Coast Guard Open



$30,000 COAST GUARD OPEN
Starlite Lanes, Grand Haven, MI, Aug 8-11, 1968

Allen Pops 12th Title

Lefthanded Bill Allen held off late rushing Billy Hardwick in the position round of the Coast Guard Open with a 217-190 win to clinch the 12th PBA title of his career . . . second only to Dick Weber who has won 17. This was the PBA's third visit to Grand Haven, smallest city on the PBA tour.

40-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Bill Allen, Orlando, Fla. 8623 9-7-0 450 9073 $3,000
2Billy Hardwick, Louisville, Ky. 8555 9-7-0 450 9005 1,600
3Wally Wagner, Santa Ana, Calif. 8549 8-7-1 425 8974 1,400
4Ralph Engan, Monsey, N.Y. 8545 7-8-1 375 8920 1,200
5Don McCune, Munster, Ind. 8405 10-6-0 500 8905 1,100
6Dick Ritger, Hartford, Wis. 8572 6-9-1 325 8897 1,050
7Don Helling, St. Louis, Mo. 8460 8-7-1 425 8885 1,000
8Wayne Zahn, Atlanta, Ga. 8374 9-7-0 450 8824 950
9Bobby Knipple, Long Beach, Calif. 8361 9-7-0 450 8811 900
10Tommy Tuttle, King, N. C. 8429 7-8-1 375 8804 850
11Jim Certain, Huntsville, Ala. 8423 7-8-1 375 8798 800
12Therm Davis, Chicago, Ill. 8365 8-7-1 425 8790 750
13Bob Strampe, Detroit, Mich. 8487 5-10-1 275 8762 700
14Norm Meyers, Los Angeles, Calif. 8396 7-9-0 350 8746 650
15Jimmy Mack, Dover, N. J. 8250 9-7-0 450 8700 625
16Tom Harnisch, Buffalo, N. Y. 8176 6-10-0 300 8476 600

24-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
*17Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind.4981$450
18Tim Harahan, Encino, Calif.4963390
19Don Glover, Bakersfield, Calif.4962380
20Keith Wiltse, Vicksburg. Mich.4958365
 Eddie Cook, Florence, S. C.4958365
22George Howard, Kalamazoo, Mich.4955350
23Dave Davis, Phoenix, Ariz.4939340
24Don Russell, San Diego, Calif.4937330
25Allie Clarke, Ravenna, Ohio4924325
26Marty Piraino, Syracuse, N.Y.4923315
 Mike Durbin, Burbank, Calif.4923315
 Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill.4923315
29Butch Gearhart, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.4918305
30Harry Smith, Fresno, Calif.4912300
31Dale Seavoy, Birmingham, Mich.4908295
32Mike McGrath, El Cerrito, Calif.4898290
33Chet Dziedzina, Chicago, Ill.4896285
34Ernie Hoesterey, New Bedford, Mass.4886280
35Bill Tucker, Louisville, Ky.4884275
36Bobby McMillin, College Point, N.Y.4863270
37Jim Godman, Hayward, Calif.4861260
 Billy Golembiewski, Detroit, Mich.4861260
 Dave Soutar, Detroit, Mich.4861260
40Glenn Allison, Los Angeles, Calif.4852250

*Alternate. 24-Game Qualifying Leader-Allen 5194 16th Low-Harnisch 4988. Pro-Am Cashers-$50-Johnny Guenther, George McDonald, Butch Gearhart, Ray Bluth, Bud Horn, Tom Harnisch.