Windy City Open Updates


Updates on information for The Windy City Open 2007 Once again, it is at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL
There are a couple of changes to be aware of:
§ The Bank Tournament has been changed to double elimination from Single elimination.
§ The late fee charge is now Dec 25th, 2006 after that date there is a late fee on EVERY event!§ In the Women’s Division, The Women’s 3 Man Team spot has been changed to 1 for Grandmasters
§ The Hotel is beginning to sell out, so please make your reservations today before you loose the great player rate and location.
§ If you need the team form for either event, please call or email us.
§ Enclosed is the registration form for all events. You don’t have to use it just for booking your room and registration, you can simply use it as solely a registration form, however we can ONLY take credit card payments IF you are booking your room and registration.
§ We welcome back again The Black Widow, Jeanette Lee. She will be partaking in many of the events in addition to holding a fantastic pool school. She is only taking a very small limited amount of players so she can devote as much time to each individual. So, if you are interested, please contact us today 630-244-2900 .

Want a true Black Widow Experience?

Want to play challenge matches and master the tricks of the Black Widow? Have lunch with her?

From January 2nd – January 4th, 2007, Jeanette “The Black Widow” Lee will host her 2nd annual Black Widow Experience at the Windy City Open in Chicago, IL.

The Experience will provide personal instruction from The Black Widow herself as well as top professionals, George Breedlove, Mark Wilson, and Jerry Briesath.

This year it’s more affordable than ever because, rather than a casino in Vegas, it’s at the “Windy City Open” where there are already more than enough tables and affordable lodging to keep the cost down and open competitive events to keep having fun all week long.

The holiday gift that keeps on giving, all attendants will improve their billiard game, get a one-on-one challenge and goody bag of autographed memorabilia and have a lifetime of memories from learning and playing with The Black Widow and her team of experts

For details and pricing information contact, Eydie Romano at or call 630-244-2900.Also, ask about our specialty classes……

The Legendary Buddy Hall will be attending and playing this year at The Windy City Open!

"Buddy" Hall, also known as "The Rifleman" for his straight shooting, was born in 1945 in Metropolis, Illinois, and has been recognized as a championship player for three consecutive decades, garnering more than 70 professional titles. Titles include the Caesar's Tahoe 9-Ball Championship [1982 & 1983]; the International 9-Ball Classic [1991]; Challenge of Champions [1992]; and the U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship [1991 & 1998]. Became the 39th Inductee into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame [2000]; and also, represented the U.S.A. at the 6th World Games in Akita, Japan [2001]. Hall has also won three of the ten richest top prizes in pool, and many consider him to be one of the most fundamentally solid 9-ball players of all time. He has been selected as Player of the Year in 1982, 1991, and 1998 and Senior Tour Player of the Year in 1998. “Rags to Rifleman”, a biography of his life and career, was published in 1993, and Hall has starred in a number of instructional tapes. Hall has been a champion player for over 20 years with countless titles to his credit. He competes on both the men's pro tour and Steve Mizerak's Senior Tour.

Beverly and Joanne Ashton aka “The Ashton Twins” are coming in all the way from Calgary, Canada. They have been a staple at many events including The Windy City Open, Midwest Expo, BCA Vegas, Valley Vegas and many more for years now. Both girls are talented semi professional players who will show you no mercy on the pool table any day of the week. Budweiser Beer is their Chicago sponsor, so if you want to challenge one of these beauties, it better be with a “Bud” in your hands!

There are only a few more weeks to this event begins. There are 22 NON-Stop events for a week straight and we welcome all young and “older” to participate. There is something for everyone here, don’t miss out on all the Action Action Action!!!