Portland Open - Archived Standings
$60,000 PORTLAND OPEN
Valley Lanes, Portland, Ore., Jun 4-7, 1977
Lane Is Trail Blazer
Five years of perseverance finally paid off for Dennis Lane when he won the $60,000 Portland Open, opening stop on the Summer Tour.
Going into the position round Hudson trailed Lane by 52 pins and needed a 23-pin victory, coupled with the 30 bonus pins, to take the $6,000 top prize.
Hudson won the final game, 222-203, but still fell four pins short, giving Lane his first title.
Harry Johnson had a 300 game during qualifying.
*Alternate. #Harry Johnson received $100 for 300 game. @Harahan replaced Talley after 26 games and assumed a 32-pin penalty. They split 23rd and 25th place money. Harahan received $585 which included $25 alternate money for eight games. Talley received $560. Sanford then received $50 for alternate. 24-game qualifying leader Holman 4104. 24th-Surina 3831. PRO-AM CASHERS ($50 each)-Tom Wright, Tommy Hudson. Matt Surina, Henry Gonzalez. Dale Glenn, Louie Moore.