Thorsten Hohmann

The Hitman Nickname
1979-07-14 Birthdate
GER Country
World Champion

Biography

Born in Fulda, Germany, Thorsten Hohmann is a three-time world champion, winning the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) World 9-Ball Championship as a 24-year-old in 2003 and again in 2013, and winning the WPA World Straight Pool Title in 2006. Hohmann’s biggest money win was the 2006 International Pool Tour North American Open 8-Ball Championship, beating Filipino Marlon Manalo in the final to earn the $350,000 top prize. Following his initial World 9-Ball win, Hohmann moved to the U.S. in 2004 and immediately reached the final of the U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship, losing to Gabe Owen in the title match. In 2005, Hohmann captured the BCA Open 9-Ball title, the televised Sudden Death 7-Ball title and the Matchroom-sponsored World Pool League. Hohmann has claimed numerous Asian pool titles, including the 2009 China Open and the 2014 Manny Pacquiao Cup. One of the world’s top straight pool players, Hohmann has won the World Tournament of 14.1 four times (2011, 2013, 2015 and 2018), the 2013 Maryland 14.1 Challenge, the 2008 Lucasi 14.1 Championship and the Accu-Stats 14.1 Invitational.

Major Titles

  • 2018 World Tournament of 14.1.
  • 2015 World Tournament of 14.1.
  • 2014 Challenge of Champions
  • 2013 World Tournament of 14.1
  • 2013 WPA World 9-Ball Championship
  • 2011 World Cup of Pool (with Ralf Souquet)
  • 2011 World Tournament of 14.1
  • 2010 All Japan Championship
  • 2009 China Open Championship
  • 2006 IPT North American 8-Ball Championship
  • 2006 WPA World Straight Pool Championship
  • 2005 World Pool League
  • 2005 Sudden Death 7-Ball
  • 2005 BCA Open 9-Ball Championship
  • 2003 WPA World 9-Ball Championship
  • (2020 BCA Hall of Fame Player Bio)