Third-place finish in 9-ball tourney helps former hustler rediscover love for billiards

Billiards has been a part of Kelly Hatmaker’s life since he was 5. As a 13-year-old in Detroit, Hatmaker would hustle money by shooting pool. Now 44, Hatmaker doesn’t hustle at pool halls anymore, but is still playing. Hatmaker recently finished third in a national 9-ball tournament.



SPT hatmaker table 8-23
Purchase reprints

Billiards has been a part of Kelly Hatmaker’s life since he was 5. As a 13-year-old in Detroit, Hatmaker would hustle money by shooting pool. Now 44, Hatmaker doesn’t hustle at pool halls anymore, but is still playing. Hatmaker recently finished third in a national 9-ball tournament.

Kelly Hatmaker was back in his element. The 44-year-old Fruita resident finished third in the 9-ball billiards tournament at the American CueSports Nationals tournament in Las Vegas from May…




COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.




Search More Jobs






THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy