Oronamin C Japan Cup 1993



$300,000 ORONAMIN C JAPAN CUP 1993
Tokyo Port Bowl, Tokyo, Japan, Oct 7-10, 1993

Pete Weber Wins 21st PBA Title

Pete Weber was nearly perfect in becoming the first double winner of the ninth annual Oronamic C Japan Cup, hosted by Tokyo Port Bowl. Weber, St. Ann, Mo., defeated Brian Voss, 276-227, for the $39,000 first prize in this international professional bowling competition. The PBA Tour leads the series against Japan's leading pro bowlers, seven victories to two.

Weber opened the title game with a four-bagger, spare, and then strung six more strikes to clinch the title in the ninth frame. Voss appeared slightly tired from having advanced past four earlier opponents, and couldn't match Weber's firepower. Voss, Boca Raton, Fla., earned $20,000.

Voss opened the championship round by defeating Tokyo's Kenichi Kurobe, 236-224, and then dispatched, in order, Eric Forkel, 214-198, PBA President Mike Aulby, 245-202, and the only other Japanese bowler in the field, second-seeded Yasutomo Bannai of Tokyo, 254-202.

PBA's 160-man qualifying team split into two eight-man groups at the start of the 11-day trip, and traveled to Sendai and Nagoya, respectively, for Pro-Ams and exhibitions. Norm Duke and Voss claimed those trophies there, respectively.

Bannai earned $13,000 for third place, Aulby, Indianapolis, received $9,000 for fourth, Forkel, Chatsworth, Calif., collected $7,000 and Kumbe $6,200.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Pete Weber, St. Ann, MO272 (1 game)$39,000
2Brian Voss, Boca Raton, FL1,176 (5 games)20,000
3Yasutomo Bannai, Tokyo202 (1 game)13,000
4Mike Aulby, Indianapolis202 (1 game)9,000
5Eric Forkel, Chatsworth, CA198 (1 game)7,000
6Kenichi Kurobe, Tokyo224 (1 game)6,200

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Voss defeated Kurobe, 236-224; Voss defeated Forkel, 214-198; Voss defeated Aulby, 245-202; Voss defeated Bannai, 254-202; and in the championship game, Weber defeated Voss, 272-227.

32-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Pete Weber, St. Ann, MO 7367 238.7 16-15-1 495 8132 
2Yasutomo Bannai, Tokyo 7344 229.5 21-11-0 630 7974 
3Mike Aulby, Indianapolis 7247 226.5 20-12-0 600 7847 
4Eric Forkel, Chatsworth, CA 7355 229.8 16-16-0 480 7835 
5Kenichi Kurobe, Tokyo 7218 225.6 20-12-0 600 7818 
6Brian Voss, Boca Raton, FL 7208 225.3 19-13-0 570 7778 
7Robert Lawrence, Austin, TX 7273 227.3 16-15-1 495 7768 $5,000
8Ron Williams, Fort Worth, TX 7248 226.5 17-15-0 510 7758 4,200
9Yukio Yamazaki, Tokyo 7211 225.3 17-15-0 510 7721 3,700
10Tsuguo Tsukahara, Kanagawa 7244 226.4 15-16-1 465 7709 3,200
11Parker Bohn III, Freehold, NJ 7210 225.3 16-15-1 495 7705 2,950
12Norihiko Nakayama, Tochigi 7139 223.1 18-13-1 555 7694 2,800
13W.R. Williams Jr., Stockton, CA 7091 221.6 20-12-0 600 7691 2,700
14Junichi Yajima, Tokyo 7190 224.7 16-15-1 495 7685 2,600
#15Amleto Monacelli, Venezuela 7139 223.1 17-15-0 510 7649 2,550
16Akio Ishihara, Chiba 7056 220.5 17-14-1 525 7581 2,500
17Norm Duke, Oklahoma City, OK 7030 219.7 16-12-4 540 7570 2,320
18Yasuharu Tsuno, Kanagawa 7005 218.9 17-12-3 555 7560 2,170
19Yasuyuki Sadamatsu, Tokyo 7095 221.7 14-17-1 435 7530 2,000
20Akio Harada, Saitama 7001 218.8 17-14-1 525 7526 1,860
21Del Ballard Jr., Richardson, TX 7040 220.0 16-16-0 480 7520 1,830
22Hiroshi Nagatani, Tokyo 7034 219.8 15-17-0 450 7484 1,770
23George Branham III, Indianapolis 6877 214.9 18-14-0 540 7417 1,750
24Minoru Sendan, Osaka 6856 214.3 14-18-0 420 7276 1,738
25Masanobu Araki, Kyoto 6826 213.3 15-17-0 450 7276 1,738
26Dave Amold, Gilbert, AZ 6880 215.0 11-19-2 360 7240 1,700
27Bob Vespi, Coral Springs, FL 6754 211.1 15-16-1 465 7219 1,675
28Masaaki Saijyo, Tokyo 6794 212.3 14-18-0 420 7214 1,650
29Yoshiki Chsawa, Shizuoka 6808 212.8 12-20-0 360 7168 1,625
30Dave D'Entremont, Cleveland, OH 6807 212.7 11-20-1 345 7152 1,600
31Marc McDowell, Madison, WI 6714 209.8 13-19-0 390 7104 1,575
32Masanori Saitoh, Kanagawa 6155 192.3 3-29-0 90 6245 1,550

#-Amleto Monacelli rolled a 300 game ($475).