Camden Open



$30,500 CAMDEN OPEN
Camden Lanes, Camden, Nj, Nov 22-25, 1967

Howard Heads Camden Field

George Howard, the 108-pound Kalamazoo, Mich., wizard, won his fifth PBA championship with a 149-pin victory in the $30,500 Camden Open.

At the end of the 24 qualifying games Howard was running second to Bobby Knipple. But in the 16-game finals the little guy won 12 matches for a 40-game total of 9,308 308. Jimmy Certain finished second with 9,169.

Bud Horn and Gene Rhoda each hit 300 games to highlight qualifying play.

40 GAMES

 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
1George Howard, Kalamazoo, Mich. 8708 600 9308 $3,000
2Jimmy Certain, Huntsville, Ala. 8609 660 9169 1,600
8Bob Strampe, Detroit. Mich. 8778 376 9163 1,200
4Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo. 8690 400 9090 1,160
6Bud Horn. Los Angeles, Calif. 8669 600 9069 1,100
6Les Schissler, Denver, Colo. 8630 460 8980 1,060
7Jim St. John, San Jose, Calif. 8679 400 8979 1,000
8Bob Knipple, Long Beach, Calif. 8611 460 8961 960
*9Ernie Schlegel, Hackensack, N.J. 8641 400 8941 900
10Dick Ritger, Hartford, Wisc. 8634 400 8934 860
11Dave Soutar, Detroit, Mich. 8446 460 8896 800
12Eddy Patterson, Dallas, Tex. 8897 376 8772 760
13Don Carter. Tarzana, Calif. 8427 260 8677 700
14Mike Durbin, Costa Mesa, Calif. 8268 300 8668 660
16Tommy Tuttle, King, N.C. 8209 360 8669 626
16Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo. 8099 160 8249 600

24 GAMES

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
17Teata Semiz, River Edge, N.J.5010$400
**18Rich Cusato, Stratford, Pa.5008440
19Norm Meyers, Los Angeles, Calif.5002375
 Mike Limongello, N. Babylon, N.Y.5002375
21Gene Rhoda, Valparaiso, Ind.4971360
22Ed Bourdase, Fresno, Calif.4967350
23Val Benson, New York City, N.Y.4966342
 Pete Tountas, Tucson. Ariz.4966342
26Frank Lynch, Philadelphia, Pa.4964386
26Billy Hardwick, San Mateo, Calif.4961330
27Vince Lucci, Morrisville, Pa.4936326
28Jack Winters, Philadelphia, Pa.4926320
29Harry Smith, Fresno, Calif.4924316
30Frank Northrop, Atwater, Calif.4918310
31Al Levins, Newark, N.J.4911306
32Tim Harahan, Encino, Calif.4903300

*Local entry. **Alternate. Bud Horn, Gene Rhoda received $100 for 300 game.