Brunswick World Open



$100,000 BRUNSWICK WORLD OPEN
Brunswick Northern Bowl, Glendale Heights, Ill., Nov 13-19, 1977

Holman Near-Perfect In World

In one of the most thrilling and action-packed nationally televised championship rounds in PBA history, fiery Marshall Holman defeated three opponents to win the coveted $100,000 Brunswick World Open.

Holman opened with victories over Emmett Shutes and Pete Couture before out-dueling top-seeded Mark Roth, 277-250, in the title match to capture the $14,000 top prize.

It was Holman's fifth career victory and second of the season. Ironically, his other victory in 1977 came when he teamed with Roth to win the $55,000 PBA Doubles Classic at San Jose, Calif.

"Mark is one of my best friends on the tour but I did not feel bad about beating him," Holman said. "I led thistournament for five of the seven rounds and I feel I deserve to be the champion."

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Marshall Holman, Medford, Ore.723 (3 games)$14,000
2Mark Roth, Staten Island, N.Y.250 (1 game)7,500
3Pete Couture, Windsor, Conn.212 (1 game)5,000
4Emmett Shutes, State College, Pa.393 (2 games)4,000
5Mike Durbin, Chagrin Falls, Ohio199 (1. game)3,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS-Shutes defeated Durbin, 205-199; Holman defeated Shutes, 233-188; Holman defeated Couture. 213-212, and in the championship game, Holman defeated Roth, 277-250.

56-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Mark Roth, Staten Island, N.Y. 12405 17-7-0 510 12915 
2Pete Couture, Windsor, Conn. 12235 14-10-0 420 12655 
3Marshall Holman, Medford, Ore. 12157 11-13-0 330 12487 
4Mike Durbin, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 11926 17-6-1 525 12451 
5Emmett Shutes. State College, Pa. 11863 16-8-0 480 12343 
6Les Zikes, Palatine, Ill. 11862 15-8-1 465 12327 $2,750
7Larry Laub, San Francisco 11882 13-10-1 405 12287 2,600
#8Tom Baker, Buffalo, N.Y. 11883 13-11-0 390 12273 2,500
9Louie Moore, Columbus, Ohio 11757 15-9-0 450 12207 2,400
10Dave Kappel, Chicago 11733 15-9-0 450 12183 2,300
11Earl Anthony, Tacoma 11866 10-13-1 315 12181 2,200
12Jay Robinson, Los Angeles 11786 12-12-0 360 12146 2,100
13Denny Campbell, Alsip, Ill. 11682 14-10-0 420 12102 1,950
 Dave Frame, Baldwin Pk., Calif. 11772 11-13-0 330 12102 1,950
15Paul Moser, Somerset, Mass. 11670 12-12-0 360 12030 1,800
16Dennis Lane, Kingsport, Tenn. 11723 9-15-0 270 11993 1,700
17Boysie Huber, St. Louis 11518 11-12-1 345 11863 1,600
18Bill Straub, Lincoln, Neb. 11554 8-15-1 255 11809 1,500
19Jeff Magas, Willowick, Ohio 11568 7-17-0 210 11778 1,400
20Jeff Mattingly, Tacoma 11504 9-15-0 270 11774 1,300
&21Sam Flanagan, Parkersburg, W. Va. 11474 9-15-0 270 11641 995
22George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. 11457 9-15-0 270 11727 1,100
23Bobby Fenton, Cucamonga, Calif. 11409 10-14-0 300 11709 1,050
24Jimmy Certain, Huntsville, Ala. 11367 8-16-0 240 11607 1,000

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
25Dick Ritger, River Falls.$995
*26Craig Cutsor, Whittier, Calif.773
 Wayne Zahn, Tempe, Ariz.696
28Palmer Fallgren, Las Vegas630
29Gary Patterson, St. Louis600
30Paul Colwell, Tucson, Ariz.580
31Frank Ellenburg, Mesa, Ariz.570
32Tommy Hudson, Akron, Ohio560
33Joe Hutchinson, Scranton, Pa.545
 John Weber, St. Louis545
35Don Johnson, Las Vegas530
36Matt Surina, Longview, Wash.520
37Bo Bowden, Dallas510
38Al Sanford, Jackson, Ohio500
39Mike Berlin, Muscatine, Iowa490
40Mickey Higham, Kansas City, Kan.475
 Rich Nesbit, Pittsburgh475
42Dave Jones, Charleston, Hts., S.C.460
43Henry Gonzalez, Colo. Spr., Colo.450
@44Takeo Sakai, Tokyo, Japan440
45John Weltzien. Huntley, Ill.430
46Mike Samardzija, Detroit420
47Dave Wheeler, Kirksville, Mo.410
48Tim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill.400

*Alternate (Includes $75). @Foreign entry. 32-game qualifying leader-Holman, 7158. 24th Place-Pappas, 6666. PRO-AM CASHERS ($50 each)-Pete Couture, Steve Neff. Wendell Davis, Joe Berardi, Dave Soutar, Roy Buckley. &Flanagan replaced Ritger (bad ankle) in the finals, and took a penalty of 103 pins. They split 21st and 25th place money, each winning $995. #Baker received $100 for 300 game.