Foster & Chirino Miami winners

John Foster

Doral Billiards in Miami played host to the KF Cue Tour on January 10-11th
A strong 32 players showed up on the day for a shot at the $2270 purse that was on offer. John Foster went through a quality field undefeated to win his first KF Cue Tour event and the $700 prize.

Foster would kick off the day with a win over Ed Kiess 9-7 his next match would be against local high rated player Raymond Linares; Foster would squeak out a 9-8 win over Linares whose game is improving all the time. Foster would then score wins over Richard Broumpton 9-5, Curtis Kelley 9-6 and then a 9-5 win over John Rouse to take the hot seat match.

On the one loss side point's leader Julio Aquino was showing why he is no 1 in the rankings. Aquino dropped his first match on the day to Manuel Menes 9-7 he would then go on to avenge this loss beating Manuel Menes son Manny Menes   7-0 he would follow this win up with wins over Bobby Livrago 7-2 Wylie Ball 7-2, Hunter Lombardo 7-2, David Uwate 7-6 before taking a 7-6 loss to Curtis Kelley. Kelley's win would be short lived as Anthony Meglino knocked him out with a 7-5 win. Meglino would now face Rouse for a shot in the final. Rouse came out firing in this match to take a 6-2 lead only for Meglino to dig deep and grind his way back into the match and tie it 6-6, Rouse got his chance and took the match 7-6. Both players in the final agreed to play one short race to 7 due to the time. Foster would come from 6-5 down to win the last 2 racks and the match.

1st, John Foster $700.
2nd, John Rouse $500.
3rd, Anthony Meglino $375
4th, Curtis Kelley $275
5th/6th Raul Alverez, Julio Aquino $130
7th/8th Richard Broumpton, David Uwate $80

The $700 Amateur event kicked of with 26 players total purse was $1400.
Javier Chirino was the man to beat on the day. Javier had provided 6 trophies for this event and he liked them so much he decided he was going to take the one that read Champion home with him.

Javier went through the field undefeated with wins over Felipe Carabello 7-6, points leader Mike Delawder 7-4, Trey Jankowski 7-4, David Uwate 7-5 this would put him in the hotseat match where he would face of against 14 year old Danny Satinoff.

Junior player, Danny Satinoff, at only 14 years of age was the surprise package of the event, playing a high level of impressive pool for the entire tournament.  Satinoff made his way through to the hot seat match with impressive wins over Ray O Connor 7-2, Nick Spivey 7-1, and Patrick Richards 7-4. The hot seat match would see Chirino take advantage of all mistakes Satinoff would make and go on to win this match 7-4.

Satinoff would now face Ted Lepak who had made his way to the one loss side final with wins over Bruce Pou 5-1, Angel Chirino 5-3, David Uwate 5-4 and then Patrick Richards 5-2.  This match would see Satinoof storm out to a 4-0 lead only for Lepak to dig deep and take the next 4 racks, The final rack would see Satinoff run out a very tough rack for the win and a shot at Chirino for the title.

The final would see Chirino jump out to a 5-1 lead, Satinoff would then rattle off 3 racks and just when it looked like he was going to win the 4th rack in a row and tie the match he missed an easy 9 ball to give Chirino a 6-4 lead, the 11th rack would be the nail in the coffin for Satinoff he would run another very tough rack only to miss another 9 ball and send all the momentum to Chirino who would come out a 9-4 winner.

1st, Javier Chirino $500
2nd, Danny Satinoff $330
3rd, Ted Lepak $270
4th, Patrick Richards $150
5th/6th, Raul Alverez, David Uwate $75

We would like to say a special thank you to Javier Chirino for supplying the trophy's for this event and also to all the players and our sponsors which can be viewed at for making this event happen.