Seattle Open



$95,000 SEATTLE OPEN
Leilani Lanes, Seattle, Wash., Jun 1-5, 1982

Hudson Crests In Seattle

Tommy Hudson, finishing last, fired a 10th-frame double to defeat Bob Handley, 247-238, to win his first PBA title in two years and 10th of his career in the $95,000 Seattle Open.

Hudson, who won the 1977 PBA National Championship at Seattle's Leilani Lanes, posted a 19-5 match-play record to earn the top-seeded position by 129 pins. With four second-place finishes under his belt since his last win in the 1980 Showboat PBA Doubles Classic, Hudson took on a blazing Handley, who had stopped Jeff Bellinger, 265-245, in the semifinal game.

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Tommy Hudson, Akron, Ohio247 (1 game)$12,000
2Bob Handley, Fairway, Kan.503 (2 games)7,000
3Jeff Bellinger, Columbia, S.C.472 (2 games)5,000
4Steve Wunderlich, St. Louis416 (2 games)4,500
5Gary Dickinson, Burleson, Texas182 (1 game)4,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Wunderlich defeated Dickinson, 209-182; Bellinger defeated Wunderlich, 227-207; Handley defeated Bellinger, 265-245; and in the championship game, Hudson defeated Handley, 247-238.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Tommy Hudson, Akron, Ohio 9420 224.2 19-5-0 570 9990 
#2Bob Handley, Fairway, Kan. 9531 226.9 11-13-0 330 9861 
3Jeff Bellinger, Columbia, S.C. 9369 223.0 14-10-0 420 9789 
#4Steve Wunderlich, St. Louis 9469 225.4 10-14-0 300 9769 
5Gary Dickinson, Burleson, Texas 9206 219.0 16-8-0 480 9686 
**6Sam Zurich, Huntington, N.Y. 9202 219.0 15-9-0 450 9652 $3,550
7Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore. 9198 219.0 15-9-0 450 9648 3,000
8Pete Couture, Windsor Locks, Conn. 9222 219.5 12-11-1 375 9597 2,800
9Frank Ellenburg, Mesa, Ariz. 9201 219.0 11-13-0 330 9531 2,600
10Bo Bowden, Dallas 9089 216.4 13-11-0 390 9479 2,400
11Art Trask, Fresno, Calif. 9077 216.1 13-11-0 390 9467 2,200
12Roger Haskell, Renton, Wash. 9015 214.6 15-9-0 450 9465 2,000
#13Jimmie Pritts, Lawrence, Mass. 9077 216.1 12-12-0 360 9437 1,800
14George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. 8978 213.7 12-11-1 375 9353 1,700
15AI Stonum, S. San Francisco 8992 214.0 12-12-0 360 9352 1,600
16Bill Spigner, Chicago 8973 213.6 11-13-0 330 9303 1,500
17Rick Jones, Bellingham, Wash. 8958 213.2 11-13-0 330 9288 1,400
18Dale Glenn, Santa Maria, Calif. 8897 211.8 10-14-0 300 9197 1,300
19Mike Aulby, Indianapolis 8905 212.0 9-15-0 270 9175 1,250
20A.J. Vincent, Metairie, La. 8890 211.6 9-15-0 270 9160 1,200
21Pete Weber, St. Louis 8697 207.0 13-11-0 390 9087 1,150
22Henry Dawson, Bremerton, Wash. 8715 207.5 10-14-0 300 9015 1,100
23Randy Lightfoot, St. Charles, Mo. 8757 208.5 8-16-0 240 8997 1,075
24Paul Colwell, Tucson, Ariz. 8771 208.8 6-18-0 180 8951 1,050

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
*25Sam Flanagan, Parkersburg, W.Va.$972
 Gil Sliker, Nashua, N.H.897
27Greg Guertin, Sacramento, Calif.835
 Steve Martin, Kingsport, Tenn.835
29Joe Hutchinson, Scranton, Pa.810
30Tom Milton, St. Petersburg, Fla.800
31Mike Durbin, Chagrin Falls, Ohio790
32Mark Fahy, Elmwood Park, Ill.780
33Wayne Webb, Indianapolis770
34Hugh Miller, Seattle, Wash.760
35Randy Hairgrove, Kansas City, Mo.750
36Henry Gonzalez, Colorado Springs, Colo.740
37Steve Westberg, Cottage Grove, Ore.730
38Bill George, Citrus Hts., Calif.720
39Jay Aono, Boise, Idaho710
40David Ozio, Vidor, Texas700
41Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y.685
 Steve Bowman, Las Vegas, Nev.685
43Allen Nelson, Boise, Idaho665
 Rick Vittone, Salem, Ore.665
45Scott Buckingham, Anchorage, Alaska645
 Gary Mage, Seattle, Wash.645
47Mike Steinbach, Alsip, Ill.625
 Jim Winklepleck, Milwaukie, Ore.625

* - Match play alternate. ** - TV finals alternate. 18-game qualifying leader - Wunderlich, 4219. 24th place -Haskell, 3869. Haskell (245) defeated Sliker (235) and Flanagan (231) in a roll-off for 24th place. Sliker declined the alternate position, which was given to Flanagan. # - Wunderlich, Handley and Pritts bowled 300 games. PRO-AM CASHERS Dave Husted, Bob Handley, Mike Steinbach, Bo Bowden, Paul Colwell and Jay Robinson ($50 each).