Big Apple Challenge shaping up

George San Souci

The upcoming Big Apple 9-Ball Challenge is shaping up to be yet another outstanding event at Masters Billiards in Queens, NY.

Players already signed up include Efren Reyes, Francisco Bustamante, Santos Sambajon, Marlon Manalo, Johnny Archer, Danny Basavich, Earl Strickland, Frankie Hernandez, George San Souci, Gabe Owen, Ralf Souquet, Thomas Engert, Niels Feijen, Evan Broxmeyer and Robb Saez. Also signed up are Jennifer Barretta and Kelly Fisher from the WPBA.

Players can sign up for the event online at

La Quinta Inn has provided the players of the Big Apple with special rates. They are located right across from Masters Pool Hall. For reservations: anyone can call 1-800-531-5900 or 718-729-8775.