The Gentleman of Artistic Pool: William DeYonker ~ Kevin Brown {Interview}

Artistic Minute with Kevin Brown. Brought to you by WAPPA (World Artistic Pool Player Association): “Representing the finest in artistic pool and beyond.”

Artistic Pro: William “The Gentleman” DeYonker

Current WPA-APD Ranking: 7th

Kevin Brown: When did you start Artistic Pool, and who were your influences?

William DeYonker: I started at 14 years of age when I first saw my penpal from the Czech Republic Pavel “Ppooler” Poledno’s trick shot videos on YouTube.

KB: What was your first tournament in artistic pool you entered?

WD: It was the Artistic Cup VII at Pocket Billiards in Lake City Florida hosted by Dr. Cue Promotions (Tom” Dr. Cue” Rossman.) Competitiors included Mike Massey, Jason Lynch, Steve Markle, Mark Dimick, and Marty Carey to name a few.

KB: What is your biggest achievement, and what tournaments have you entered in Artistic Pool?