Budweiser Classic



$160,000 BUDWEISER CLASSIC
Don Carter's All-Star Lanes, Sunrise, Fla., Feb 12-17, 1990

(Bud) Classic Voss

Spurred on by a loud contingent of hometown fans, Brian Voss of Boca Raton, Fla., used a nine-strike barrage to defeat Scott Devers of Richmond, Ind., 245-214, and capture the $160,000 Budweiser Classic at Don Carter's All Star Lanes-Sunrise.

The win, worth $31,000 to Voss, was his ninth career Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) title and he likened it to a fairy tale. Voss was married the day after his triumph In Boca Raton, 25 miles away.

Voss struck on three of his first four shots while Devers suffered an open frame in the second when he failed to convert a difficult 4-10 split. Although Voss missed a spare of his own In the fifth frame, he followed It with six consecutive strikes and Devers could not recover.

Devers beat Rich Wolfe In the semifinal, 244-243, to earn a shot at Voss and the $31,000 top prize.

Wolfe, Falls Church, Va., making his first telecast, knocked off Rick Steelsmith of Wichita, Kan., 206-179, in the second match of the day.

Steelsmith opened the ABC Sports-televised finals by downing Tony Marrese of Hilton Head Island, S.C., 208-202, in front of a capacity crowd at the palatial Don Carter's All-Star Lanes.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Brian Voss, Boca Raton, Fla.245 (1- game)$31,000
2Scott Devers, Richmond, Ind.458 (2 games)16,000
3Rich Wolfe, Falls Church, Va.449 (2 games)8,500
4Rick Steelsmith, Wichita, Kan.387 (2 games)7,000
5Tony Marrese, Hilton Head Island, S.C.202 (1 game)6,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS-Steelsmith defeated Marrese, 208-202; Wolfe defeated Steelsmith, 206-179; Devers defeated Wolfe, 244-243; and in the championship game, Voss defeated Devers, 245-214.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Brian Voss, Boca Raton, Fla. 9496 226.1 17-6-1 525 10021 
2Scott Devers, Richmond, Ind. 9394 223.7 16-8-0 480 9874 
3Rich Wolfe, Falls Church, Va. 9377 223.3 15-8-1 465 9842 
4Rick Steelsmith, Wichita, Kan. 9447 224.9 13-11-0 390 9837 
5Tony Marrese, Hilton Head Island, S.C. 9372 223.1 13-10-1 405 9777 
6Mike Edwards, Tulsa, Okla. 9412 224.1 10-14-0 300 9712 $5,000
7Leroy Bornhop, St. Charles, Mo. 9295 221.3 13-11-0 390 9685 4,000
8Mark Williams, Beaumont, Texas 9179 218.5 16-8-0 480 9659 3,600
9Parker Bohn III, Freehold, N.J. 9177 218.5 13-11-0 390 9567 3,300
10Robert Lawrence, Austin, Texas 9259 220.5 10-14-0 300 9559 3,000
#11Del Ballard Jr., Richardson, Texas 9155 218.0 12-11-1 375 9530 2,800
12Duane Fisher, Gloucester Twp., N.J. 9194 218.9 11-13-0 330 9524 2,700
13Bob Benoit, Topeka, Kan. 9177 218.5 11-12-1 345 9522 2,600
14Brad Snell, Elk Grove, Ill. 9178 218.5 11-13-0 330 9508 2,500
15Mark Thayer, Lafayette, Ind. 9134 217.5 12-12-0 360 9494 2,400
16Steve Wilson, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 9071 216.0 13-10-1 390 9476 2,300
17Steve Hoskins, Tarpon Springs, Fla. 9143 217.7 9-15-0 270 9413 2,200
18Steve Cook, Roseville, Calif. 9109 216.9 9-14-1 285 9394 2,100
19Danny Wiseman, Baltimore, Md. 9057 215.6 11-13-0 330 9387 2,000
20Mike Shady, Ripon, Wis. 8920 212.4 14-9-1 435 9355 1,900
21David Ozio, Vidor, Texas 9083 216.3 8-16-0 240 9323 1,800
22Curtis Odom, Winston-Salem, N.C. 8899 211.9 10-14-0 300 9199 1,700
23Storm DeVincent, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 8759 208.5 10-14-0 300 9059 1,650
24Eugene McCune, Munster, Ind. 8628 205.4 7-17-0 210 8838 1,600

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
25Don Moser, San Jose, Calif.$1,395
26Marc McDowell, Madison, Wis.1,350
27Bruce Hamilton, Seattle, Wash.1,310
 Jon O'Drobinak, Glendale Heights, Ill.1,310
29Danny Broadway. Houston1,280
30Ron Palombi Jr., Erie, Pa.1,260
31Dale Strike, Saginaw, Mich.1,240
32Amleto Monacelli, Venezuela1,230
33Palmer Fallgren, Lake Worth, Fla.1,220
34Jess Stayrook, San Diego, Calif.1,210
35Norm Duke, Fort Worth, Texas1,200
36Tom Adcock, Maroa, Ill.1,190
37Danny Bates, Titusville, Fla.1,180
38Pete Weber, Florissant, Mo.1,165
39John Mazza, Mount Clemens, Mich.1,160
40Jimmie Pritts Jr., Methuen, Mass.1,150
41Bob Handley, Pompano Beach, Fla.1,140
42Dennis Horan Jr., Santa Clara, Calif.1,125
*Harry Sullins, Ann Arbor, Mich.1,245
44Tony Westlake, Edmond, Okla.1,110
45Jim Pencak, Mayfield Heights, Ohio1,095
 Chris Warren, Dallas1,095
47Dave Davis, W. Palm Beach, Fla.1,080
48Tim Weisbrod, Cincinnati, Ohio1,070
49George Branham III, Arleta, Calif.1,060
50David Smith, Fort Worth, Texas1,050
51Joe Berardi, Wellington, Fla.1,040
52Randy Lightfoot, St. Charles, Mo.1,030
53Jeff Bellinger, Columbia. S.C.1,020

*-Match play alternate. 18-game qualifying leader-Steve Hoskins, 4203. 24th place-Danny Wiseman, 3952. 53rd place Jeff Bellinger, 3861. #-Del Ballard Jr. rolled a 300 game ($100). PRO-AM CASHERS-Rick Steelsmith, Tom Baker, Hugh Miller, Pete Weber, Dale Eagle, Storm DeVincent, Parker Bohn III, Frank Ellenburg, Skip Tucker, John Mazza, Marc McDowell, Phil Ringener, Danny Broadway and Dave Bolles ($50 each).