San Diego PBA Open



$23,600 SAN DIEGO PBA OPEN
University Lanes, San Diego, California, Aug 29-Sep 1, 1963

Johnson . . . Again

Quiet Earl Johnson of Minneapolis, who lets his bowling ball do all his talking, knocked off his third PBA tournamentof the year when he beat out Billy Hardwick of San Mateo, Calif. in the $23,600 San Diego Open.

Johnson trailed Hardwick by 40 pins going into the position round but left little doubt as to the outcome when he popped 11 strikes in 12 pitches to knock of his 22-year-old foe, 278-234.

The 50-pin bonus gave Johnson a final tally of 9348 to Hardwick's 9294 for the 40 games. Johnson won 500 bonus pins for capturing 10 games in the 16-game finals while Hardwick had 575 for winning 11 and tying one.

40 GAMES

 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
1Earl Johnson, Minneapolis, Minn. 8848 500 9348 3000.00
2Billy Hardwick, San Mateo, Calif. 8719 575 9294 1500.00
3Jack Biondolillo, Houston, Tex. 8660 500 9260 1200.00
4J. B. Blaylock, El Paso, Tex. 8689 475 9164 1100.00
6Bud Horn, Los Angeles, Calif. 8677 450 9127 1000.00
6Foy Belches, Glendale, Calif. 8606 475 9081 950.00
7Bill Allen, Orlando, Fla. 8684 350 9034 900.00
8Vern Downing, Rodeo, Calif. 8648 400 8948 850.00
9Bill Bunetta, Fresno, Calif. 8670 275 8946 800.00
10Ev Collins, San Mateo, Calif. 8629 400 8929 750.00
11Wayne Zahn, Atlanta, Ga. 8647 350 8897 700.00
12Red Elkins, San Jose, Calif. 8449 400 8849 650.00
13Charlie Wilkinson, Salinas, Calif. 8684 250 8834 625.00
14Bob Kwolek, Detroit, Mich. 8401 400 8801 600.00
16Milt Molhusen, Dallas, Tex. 8426 300 8726 575.00
16Bill Karach, Kenosha, Wis. 8608 200 8708 540.00

24 GAMES

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
*17Don Carter6096$360.00
*18Dick Agee6084445.00
19Bill Johnson6071340.00
20Billy Welu6069335.00
21Terry Rea6066330.00
22Les Schissler6066325.00
23Bill Pace6067320.00
24Jim Carman6066315.00
26Vince Sarro6049310.00
26Vic Gasser6044305.00
27Len Mal6041297.50
 George Howard6041297.50
29Duke McGrew6038290.00
30Len Hinds6036285.00
31J. B. Solomon6034280.00
32Bill Hawk6026275.00
*Carter unable* Carter unable to be alternate; Agee received $100.00 extra for beingaltern,ate