US 3-Cushion News

US 3-Cushion News (48)

News about 3-Cushion Billiards in the USA.

USBA Partners With McDermott Cue Featured

Towson, Maryland (May 10, 2017) - The United States Billiard Association (USBA) is proud to introduce McDermott Cue as an official cue sponsor of the USBA.

“We are very excited to begin this new partnership with McDermott,” said USBA president Mazin Shooni. “McDermott is one of the top cue-makers in the world. Their recent debut of a cue line designed specifically for carom billiards made McDermott a natural fit to partner with us and promote the game.” The USBA is the governing body for the sport of carom billiards in the United States holding the annual 3-cushion national championship and sending players to International events around the world. As a non-profit organization, the USBA relies on sponsors like McDermott for their generous support.

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Ahmet Ozan Qualifies for USBA National Championship Featured

Houston player Ahmet Ozan has won the USBA National Qualifying Tournament held at Goodays Billiards on April 9. A small field was nonetheless very competitive and two games including the decisive final match were settled by one carom. Pictured above (L to R) Doug Deitel, Ahmet Ozan, Jorge Gonzalez and Jay Karahan

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Edgie's Billiards Hosts California Classic Featured

Pedro Piedrabuena, of San Diego, is the winner of the 2017 California Classic held at Edgie’s Billiards in Milpitas, California March 31 - April 2. The native of Uruguay and 8-time US National Champion claimed the $3,500 first place prize. Anh Nguyen, of Vietnam, placed second and won $2,900 while Miguel Almaraz, of Mexico, placed third and took home $2,400.

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Former US Champ George Ashby Wins Rushville Open

Former USBA National Champion George Ashby is a repeat winner in the Spring 2017 Professor-Q-Ball 3-Cushion Rushville Tournament that took place March 9-12. Fred Lamers took second place and Felipe Razon was third in a field of 30. The event was held for the eighth time, being a perennial and much anticipated tournament since 2013, that year the first win by Ashby.

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Goodays Open Handicap Event Returns in Houston Featured

Once again Goodays Bida in Houston Texas sponsored an open handicapped tournament held on Saturday, March 11. An eager group of 16 players assembled for the one day event that boasted a $300 prize to the winner along with an HP Laptop Computer as a bonus. The event was won by Sergio Salazar playing as a B handicap. Tim Nguyen our host and tournament director was second. Everyone is already looking forward to the next event. (Pictured above from L to R are the final four: Ahmet, Tim, Sergio and Fernando)

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