Event Dates

From: Saturday, April 18, 2009
To: Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Host Center

Airport Lanes
3501 Wildwood
Jackson, MI 49202
(517) 783-2711

Tournament News

Tournament Schedule / Notes

PBA Lane Pattern
PBA Senior Pattern #5 With Brunswick A-22 Lane Oil

Maximum Field Size
200 players

Friday, April 17
Golf at the Country Club of Jackson
3135 Horton Rd.
Shotgun Start at 10 a.m.
Cost: $40 per person includes carts, range balls, breakfast rolls and coffee (check or cash only – no credit cards)
Dress Code: No jeans, cut-offs or t-shirts. No metal spikes will be allowed on the course.
Dinner (lavish buffet) and Show at the Country Club of Jackson at 6 p.m. Barry Phillips “The Happy Hypnotist” is back by popular demand.
Cost: $25 per person (check or cash only – no credit cards)
Dress Code: Casual dress but no jeans.
Reservations: Contact Dave or Judy Soutar to sign up at (941) 545-3257 or email mssoupy@aol.com. Or, contact Mel Wolf at (517) 789-7624.

Saturday, April 18
A & B squad bowlers practice from 8 -11 a.m.
At the request of the bowling center all pros will practice at one time.
Pro Am squads to follow

Sunday, April 19
A squad bowls eight games beginning at 9 a.m.
B squad bowls eight games beginning at 4 p.m.

Monday, April 20
B squad bowls eight games beginning at 9 a.m.
A squad bowls eight games beginning at 4 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21
Players qualifying 17-32 bowl (best of five) beginning at 9 a.m.
Winners and players qualifying 9-16 bowl (best of five) beginning at 11 a.m.
Winners and players qualifying 1-8 bowl (best of five) beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Round of 8 (best of three) begins at 6:30 p.m.
Round of 4 (one game) immediately following
Round of 2 (one game) immediately following

Standard Prize Fund
1st Place: $8,000
2nd Place: $4,500
3rd-4th Place: $3,000 each
5th-8th Place: $1,700 each
9th-16th Place: $1,300 each
17th-24th Place: $1,150 each
25th-32nd Place: $1,050 each
Remaining cash spots: $900 each
(10) “Super Senior” cash spots (age 60+): $700 each
(Based on Entries)

Cash ratio is 1:3. If entries exceed 160 the ratio is 1:4 with a minimum of 53 cash spots.

Hotel Information
Country Hearth (Tournament Sponsor)
111 Boardman Rd.
Jackson, MI 49202
(517) 783-6404
Rate: King $65, Double $60
Rooms include INN-Credible breakfast, coffee maker, TV and recliner.
Players must make reservations at least three weeks prior to the tournament.

Other area hotels:
Fairfield Inn
(517) 783-2681
Flat Rate: $98.85

Hampton Inn
(517) 789-5151
Rate: $94

Clarion Hotel
(517) 783-2681
Rate: $65

Comfort Inn & Suites
(517) 788-6400
Rate: $79

Country Inn & Suites
(517) 788-6400
Rate: $94

Motel 6
(517) 789-7186
Rate: $37.99

Super 8 Motel
(517) 788-8780
Rate: $59.99

Motor Home Parking
Parking will be available at the East end of the building. Water and electric will be provided. Players using the hookups will be charged $25 for the week.

PBA Member, Mel Wolf and Airport Lanes General Manger, Sue Hines cordially invite all participants and their family members to a social gathering at the bowling center prior to the Round of 8.