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 ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
1Billy Hardwick, San Mateo, Calif.$4,000
2Ed Bourdase, Fresno, Calif.2,000
3Fred Lening, Fairless Hills, Pa.1,500
4Bill Allen, Orlando, Fla.1,300

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Hardwick defeated Bourdase, 213-196. ROUND ROBIN: Lening defeated Allen, 235-172; Hardwick defeated Lening, 234-181; Hardwick defeated Allen, 268-207.

 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
5Bob Strampe, Detroit 8406 500 8906 $1,200
6Johnny Meyer, Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y. 8475 400 8875 1,150
7Wayne Zahn, Atlanta, Ga. 8355 475 8830 1,050
8Jerry McCoy, Ft. Worth, Tex. 8307 450 8757 1,000
9Ed Lubanski, Detroit 8246 475 8721 950
10Bill Grenier, San Jose, Calif. 8315 400 8715 900
11Bill Pace, Kansas City 8307 400 8707 850
12Eddy Patterson, El Paso, Texas 8144 425 8569 800
**13Jerry Jamkowski, Detroit 8120 350 8470 577.50
14Jack Rosencrance, Endicott, N.Y. 8251 200 8451 700
15Mike Totsky, Detroit 8239 200 8439 650
16Jerry Back, Buffalo, N.Y. 8190 150 8340 600
**17Roy Rosland, Chicago, Ill. 0 0 0 677.50

24 GAMES

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
18Nelson Burton Jr.4983$400.00
19Buzz Fazio4971395.00
20Mike Samardzija4962390.00
21Teata Semiz4961382.50
 Ralph Brunt4961382.50
23Billy Welu4956375.00
24Dave Soutar4954370.00
25Bill Johnson4949365.00
26Jim St. John4940360.00
27Dick Downey4930355.00
28Sam Baca4925350.00
29Bill Mull4924345.00
30Jack Biondolillo4912340.00
31Dick Hoover4910335.00
32Ted Hoffman4909330.00
33Dan Spada4900325.00
34Harry Smith4899317.50
 George Howard4899317.50
36J. B. Blaylock4889310.00
37John Nickell4885302.50
 Tom Fowler4885302.50
39Ev Collins4882300.00
 Dick Agee4882300.00

*Denotes amateur. **Alternate Jerry Jamkowski subbed for Roy Rosland in the finals and the two split 17th and 13th place money.