Brunswick World Open



$85,000 BRUNSWICK WORLD OPEN
Brunswick Northern Bowl Glendale Heights, Nov 19-25, 1972

The "World" Is Johnson's

Don Johnson won his second consecutive Brunswick World Open title when he eliminated two Brooklynites from the finals of the $85,000 tournament in surburban Glendale Heights.

In the championship game, Johnson defeated 21-year-old Mark Roth for the title, 207-181, after Roth had worked himself into the lead at the end of 56 grueling games of qualifying and match game play.

The World Open attracted 15 foreign entries from Japan, Venezuela, England, Finland, W. Germany and Canada. Brunswick officials conducted eliminations in each country, and Masao Inoue, Tokyo, rewarded his followers with a 55th-place finish.

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Don Johnson, Akron, Ohio451 (2 games)$12,000
2Mark Roth, Brooklyn, N.Y.181 (1 game)7,000
3Johnny Petraglia, Brooklyn, N.Y.609 (3 games)4,000
4Mike McGrath, EI Cerrito, Calif.192 (1 game)3,000
5Gary Mage, Seattle, Wash.166 (1 game)2,500

PLAYOFF RESULTS -Petraglia defeated Mage, 190-166; Petraglia defeated McGrath, 222-192; Johnson defeated Petraglia, 244-197; and in the championship game Johnson defeated Roth, 207-181.

56-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Mark Roth, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11669 17-6-1 525 12194 
2Don Johnson, Akron, Ohio 11711 11-11-2 360 12071 
3Mike McGrath, EI Cerrito, Calif. 11585 15-8-1 465 12050 
4Gary Mage, Seattle, Wash. 11595 12-11-1 375 11970 
5Johnny Petraglia, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11635 10-12-2 330 11965 
*6Butch Gearhart, Houston, Texas 11520 14-10-0 420 11940 $2,050
7Jay Robinson, Simi Valley, Calif. 11544 11-12-1 345 11889 1,800
8Skee Foremsky, Houston, Texas 11462 14-10-0 420 11882 1,650
9Larry Lichstein, Suffield, Conn. 11443 14-10-0 420 11863 1,500
10Earl Anthony, Tacoma, Wash. 11470 12-11-1 375 11845 1,400
11Billy Hardwick, Louisville, Ky. 11525 9-13-2 300 11825 1,300
12Timmy Harahan, Canoga Park, Calif. 11395 12-12-0 360 11755 1,250
13Alex Seymore, Kannapolis, N.C. 11357 13-11-0 390 11747 1,200
14Don Glover, South Bend, Ind. 11371 12-12-0 360 11731 1,150
15Roy Buckley, Columbus, Ohio 11315 13-11-0 390 11705 1,100
16Dave Wallers, Aurora, Ill. 11285 13-11-0 390 11675 1,050
17Marty Piraino, Syracuse, N.Y. 11277 12-11-1 375 11652 1,000
18Gary Dickinson, Ft. Worth, Texas 11286 11-12-1 345 11631 950
19George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. 11324 9-15-0 270 11594 900
20Bill Johnson, New Orleans, La. 11165 11-10-3 375 11540 850
21Bob Alstott, Joliet, Ill. 11190 10-14-0 300 11490 800
22Tommy Tuttle, King, N.C. 11111 11-13-0 330 11441 750
23Butch Soper, Tustin, Calif. 11100 7-16-1 225 11325 700
24Bob Chase, Kansas City, Kan. 11031 6-17-1 195 11226 650

32-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
*25Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind.6495$620
26Norm Meyers, St. Louis, Mo.6478520
27Tye Critchlow, Los Angeles, Calif.6469500
28Adam Toney, Oak Hill, W. Va.6461490
29Denny Torgerson, Des Moines, Iowa6456480
30Don Helling, St. Louis, Mo.6450470
31Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo.6425460
32Paul Colwell, Tucson, Ariz.6423450
33Jim Maxey Atlanta, Ga.6421445
34Bobby Cooper, Houston, Texas6420440
35Teata Semiz, River Edge, N.J.6419435
36Rich Bennett, Owego, N.Y.6414430
37Ray Bluth, Sit. Louis, Mo.6412422.50
 Ernie Schlegel, Newburgh, N.Y.6412422.50
39Bus Oswalt, Muncie, Ind.6407415
40Bob Strampe, Detroit, Mich.6401410
41Max Jensen, Lincoln, Neb.6394405
42Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill.6383400
43Bob Snell, Stamford, Conn.6374395
44Dave Soutar, Gilroy, Calif.6367390
45Jerry Buchholz, San Jose, Calif.6358385
46Mike Lemongello, Islip, N.Y.6324380
47Barry Asher, Costa Mesa, Calif.6319375
48Bob Singleton, Albuquerque, N.M.6318367.50
 Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill.6318367.50
50Gil Sliker, Washington, N.J.6317360
51Bob Hood, Daly City, Calif.6316355
52Alfonso Pujol, Bronx, N.Y.6311350
53Gus Lampo, Endicott, N.Y.6307345
54Dick Ritger, Hartford, Wis.6292340
55Don McCune, Munster, Ind.6290335
56Mickey Higham, Kansas City, Mo.6279330
57Jimmy McHugh, New York, N.Y.6278325
58Bobby Williams, Detroit, Mich.6273317.50
#Masao Inoue, Tokyo, Japan6273317.50
60Jim Godman, Lorain, Ohio6270310
61Denny DeNovellis, Longmont, Colo.6253305
62Mike Christie, Albany, N.Y.6241300
63Angelo D'Ambolo, Raritan, N.J.6223295
64Dave Jones, Charleston, S.C.6202290

*Alternate. #Foreign and/or local entries. 24-Game qualifying leader Johnson 6809. 24th low-Chase 6501. PRO-AM CASHERS-$50-Tim Harahan. Gus Lampo, Bah Hood, Butch Soper, Dave Davis, Bill Johnson.