BPAA U.S. Open



$100,000 BPAA U.S. OPEN
Forum Bowl, Grand Prairie, Texas, Mar 23-29, 1975

Neff Is Enough

Steve Neff, Sarasota, Fla., came up with his biggest victory ever as he won the $100,000 BPAA U.S. Open championship with a 279-217 victory over Paul Colwell, Tucson, Ariz.

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Steve Neff, Sarasota, Fla.279 (1 game)$10,000
2Paul Colwell, Tucson, Ariz.912 (4 games)6,000
3Gary Dickinson, Ft. Worth, Tex.244 (1 game)4,000
4Earl Anthony, Tacoma, Wash.206 (1 game)3,000
5Dave Soutar, Kansas City, Mo.202 (1 game)2,500

PLAYOFF RESULTS-Colwell defeated Soutar, 227-202; Colwell defeated Anthony, 223-206; Colwell defeated Dickinson, 245-244, and in the championship game, Neff defeated Colwell, 279-217.

56-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Steve Neff, Sarasota, Fla. 12968 15-8-1 465 13433 
2Gary Dickinson, Ft. Worth, Texas 12907 13-10-1 405 13312 
3Earl Anthony, Tacoma, Wash. 12725 17-7-0 510 13235 
#4Paul Colwell, Tucson, Ariz. 12491 13-11-0 390 12881 
5Dave Soutar, Kansas City, Mo. 12366 14-10-0 420 12786 
6Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo. 12339 14-10-0 420 12759 $2,100
*#7Ted Malicki, Cleveland, Ohio 12244 17-7-0 510 12754 1,950
8Palmer Fallgren, Sacramento, Calif. 12260 14-9-1 435 12695 1,775
 Bobby Fenton, Los Angeles, Calif. 12365 11-13-0 330 12695 1,775
10Jay Robinson, Los Angeles, Calif. 12293 13-11-0 390 12683 1,700
11Ron Lisher, Santa Rosa, Calif. 12341 11-13-0 330 12671 1,650
&12Cliff McNealy, San Lorenzo, Calif. 12264 12-12-0 360 12624 1252.50
13Bob McGregor, Dallas, Texas 12246 12-12-0 360 12606 1,550
14Eddie Ressler, Allentown, Pa. 12236 12-12-0 360 12596 1,500
15Allie Clarke, Akron, Ohio 12184 13-11-0 390 12574 1,450
16Louie Moore, Columbus, Ohio 12116 12-11-1 375 12491 1,400
17Bobby Knipple, Long Beach, Calif. 12207 9-15-0 270 12477 1,350
18Marshall Holman, Medford, Ore. 12154 9-15-0 270 12424 1,300
19John Petraglia, Staten Island, N.Y. 12108 10-14-0 300 12408 1,250
20Lamar Keck, Canoga Park, Calif. 12119 9-14-1 285 12404 1,200
@21Bobby Meadows, Grand Prairie, Texas 12026 9-15-0 270 12296 1,150
22Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill. 11988 10-14-0 300 12288 1,100
@23Jack Calhoun, Cincinnati, Ohio 12025 8-16-0 240 12265 1,050
24Fred Conner, Mar Vista, Calif. 11971 8-15-1 255 12226 1,000

32-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
&25Mike Limongello, N. Lindenhurst, N.Y.7085$1,252.50
*%26Craig Mueller, Union, N.J.6989925
27Dan Roche, South Bend, Ind.6985800
28Butch Gearhart, New York, N.Y.6980775
29Ken Jacobson, Aberdeen, S.D.6978737.50
 Ron Stromfeld, Columbus, Ohio6978737.50
31George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C.6975687.50
 Bob Singleton, Dallas, Texas6975687.50
33Jim Frazier, Spokane, Wash.6974650
34Bobby Fliegman, Torrance, Calif.6971630
35Gus Lampo, Endicott, N.Y.6968610
36Art Trask, Miami, Fla.6965590
37Jerry Buchholz, San Jose, Calif.6950570
38Matt Surina, Longview, Wash.6941550
39Sam Flanagan, Parkersburg, W.Va.6939540
40Joey Berardi, New York, N.Y.6936530
41Rick Minier, Akron, Ohio6933520
42Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind.6924510
43Jimmy McHugh, Lynbrook, N.Y.6921500
44Bob Hood, San Francisco, Calif.6911490
45Jimmy Certain, Huntsville, Ala.6890480
46Pete Tountas, Tucson, Ariz.6888470
47Larry Laub, San Francisco, Calif.6887465
48Mark Roth, Staten Island, N.Y.6879460
@49Rick Davis, Akron, Ohio6875455
50Skip Tucker, Sarasota, Fla.6871450
#51Jim Hills, Cleveland, Ohio6869445
52Bill Straub, Lincoln, Neb.6865440
53Mickey Higham, Kansas City, Mo.6864435
54Don Johnson, Akron, Ohio6854430
55Bill Beach, Sharon, Pa.6853425
56Jim Godman, Vero Beach, Fla.6847420
@57Cal Yohe, Harrisburg, Pa.6839415
58Paul Kreins, Pleasant Hill, Calif.6834410
@59Bruce Carroll, Denver, Colo.6828405
@60Jim Ewald, Louisville, Ky.6826400
61Steve Jones, Kansas City, Mo.6822395
@62Ed Dolfay, Seattle, Wash.6813390
63Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo.6798385
64Dennis Swayda, Phoenix, Ariz.6784380
65Gil Sliker, Washington, N.J.6775375
@66Jim Wynne, St. Paul, Minn.6774370
67Tom Laskow, Commack, N.Y.6762365
68Dennis Lane, Kingsport, Tenn.6761360
69Dale Glenn, Los Angeles, Calif.6758355
70Dave Davis, Atlanta, Ga.6751350
71Jim Maxey, Atlanta, Ga.6747345
72Don Helling, St. Louis, Mo.6743340
73Bill Spigner, Hamden, Conn.6722335
74Gary Patterson, St. Louis, Mo.6705330
75Leroy Langager, Crystal, Minn.6682325
76Mark Estes, Cleveland, Ohio6679320
77Dave Newrath, Cincinnati, Ohio6647315
78Bill Lillard, Houston, Texas6646310
79Emie Schlegel, U.S.A.6608305
80Tommy Tuttle, King, N.C.6592300

* - Alternates. @BPAA league entry. #Paul Colwell, Ted Malicki, Jim Hills, Ron Woolet, Eddie Brickell received $100 for 300 games. 32-game qualifying leader-Dickinson 7586. 24th low-tie between McNealy and Fallgren. Fallgren defeated McNealy, 237-215, in rolloff, but McNealy then replaced Limongello in finals when Limongello withdrew. They split 12th and 25th-place money for $1,252.50 each, and Mueller became alternate. PRO-AM CASHERS-$50 each-Matt Surina, Curt Schmidt, Ed Ressler, Bill Beach, Dick Ritger, Bobby Fenton, Norm Friedmeyer, Rich Carrubba, Larry Laub, Jack Biondolillo.