Lions Club Open



$27,500 LIONS CLUB OPEN
Pelican Lanes, New Orleans, La., Sep 14-17, 1967

Tucker Tops At New Orleans

Bill Tucker, of Los Angeles, broke into the clear in the 11th game of the finals to capture his second PBA title of the year in the Lions Club New Orleans Open.

Billy Welu, who led the 24-game qualifier, Tucker and Tommy Tuttle were waging a tight fight for the lead before Tucker moved out in the 11th game.

Dave Davis, the leading money winner at this stage of the race, added $1,150 to his total to bring his earnings to $42,865. Jim Stefanich still was running second at $39,335.

40 GAMES

 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
1Bill Tucker, Los Angeles, Calif. 8471 560 9021 $3,000
2Mike Durbin, Costa Mesa, Calif. 8284 650 8834 1,500
3Tommy Tuttle, King, N.C. 8263 650 8813 1,200
4Dave Davis, Phoenix, Ariz. 8366 400 8765 1,160
5Harry Smith, Fresno, Calif. 8164 560 8714 1,100
6Ralph Engan, Monsey, N.Y. 8336 360 8686 1,060
7Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill. 8119 550 8669 1,000
8Billy Welu, St. Louis, Mo. 8204 400 8604 950
9Eddy Patterson, Dallas, Tex. 8204 360 8654 900
10Barry Asher, Santa Ana, Calif. 8201 350 8551 850
11Bud Horn, Los Angeles, Calif. 8113 400 8513 800
12Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo. 8097 360 8447 760
13Jimmy Certain, Huntsville, Ala. 8024 350 8374 700
14Lynn Shulund, Missoula, Mont. 8037 300 8337 650
15Pete Tountas, Tucson, Ariz. 8076 260 8326 625
16Jerry Zabriskie, Salt Lake City, Utah 7844 160 7994 600

24 GAMES

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
17Bob Strampe, Detroit, Mich.4893$370
18Bill Allen, Orlando, Fla.4883360
*19Gene Rhoda, Valparaiso, Ind.4877400
20George McDonald, Denver, Colo.4873340
21Tim Harahan, Encino, Calif.4867330
22Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind.4851320
23Don Russell, San Diego, Calif.4849310
24Bill Johnson, New Orleans, La.4840300

*Alternate.