Golden Cue I Team heading to APA Nationals

LOCAL RESIDENTS TO COMPETE IN
NATIONAL POOL CHAMPIONSHIP IN LAS VEGAS!
$600,000 to be awarded to amateur winners!

Golden Cue I Team

Albany, NY, 6/15/10 – Two teams from The Golden Cue, Albany, and one team from Diamond Eight Billiards of Latham, NY qualified for the 2010 APA 9-Ball National Team Championship, conducted by the American Poolplayers Association of Greater Albany (APA), through their top performance in the regional competition at Diamond Eight Billiards in Latham on June 12th and 13th.

– of qualified for the 2010 APA 9-Ball National Team Championship, conducted by the American Poolplayers Association of Greater Albany (APA), through their top performance in the regional competition at in Latham on June 12 and 13.

They will be joining more than 1000 other teams from throughout North America who will be traveling to Las Vegas to play at the Riviera Hotel & Casino, Aug. 19-28, to compete for a national title and a portion of the $600,000 guaranteed cash and prizes.

Golden Cue I are members of the 9-Ball League and participate in weekly league play at The Golden Cue on Central Ave in Albany. Team members include: Captain: Rocco Spinelli Sr, Co-Captain Pete Mitchell, Katlin Spinelli, Stephen Lent, Mike Hilland, Nick Messier, Mike

Gone Shootin Team

Hoffman, and Ivan Anthony. Those Guys are members of the 8-Ball League and participate in weekly league play at The Golden Cue as well. Team members include: Captain Jason Welsh, Co-Captain Kervin Bruno, Tommy Fleming, Darlene Pompeii, Joe Montanino, Donald Demas, and Yoni Krafchow. Gone Shootin’ are members of the 8-Ball League and participate in weekly league play at Diamond Eight Billiards in Latham. Team members include: Captain John Stock, Co-Captain Chris Titterton, Ryan Dean, Craig Eagleson, Tracie Aldous, and Scott Winchell.

The APA, based in Lake Saint Louis, Mo., sanctions the world’s largest amateur pool league, known as the APA Pool League throughout the United States and as the Canadian Pool League in Canada. More than 260,000 members compete in weekly 8-Ball and 9-Ball league play. The APA is generally recognized as the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, having established the official rules, championships, formats and handicap systems for the sport of amateur billiards.

are members of the 9-Ball League and participate in weekly league play at The Golden Cue on Central Ave in Albany. Team members include: Captain: Rocco Spinelli Sr, Co-Captain Pete Mitchell, Katlin Spinelli, Stephen Lent, Mike Hilland, Nick Messier, Mike Hoffman, and Ivan

Those Guys Team

Anthony. are members of the 8-Ball League and participate in weekly league play at The Golden Cue as well. Team members include: Captain Jason Welsh, Co-Captain Kervin Bruno, Tommy Fleming, Darlene Pompeii, Joe Montanino, Donald Demas, and Yoni Krafchow. are members of the 8-Ball League and participate in weekly league play at Diamond Eight Billiards in Latham. Team members include: Captain John Stock, Co-Captain Chris Titterton, Ryan Dean, Craig Eagleson, Tracie Aldous, and Scott Winchell.The APA, based in Lake Saint Louis, Mo., sanctions the world’s largest amateur pool league, known as the APA Pool League throughout the United States and as the Canadian Pool League in Canada. More than 260,000 members compete in weekly 8-Ball and 9-Ball league play. The APA is generally recognized as the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, having established the official rules, championships, formats and handicap systems for the sport of amateur billiards.

The APA produces three major tournaments each year-the APA National Team Championships, the APA National Singles Championships and the U.S. Amateur Championship-that, together, pay out nearly $1.5 Million in cash and prizes annually.

The APA and its National Championships are sponsored by Pool Dawg, Aramith Billiard Balls and Action Cues.

For more information or to get signed up with the APA, please contact Matt MacPhail at 518-708-9567 or by email at mmacphail@apaleagues.com Or you can visit the official APA website at www.apaofalbany.com