Southern California PBA Open - Archived Standings
$27,500 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PBA OPEN
Kona Lanes, Costa Mesa, California, Apr 7-11, 1964
No. 7 For Hardwick
Billy Hardwick, the San Mateo magician, became the second leading Professional Bowlers Association tournament winner when he made it No. 7 in the $27,500 Southern California Open at Costa Mesa.
"The Kid" had to defeat another Californian, Andy Marzich of Redondo Beach. And, he did it in grand style, 235-217.
Before that, Marzich had to work his way up through the ranks into the championship match. He struck out to defeat Ray Bluth, 218-198 in the first televised bout; and then eliminated Johnny King, 210-202. Bluth knocked out King, 268-236.
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Hardwick defeated Marzich, 235-217. ROUND ROBIN, Bluth defeated King, 268-236; Marzich defeated Bluth 218-198; Marzich defeated King, 210-202. 24 GAMES *Denotes local entry.
*Denotes local entry.