Vickery Wins Senior Masters

Howard Vickery

Howard Vickery has completed an undefeated run through the field of 57 other players and won the Senior Masters V at Steve Mizerak's Billiards in Lake Park, FL.

Vickery got started with two close matches; an 11-7 win over Ray Morgan and an 11-8 win over Mike Gulyassi. Things didn't get any easier after those two matches as Vickery then defeated Wade Crane 11-6 and then Jose Parica 11-8. An 11-4 win over Bill Ferguson set Vickery up to play Buddy Hall for the hot-seat, which he won 11-7. After Hall lost to Ray Martin on the one-loss side, Vickery crushed Martin 11-4 in the final match.

Vickery earned $10,000 for first place, with Martin settling for $6000 in prize money. Hall and Bobby Hunter filled out the top four spots.

Complete brackets are online with results from every match.

Complete Results:
1st Howard Vickery $10,000
2nd Ray Martin $6,000
3rd Buddy Hall $4,000
4th Bobby Hunter $3,000
5th/6th Bill Ferguson, Jose Parica $2,300
7th/8th Jimmy Reid, Nick Varner $1,700
9th/12th John Foster, Bob Ogburn, Bob Maidhof, Mike Gulyassi $1,250
13th/16th Fred Congleton, Paul Thornley, Andy Tennant, John Ditoro $900
17th/24th Howard Koyl, Bill Stephen, Wade Crane, Eric Baker, Michael Stansbury, John Trelevas, Don Steele, Randy Epperson $700
25th/32nd Judex James, Ray Morgan, Mike Sardelli, Paul Driskoll, Grover Lines, Jyri Kari, Marty Gayler, Pat Howie $600