Cactus Bowl, Tucson, AZ, Jan 3-7, 1967

Juni Jumps On Opener

John Juni, of Hollywood, Fla., was the wire-to-wire winner of the opening tournament on the 1967 Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) tour when he captured the Tucson Open.

The 31-year-old righthander led the 40-game qualifier and then defeated Tommy Tuttle of King, N.C., 179-171, in the televised finals to pocket the $5,000 first place check.

Juni was seeded into the final game and watched while Tuttle disposed of Harry Smith of Fresno, Calif., and Don Glover of Bakersfield, Calif. Earlier Smith eliminated Dick Weber of St. Louis.


Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
1John Juni, Hollywood, Fla$6,000
2Tommy Tuttle, King, N.C.2,500
3Don Glover, Bakersfield, Calif.1,600
4Harry Smith, Fresno, Calif.1,400
5Dick Weber, St. Louis1,300

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Juni defeated Tuttle, 179-171. ROUND ROBIN: Smith defeated Weber, 206-202; Tuttle defeated Smith, 222-181; Tuttle defeated Glover, 230-226.


 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
6Wayne Zahn, Atlanta, Ga. 8364 600 8864 $1,260
7Bob Strampe, Detroit. Mich. 8346 460 8796 1,160
8Jim Certain, Huntsville, Ala. 8348 400 8748 1,100
9Skee Foremsky, EI Paso, Tex. 8296 426 8720 1,060
10Lynn Shulund, Missoula, Mont. 8303 300 8603 1,000
11Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind. 8299 300 8699 960
12Steve Buell, Salt Lake City, Utah 8221 300 8621 900
13Ted Hoffman, Philadelphia, Pa. 8238 260 8488 860
14Billy Hardwick, Louisville, Ky. 8266 200 8466 800
15Jack Biondolillo, Houston, Texas 8174 276 8449 760
16Jay Robinson, Santa Suzana, Calif. 8116 260 8366 700


Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
17Bob McMillin, College Pt., N.Y.4933$480
18Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo.4928420
19Bill Allen, Orlando, Fla.4926410
*20Bob Kennicutt, Los Angeles, Calif.4923400
21John Fitch, Kuala Lumpur4919390
22Don Johnson, Kokomo, Ind.4906380
23Dave Davis, Phoenix, Az.4902370
24Bill Bunetta, Fresno, Calif.4892360
26Mike Durbin, Costa Mesa, Calif.4891360
26Ray Bluth, St. Louis, Mo.4886340
27Norm Meyers, Los Angeles, Calif.4870330
28Sam Baca, Hayward, Calif.4864320