North American Van Lines Open
$31,000 NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES OPEN
300 Bowl, Pontiac, Michigan, Mar 24-28, 1964
Hardwick Vans To Victory
"The Kid" was back in business at the $31,000 Pontiac Open ---- Billy Hardwick of San Mateo, Calif., won his second PBA tournament in 1964.
The 23-year-old Californian, who took all honors on the 1963 tour ---- leading money winner, leading average shooter and PBA National champ ---- reeled off three victories in the televised finals to add $4,000 to his money belt.
Hardwick started out with a whopping 234-181 win over Fred Lening, clipped Bill Allen, 268-207, and then won the title with a 213-196 win over Bourdase.
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Hardwick defeated Bourdase, 213-196. ROUND ROBIN: Lening defeated Allen, 235-172; Hardwick defeated Lening, 234-181; Hardwick defeated Allen, 268-207. 24 GAMES *Denotes amateur. **Alternate Jerry Jamkowski subbed for Roy Rosland in the finals and the two split 17th and 13th place money.
*Denotes amateur. **Alternate Jerry Jamkowski subbed for Roy Rosland in the finals and the two split 17th and 13th place money.