Southern California PBA Open



$27,500 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PBA OPEN
Kona Lanes, Costa Mesa, California, Apr 7-11, 1964

No. 7 For Hardwick

Billy Hardwick, the San Mateo magician, became the second leading Professional Bowlers Association tournament winner when he made it No. 7 in the $27,500 Southern California Open at Costa Mesa.

"The Kid" had to defeat another Californian, Andy Marzich of Redondo Beach. And, he did it in grand style, 235-217.

Before that, Marzich had to work his way up through the ranks into the championship match. He struck out to defeat Ray Bluth, 218-198 in the first televised bout; and then eliminated Johnny King, 210-202. Bluth knocked out King, 268-236.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
1Billy Hardwick, San Mateo, Calif.$4,000
2Andy Marzich, Los Angeles, Calif.2,000
3Ray Bluth, St. Louis, Mo.1,500
4Johnny King, Chicago, Ill.1,300

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Hardwick defeated Marzich, 235-217. ROUND ROBIN, Bluth defeated King, 268-236; Marzich defeated Bluth 218-198; Marzich defeated King, 210-202.

 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
5Jerry McCoy, Ft. Worth 8772 400 9172 $1,250
6Harry Smith, Baltimore 8689 425 9114 1,100
7George Howard, Detroit 8659 450 9109 1,050
8Vic Gasser, S. Barbara 8590 400 8990 1,000
9Bud Horn, Los Angeles 8547 350 8897 950
10Ed Bourdase, Fresno 8543 350 8893 900
11Bob Ramirez, Anaheim' 8569 300 8869 850
12Ralph Brunt, Atlanta 8509 350 8859 800
13Bill Tucker, Hollywood 8499 350 8849 750
14Bill Allen, Orlando 8448 250 8698 700
15Sneed Christian, El Paso 8419 275 8694 650
16Dick Hoover, Akron, Ohio 8403 250 8653 600

24 GAMES

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
17Eddy Patterson5154$450.00
18Carmen Salvino5151390.00
19Norm Meyers5148380.00
20Don Carter5144370.00
21Al Thompson5141360.00
22John Nickell5112350.00
23Vito Caloia5110342.50
 Les Schissler5110342.50
25Johnny Klares5088335.00
26Therm Gibson5089330.00
27Pat Stone5075325.00
28Earl Onishi5066320.00
*29George McDonald5058315.00
30Glenn Allison5041310.00
31Morrie Manalli5040305.00
32Fred Riccilli5035300.00

*Denotes local entry.