Brunswick World Open



$125,000 BRUNSWICK WORLD OPEN
Brunswick Northern Bowl, Glendale Heights, Ill., Nov 25-Dec 2, 1978

Webb Cranks Out Victory

Wayne Webb, a 21-year-old bundle of bowling dynamite, defeated veteran Roy Buckley to win the $125,000 Brunswick World Open, bombing Buckley, 245-177, in the nationally televised finals. It was Webb's first PBA triumph.

Webb won all eight of his head-to-head contests Friday night to gain the top-seeded spot in the finals, ahead of Cliff McNealy, San Lorenzo, Calif., Buckley, Larry Laub, San Francisco, and defending Brunswick champion Marshall Hohnan, Medford, Ore.

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Wayne Webb, Rehoboth, Mass.245 (1 game)$21,000
2Roy Buckley, Columbus, Ohio641 (3 games)11,000
3Cliff McNealy, San Lorenzo, Calif.168 (1 game)7,500
4Larry Laub, San Francisco385 (2 games)6,000
5Marshall Holman, Medford, Ore.187 (1 game)5,000

MATCH RESULTS - Laub defeated Holman, 193-187; Buckley defeated Laub, 209-192; Buckley defeated McNealy, 255-168; Webb defeated Buckley, 245-177 in the championship game.

56-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Wayne Webb, Rehoboth, Mass. 12454 222.3 19-5-0 570 13024 
2Cliff McNealy, S. Lorenzo, Calif. 12303 219.6 13-11-0 390 12693 
3Roy Buckley, Columbus, Ohio 12276 219.2 11-12-1 345 12621 
4Larry Laub, San Francisco 12153 217.0 15-9-0 450 12603 
5Marshall Holman, Medford, Ore. 12184 217.5 12-12-0 360 12544 
6Mark Roth, N. Arlington, N.J. 12159 217.1 11-13-0 330 12489 $4,050
7Gil Sliker, Washington, N.J. 11980 213.9 12-10-2 390 12370 3,600
8Boysie Huber, St. Louis, Mo. 11974 213.8 12-12-0 360 12334 3,300
9Dennis Lane, Kingsport, Tenn. 11916 212.7 12-11-1 375 12291 3,000
10Teata Semiz, River Edge, N.J. 11912 212.7 12-12-0 360 12272 2,800
11George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. 11833 211.3 13-11-0 390 12223 2,500
 Gary Dickinson, Ft. Worth, Tx. 11833 211.3 13-11-0 390 12223 2,500
13Palmer Fallgren, Sacramento 11874 212.0 11-13-0 330 12204 2,300
14Mickey Higham, Kansas City, Mo. 11857 211.7 11-13-0 330 12187 2,200
15Doug Heim, Buffalo, N.Y. 11909 212.6 9-15-0 270 12179 2,100
16Art Trask, Miami, Fla. 11889 212.3 9-14-1 285 12184 2,000
17Joe Hutchinson, Scranton, Pa. 11778 210.3 13-11-0 390 12168 1,900
18John Weltzien, Huntley, Ill. 11703 208.9 14-9-1 435 12138 1,800
19Dave Soutar, Kansas City, Mo. 11777 210.3 11-12-1 345 12122 1,700
20Henry Gonzalez, Colo. Springs, Colo. 11821 211.0 10-14-0 300 12121 1,600
21Fred Conner, Mar Vista, Calif. 11784 210.4 10-14-0 300 12084 1,500
22Tommy Hudson, Akron, Ohio 11751 209.8 11-13-0 330 12081 1,400
23Craig Cutsor, Whittier, Calif. 11706 209.0 11-12-1 345 12051 1,300
24Carmen Salvino, Chicago 11591 206.9 9-15-0 270 11861 1,200

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
25Bill Spigner, Hamden, Conn.$1,025
26Jay Robinson, Van Nuys, Ca.970
*27Jim Godman, Waukegan, Ill.990
 Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo.915
29Jeff Mattingly, Tacoma, Wash.880
30Bus Oswalt, Muncie, Ind.860
31Don Johnson, Las Vegas, Nev.840
32Mike Berlin, Muscatine, Iowa820
33Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind.800
34Guppy Troup, Columbia, S.C.780
35Norm Meyers, St. Louis750
 Greg Leaman, York, Pa.750
37Joseph Groskind, Memphis720
38Steve Jones, Kerrville, Texas690
 Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill.690
40Pete Couture, Windsor Lakes, Conn.660
41Mike Durbin, Chagrin Falls, Ohio640
42Frank Ellenburg, Mesa, Ariz.620
43Charlie Venable, Brooklyn, N.Y.600
44Bill McCorkle, Columbus, Oh.580
45Jimmy Certain, Huntsville, Ala.560
46Lou Celebre, Kenosha, Wisc.540
47Johnny Petraglia, Staten Island, N.Y.520
48Rob Monaco, Kansas City, Mo.500

*Alternate. 18-game leader-McNealy 5389. 32-game leader-Buckley 7101. 24th place after 32 games-Pappas 6743. 300-game Steve Cook. PRO-AM CASHERS-Dennis Lane, Jeff Mattingly, Earl Anthony, Steve Martin, Bill Spigner, Roy Buckley. Vic lwlew made the round of 48, but was disqualified when he failed to check-in his equipment within the allotted time.