Houston Open



$115,000 HOUSTON OPEN
Copperfield Bowl, Houston, Texas, Jul 26-31, 1984

Voss Is Houston Boss

Brian Voss, as had Pete Weber the week before, fired a 244 in the title game to defeat tournament leader Marshall Holman and claim victory in the $115,000 Houston Open.

Voss put together a five-bagger beginning in the sixth frame to pull away from Holman, who could muster only 189. Coming from third, Voss got past Steve Fehr, 190-164, and Henry Gonzalez, 214-191, to earn a shot at Holman.

Holman had averaged 225 through qualifying and match play to quality In the top-seeded position for the third straight tournament. He and Roth won the Showboat PBA Doubles Classic and Holman began the Summer Tour by setting the pace In both Texas tournaments.

It was Voss' second PBA title and worth $16,000.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Brian Voss, Tacoma, Wash.648 (3 games)$16,000
2Marshall Holman, Jacksonville, Ore.189 (1 game)8,250
3Henry Gonzalez, Colorado Springs, Colo.191 (1 game)6,000
4Steve Fehr, Cincinnati, Ohio399 (2 games)5,000
5Mark Baker, Garden Grove, Calif.234 (1 game)4,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Fehr defeated Baker, 235-234; Voss defeated Fehr, 190-164; Voss defeated Gonzalez, 214-191; and in the championship game, Voss defeated Holman, 244-189.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Marshall Holman, Jacksonville, Ore. 9457 225.1 18-6-0 540 9997 
2Henry Gonzalez, Colorado Springs, Colo. 9401 223.8 14-10-0 420 9821 
3Brian Voss, Tacoma, Wash. 9330 222.1 16-8-0 480 9810 
4Mark Baker, Garden Grove, Calif. 9254 220.3 14-10-0 420 9674 
5Steve Fehr, Cincinnati, Ohio 9220 219.5 15-9-0 450 9670 
#**6Gil Sliker, Washington, N.J. 9255 220.3 12-12-0 360 9615 $3,550
7Pete McCordic, Houston 9148 217.8 15-9-0 450 9598 3,000
8Gary Skidmore, Albuquerque, N.M. 9167 218.2 13-11-0 390 9557 2,800
9Del Ballard Jr., Richardson, Texas 9186 218.7 11-13-0 330 9516 2,600
10Chuck Pierce, Dallas 9151 217.8 11-13-0 330 9481 2,500
11Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y. 9026 214.9 12-12-0 360 9386 2,350
 Dennis Pate, Temple, Texas 8996 214.1 13-11-0 390 9386 2,350
#13Steve J. Martin, Kingsport, Tenn. 9023 214.8 12-12-0 360 9383 2,200
14Wayne Webb, Carmel, Ind. 9032 215.0 11-13-0 330 9362 2,100
15Les Zikes, Palatine, III. 9088 216.3 9-15-0 270 9358 2,000
16Ted Hannahs, Zanesville, Ohio 8959 213.3 13-11-0 390 9349 1,900
17John Green, Manassas, Va. 9059 215.6 9-15-0 270 9329 1,800
18Tom Baker, Buffalo, N.Y. 8968 213.5 10-14-0 300 9268 1,700
#19Mats Karlsson, Gothenburg, Sweden 8904 212.0 11-13-0 330 9234 1,600
20Kent Wagner, Allentown, Pa. 8905 212.0 9-15-0 270 9175 1,500
21Mike Aulby, Indianapolis 8743 208.1 13-11-0 390 9133 1,400
22Joe Hutchinson, Scranton, Pa. 8845 210.5 8-16-0 240 9085 1,300
23Ernie Schlegel, Vancouver, U.S.A. 8726 207.7 11-13-0 330 9056 1,225
24Mark Roth, Spring Lake Hts., N.J. 8778 209.0 8-16-0 240 9018 1,175

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
*25Don Genalo, N. Merrick, N.Y.$1,130
26Mike Edwards, Tulsa, Okla.1,040
27Mike Bouvia, Portland, Ore.1,030
28Mal Acosta, Hayward, Calif.1,020
29Dave Soutar, Leawood, Kan.1,010
30Norm Duke, Mt. Pleasant, Texas1,000
31Ron Williams, Cahokia, Ill.990
32Rickie Sajek, Highland, Ind.980
33Skee Foremsky, Conroe, Texas970
@34John Stoever, Houston960
35Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore.945
 Joe Salvemini, Reno, Nev.945
37Warren Nelson, Fresno, Calif.930
38Guppy Troup, Jacksonville, Fla.920
39John Kirker, Norwich, Conn.905
 Steve Neff, Sarasota, Fla.905
41Billy Young Jr., Tulsa, Okla.890
42Kyle Shedd, Indianapolis880
43Sam Zurich, Hicksville, N.Y.870
44Jim Miller, Mesa, Ariz.860
45Jimmie Pritts Jr., Lawrence, Mass.850
46Chris Warren, Dallas840
47Bill Straub, Lincoln, Neb.830
48Keith Kolozsi, Xenia, Ohio820
49Pete Couture, Windsor Locks, Conn.810
50Rick Loeb, Sugarland, Texas800
51Randy Stoughton, Indianapolis790
52Roger Bowker, Rockford, Ill.780
53Bob Chamberlain, Pontiac, Mich.770

* - Match play alternate. ** - TV finals alternate. 18-game qualifying leader - Del Ballard Jr., 4038. 24th place - Ernie Schlegel, 3833. 53rd place - Bob Chamberlain, 3715. # - Mats Karlsson, Gil Sliker, Steve J. Martin and Randy Johnson rolled 300 games ($100 each). PRO-AM CASHERS -Tom Baker, Pete Weber, Casey Berry, Randy Johnson, John Dankovich, David Ozio, John Fine, Dave Chapman, Gil Sliker, Ron Williams, Brian Voss, Mats Karlsson, Amleto Monacelli, Guppy Troup, Les Zikes, Marshall Holman, Bobby Knipple and Butch Soper ($50 each). @ -non-PBA member.