$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 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 24 GAMES CELEBRITY PRO AM PRIZE LIST
CELEBRITY PRO AM PRIZE LISTCarmen 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.