PRLog - July 23, 2011 - NIBLEY, Utah -- Mike Massey, holder of numerous billiard trick shot world records, will be appearing at the grand opening celebration of Cache Valley's newest entertainment destination, "Legends Billiard Club", on Saturday, July 30, 2011. The club is located on Highway 89/91in Nibley just opposite Petersen's Country Store. Owner Allan Cornia, himself an accomplished tournament billiard player, arranged for Massey's appearance when he learned that Massey would be in Utah briefly before leaving for tournaments in Las Vegas and Spain. "Mike is a legend in the world of billiards and we're Legends Billiard Club, so bringing him in for our grand opening was a no-brainer,"
Mike Massey, World Champion Trick Shot Artist
Massey will be demonstrating his skills, educating and entertaining those in attendance from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday. A country band will be available later for those wishing to break in the club's unique sprung dance floor or just enjoy the music. There will be a $5 cover charge to defray to cost of this event.
Mike Massey, also known as the "Tennessee Tarzan", is widely considered to be the world's best trick shot artist and was inducted into the prestigious Billiard Congress of America's Hall of Fame in 2005. He is the five-time ESPN Trick Shot Magic Champion and has performed trick shot exhibitions in more than 40 countries. Massey has won professional tournaments worldwide in a variety of formats including trick shots, 8-ball, 9-ball, and straight pool. He shares his skills and knowledge with others as an instructor and author. Mike had the honor of being chosen to perform an exhibition for the dinner show when Willie Mosconi and Jimmy Caras played their last challenge match, hosted by the Birkbeck twins and has played or taught pool with many movie stars and sports celebrities, such as Johnny Cash, Sugar Ray Leonard, Billy Bob Thornton, Dean Cain, Stephen Baldwin, Scott Baio, Jennifer Tilly, James Tolkan, Paul Sorvino, Jason Gedrick, Danny Aiello, David Arquette, and many others.
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Legends Billiard Club is the Intermountain West's premier billiard club, with seven brand new 7 foot tables. It also features a sprung dance floor and professional close up magic when owner Allan Cornia is in the house.