Mobile-Sertoma Open



$70,000 MOBILE-SERTOMA OPEN
Florida Bowl, Moblie, AL, Mar 21-25, 1967

Salvino Is Mobile King

Carmen Salvino, of Chicago, scored a 232-169 victory over split-ridden Wayne Zahn in capturing the $40,000 Mobile Sertoma Open in Mobile's spacious Municipal Auditorium.

With some 4,000 fans in attendance, the largest crowd ever to watch a bowling finals, Salvino, who had led the 40-game qualifier, was seeded into the title match.

The Chicagoan then watched as Les Schissler defeated Butch Gearhart, 216-199, then Skee Foremsky, 216-170. Zahn racked up Schissler, 226-163, to set the stage for the big one. It was Salvino's second victory of the year and eighth overall.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
1Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill.$6,000
2Wayne Zahn, Atlanta, Ga.2,600
3Les Schissler, Denver, Colo.1,600
4Skee Foremsky, El Paso, Tex.1,400
5Butch Gearhart, Ft. Lauderdale,Fla.1,300

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Salvino defeated Zahn, 232-169. ROUND ROBIN: Schissler defeated Gearhart, 216-199; Schissler defeated Foremsky, 216-170 ; Zahn defeated Schissler, 226-163.

40 GAMES

 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
6John Fabbro, Columbus, Ohio 8603 460 8963 $1,250
7Mike Limongello, Babylon, N.Y. 8602 400 8902 1,150
8Jerry Hale, Richmond, Calif. 8319 600 8819 1,100
9Dave Davis, Phoenix, Ariz. 8319 476 8794 1,050
10Therm Davis, Chicago, Ill. 8286 400 8686 1,000
11Jimmy Certain, Huntsville 8369 300 8669 950
12Bob Kwolek, Fairborn, Ohio 8283 276 8668 900
13Tom Coakley, Richmond, Va. 8244 276 8619 850
14Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill. 8162 300 8462 800
15Bill Eckhart, Pueblo, Calif. 8149 260 8399 750
16Steve Buell, Salt Lake City, Utah 8033 360 8383 700

24 GAMES

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
17Tim Harahan, Encino, Calif.4970$500
18Don Johnson, Kokomo, Ind.4962450
19Bill Allen, Orlando, Fla.4967400
 Billy Golembiewski, Detroit4967400
21Pete Tountas, Tucson, Ariz.4930400
22Jimmy Mack, Dover, N.J.4928400
23Teddy Hoffman, Philadelphia, Pa.4926350
24Gene Rhoda, Valparaiso, Ind.4921350
25Harry Johnson, Los Angeles, Calif.4913350
26Bobby Cooper, Ft. Worth, Tex.4911350
27Don Carter, Tarzana, Calif.4907300
28Tommy Tuttle, King, N.C.4896300
29Don Glover, Bakersfield, Calif.4889300
30Mike Durbin, Costa Mesa, Calif.4881300

CELEBRITY PRO AM PRIZE LIST

Carmen Salvino $600, Bob Kwolek $409, Butch Gearhart $300, Les Schissler $276, Steve Buell $260, Jerry Hale $226, Skee Foremsky $200, Wayne Zahn $176, Tom Coakley $160, John Fabbro $160, Therm Davis $160, Jim Certain $126, Jim Stefanich $126, Mike Limongello $100, Dave Davis $100, Bill Eckhart $100.