Duchess of Cambridge pool-playing skills deemed 'dreadful'

Britain's Princess Kate Duchess of Cambridge has a go at playing pool during her visit to Action for Children project MIST, a child and adolescent mental health project which works specifically with children who are living in care, in Torfaen, Wales, Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017. This is the first engagement for Princess Kate with Action for Children since becoming its Patron in December, following on from Her Majesty The Queen. (Paul Edwards/pool via AP)

LONDON — The Duchess of Cambridge has shown off her pool-playing skills — though one teenager was not impressed.

Visiting a mental health center for children in South Wales on Wednesday, the former Kate Middleton spent time talking to children and teens with mental health issues before picking up a pool cue.

Kate, who wore a burgundy suit paired with knee-high boots, impressed in the style stakes — but her pool skills left much to be desired.

Craig Davies, a 15-year-old teenager at the center, described her pool playing as "dreadful."

The duchess became royal patron of children's charity Action for Children in December when Queen Elizabeth II passed on some of her responsibilities due to her advancing age.

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