosting another great event. Our next event will be at Art of Billiard in Gainsville, FL, The Amateur event kicking off on Saturday 24th followed by the open on Sunday 24th of October.
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