Crescent City Open



$27,500 CRESCENT CITY OPEN
Mardi Gras Bowl, New Orleans, La., Sep 8-11, 1966

Asher Wears Second Crown

Barry Asher walked off with his second tournament crown of the year with a decisive 191-pin victory in the $27,500 Crescent City Open at Mardi Gras Bowl in New Orleans.

The 19-year-old Santa Ana Junior College freshman totalled 9257 pins for the 40-game tourney. This included 550 bonus pins for his winning 11 of 16 in the match play finals. Jim Godman took second money with 9066.

The New Orleans tournament wrapped up the PBA summer tour. Dick Weber continued to lead the money race with earnings of $48,255. Wayne Zahn rode in second place with $44,670.

40 GAMES

 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
1Barry Asher, Santa Ana Calif. 8707 550 9257 $3,000
2Jim Godman, Hayward, Calif. 8666 400 9066 1,500
3Don Johnson, Kokomo, Ind. 8686 400 8986 1,200
4Billy Hardwick, Louisville, Ky. 8474 400 8874 1,150
5Ted Hoffman, Philadelphia, Pa. 8341 600 8841 1,100
6Bob Strampe, Detroit, Mich. 8418 400 8818 1,050
7Bobby Cooper, Dallas, Texas 8236 550 8786 1,000
8Bill Tucker, Los Angeles, Calif. 8378 400 8778 950
9Pete Tountas, Tucson, Ariz. 8410 350 8760 900
10Billy Welu, St. Louis, Mo. 8304 450 8754 860
11Wayne Zahn, Atlanta, Ga. 8382 350 8732 800
12Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind. 8263 450 8713 750
13Harry Smith, Redwood City, Calif. 8341 350 8691 700
14Skee Foremsky, El Paso, Texas 8212 300 8512 650
15John Guenther, Seattle, Wash. 8161 300 8461 625
16Gene Rhoda, Valparaiso, Ind. 8165 250 8415 600

24 GAMES

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
17Jim Stefanich, Chicago, Ill.4939$420
18Larry Laub, San Francisco, Calif.4937360
19John Slots, Glen Cove, N.Y.4917350
20Bill Lillard, Dallas, Texas4889340
21Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo.4884330
22Walt Pych, Mishawaka, Ind.4881320
23Les Schissler, Denver, Colo.4879310
24Sam Baca, Hayward, Calif.4872300