Southside Billiards Savannah GeorgiaDavid Van Lokeren from Rhode Island traveled south to Savannah to capture the November 30 to December 2, 2012 USBA Endorsed Tournament with a .714 grand average in the finals and a .690 in the preliminaries. Known as "Gentleman Dave," Van Lokeren posted a perfect 9-0 record in the three-day tournament. He also posted the high run for the tournament, with a 6 in the finals.

Finishing second was Jim Bishop, with a .587 grand average in the finals. Bishop dominated his preliminary, finishing with a .637 average, but he fell short in the finals. He finished 3-1, with his only blemish a 30-18 defeat at the hands of Van Lokeren. Bishop shot a respectable .629 in the match, but Van Lokeren’s 1.000 was too strong. Third place went to Jairo Lenis (2-2, .435), Agi Balas finished fourth (1-3, .380), and Eric Salles (0-4, .295) took home fifth place.

Ten players began play in two groups of 5. The top two and one wildcard advanced to the finals. The tournament was held at Southside Billiards in Savannah and was run by Jamie Sibley.

Here are the videos from this great event!


Southside Prelims Group 1


Southside Prelims Group 2


Soutshside Tournament Finals