Tucson Open



$32,000 TUCSON OPEN
Cactus Bowl, Tucson, Ariz., Jul 3-6, 1969

Final Game Boosts Booth

Another new PBA champion was crowned in the Tucson Open as TERRY BOOTH final-gamed himself into the championship.

Booth, who was close but never in the lead over the 39-game route, scored a big 258-181 victory over Fred Lening in the 40th outing to grab the title.

The Californian's total pinfall was 9306, including 650 bonus pins he collected for winning 13 of his 16 match games. Mike Limongello was second with 9295 and Mike Durbin was third with 9261.

40-GAME FINALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Terry Booth, Mountain View, Calif. 8656 13-3-0 650 9306 $3,000
2Mike Limongello, Babylon, N. Y. 8845 9-7-0 450 9295 1,600
3Mike Durbin, Burbank, Calif. 8811 9-7-0 450 9261 1,400
4Pete Tountas, Tucson, Ariz. 8707 7-9-0 350 9057 1,200
5Fred Lening, Yardley, Pa. 8624 8-8-0 400 9024 1,100
6Bobby Knipple, Long Beach, Calif. 8565 9-7-0 450 9015 1,050
7John Guenther, Fresno, Calif. 8504 10-6-0 500 9004 1,000
8Sam Baca, Hayward, Calif. 8452 9-7-0 450 8992 950
9Don Russell, San Diego, Calif. 3416 10-6-0 500 8919 900
10Dave Soutar, Gilroy, Calif. 8504 8-8-0 400 8904 850
11Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo. 8617 5-11-0 250 8867 800
12Lou Scalia, Hollywood, Fla. 8470 7-9-0 350 8820 750
13Jim Godman, Hayward, Calif. 8456 6-10-0 300 8756 700
14Billy Hardwick, Louisville, Ky. 8380 7-9-0 350 8730 650
15Butch Gearhart, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 8326 7-9-0 350 8676 625
**16Paul Colwell, Tucson, Ariz. 8192 4-12-0 200 8392 600

24-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
*17A. W. "Bill" Johnson, New Orleans, La.4992$445
18Keith Wiltse, Vicksburg, Mich.4992395
19Dale Seavoy, Birmingham, Mich.4985380
20Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill.4983370
21Harry Smith, Fresno, Calif.4974360
22Ralph Engan, Monsey, N. Y.4972350
23Mike Orlovsky, Endicott, N. Y.4958340
24Wayne Zahn, Tempe, Ariz4955330
25Gary Rebillot, Canton, Ohio4954325
26Don McCune, Munster, Ind.4951320
27Allie Clarke, Akron, Ohio4940315
28Ernie Schlegel, Newburgh, N. Y.4933310
29Larry Nordstrom, Anaheim, Calif.4931305
30Tim Jones, Santa Clara, Calif.4929300
31Don Johnson, Kokomo, Ind., Norm Meyers, Los Angeles, Calif.4925292.50
33Jimmy Certain, Huntsville, Ala.4923285
34Ralph Croy, Lansing, Ill.4916280
35Don Lemon, Rochester, N. Y.4913275
36Jim Bassett, Brooklyn, N. Y.4906270
37Barry Asher, Costa Mesa, Calif.4900265
38Bill Tucker, Louisville Ky.4883260
39Dick Battista, Astoria, N. Y.4872255
40J. B. Blaylock, Alamogordo, N. M.4864250

Pro-Am Cashers ($50)-Bill Johnson, Alphonso Pujol, Larry Lichstein, Don Russell, Earl Johnon, Bill Scales. 24-Game Qualifying Leader-Limongello, 5375. 16th Low-Colwell, 4998. **Local Entry. *Alternate-Johnson defeated Wiltse in one-game roll-off for alternate spot.