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“Don’t Miss” ~ Tim “The Monk” Miller

                   The Monk Willie said, “Don’t Miss” if you want to win more games. Players talk to me about missing the winning shot, the key ball or the shot that will open up the run for them.  They miss the shot and then see how the table has opened up and they could have run out

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Thin to Win ~ Anthony Beeler

During the late 1990’s I spent a lot of time competing in tournaments at Shannon Daulton’s All Star Billiards in Somerset, Kentucky.  Shannon’s tournaments were always popular and he always had a way of drawing the most talented players in the area. In fact, I can recall one occasion where North Carolina native, Charlie “Hillbilly”

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The Lag Blog Entry # 3 ~ Kelvin Greenleaf

Here I am again, sitting at my desk in the warehouse office. I am supposed to be doing “job related” activities like processing returns, scheduling pickups, inventory management, answering the phone and pretending to care about whatever the caller’s dilemma may be when in reality, I couldn’t care less! But what am I doing? I’m

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The Lag, Entry # 2 ~ Kelvin Greenleaf

Technology: the mere word strikes fear in the minds of some, while filling others with unbridled excitement! Since the dawn of mankind we as a race of humans have striven to make life easier. Technology has played a huge role in our history as we have constantly looked for better ways to perform everyday tasks.

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The Lag ~ Kelvin Greenleaf

Tuesday, November 21, 2017   This is the first entry of my blog called, “The Lag.”   Let’s talk about added money, green fees, and coin-op tables, in a tournament setting. I suppose we could start by giving definitions or meanings of these terms. Added money: Money which is added to the tournament prize purse

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APA Pool Diaries: Entry 1 ~ Ralf Greenleaf

APA Pool Diaries Entry One   The pool hall calls the players to that perpetual sea of green felt that blankets the tables in most pool rooms across the country and around the world. Billiard balls are spheres, and so is the moon, and I hear pool balls colliding in the gargantuan scope of infinite

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The Game That Quiets Down My Mind ~ Pepijn de Wit

Excerpt: A glimpse inside the mind of Pepijn de Wit and why he loves to play one pocket so much.   I frequently wonder what pool means to me and what I want it to mean. Pool was my sport at first. Now, it’s a hobby. I want it to quiet down my mind. That’s

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Pool And The Facebook Phenomenon ~ Ralf Greenfleaf

When in the course of human events it becomes necessary to Facebook, always remember that pool is the buzz! Yes indeed! Pool players worldwide are uniting, networking, and getting the word out about the game we all love, “Extra! Extra! Read all about it!” And the word is spreading, and people are listening — and

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CJ Wiley: The Tao Of The Pool Warrior ~ Patrick Sampey

The Tao flows through all things, and is the underlying current that electrifies CJ Wiley’s pool game — guiding him towards a greater meaning and purpose in life — the life of a consummate martial artist, and professional pool player.   “Lao Tzu, in the Tao Te Ching explains that the Tao is not a

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