10. In February, we released a new series by world class instructor Lee Brett – adding to our expansive list of billiard instruction.
9. In April, we live streamed the Poolplayer Championship semifinals and finals matches for the first time ever!
8. Ever wonder how our championship events are set up? Well, we recorded it in action so you can see!
7. APA sponsored Florian “Venom” Kohler’s awesome new trick shot bowling video!
6. In APA, we come from all walks of life, have different backgrounds and varied abilities, but we’re one big family. This video released in conjunction with the 4th of July was a tribute to that.
5. The biggest APA Junior Championships yet were held in July!
4. Our home to the APA Championships for nearly 25 years, the Riviera Hotel & Casino, was imploded in 2016. The final section came down during the World Pool Championships in August as APA staff, League Operators and players watched.
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3. We live streamed all the finals matches of the World Pool Championships and had some of the biggest and best pros in the business help with commentating including Ewa Laurance, Jeanette Lee, Tom Rossman, Florian Kohler and Lee Brett!
2. In November, we crowned a new Womens U.S. Amateur Champion – Robin Parker. In addition, Brian Parks won his record fourth U.S. Amateur Championship title!
1. The biggest event in pool was held in December – the Mosconi Cup – and four members of the team proudly wore the APA logo during competition!