Showboat Lanes, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 17-21, 1967

Davis In Las Vegas Chips

Lefty Dave Davis, of Phoenix, Ariz., withstood a closing rush by Ted Hoffman of Philadelphia to capture the $10,000 first prize in the $50,000 Las Vegas Open.

Hoffman qualified in the No. b spot and then proceeded to eliminate Steve Buell, 214-169; Tommy Tuttle, 223-188, and Skee Foremsky, the defending champion, 226-215.

But in the title go Davis, who had led the 40-game qualifier and was seeded No. 1, reeled off a 227-207 victory to capture his second PBA tournament.


Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
1Dave Davis, Phoenix$10,000
2Ted Hoffman, Philadelphia6,000
3Skee Foremsky, El Paso2,600
4Tommy Tuttle, King, N.C.2,000
5Steve Buell, Salt Lake City1,600

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Davis defeated Hoffman, 227-207. ROUND ROBIN: Hoffman defeated Buell, 214-169; Hoffman defeated Tuttle, 223-188; Hoffman defeated Foremsky, 226-216.


 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
6Bob Collatos, Santa Monica, Calif. 8611 860 8861 $1,400
7Butch Gearhart, Ft. Lauderale, Fla. 8384 460 8834 1,260
8Vic Iwlew, Kalamazoo, Mich. 8381 460 8831 1,160
9Ted Hendrickson, San Francisco, Calif. 8236 400 8636 1,100
10J. B. Blaylock, Alamogordo, N.M. 8369 260 8619 1,060
11Don Johnson, Kokomo, Ind. 8197 400 8697 1,000
12Bob Strampe, Detroit, Mich. 8196 326 8621 960
13Mike Limongello, Babylon, N.Y. 8182 260 8432 900
14Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo. 8173 260 8423 860
15Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill. 8117 200 8317 800
16Billy Hardwick, Louisville, Ky. 8069 260 8309 760


Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
17John Coder, Williamsport4932$660
18Glenn Allison, Los Angeles, Calif.4913600
19Bill Lillard, Dallas, Texas4912600
20Bud Horn, Los Angeles, Calif.4908600
21John Juni, Hollywood, Fla.4906460
 Dwane Martin, Wichita, Kan.4906460
23Johnny Guenther, Seattle, Wash.4900460
 Al Kaelin, Louisville, Ky.4900460
26Jim St. John, San Jose, Calif.4896400
 Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind.4896400
27Gil Potempo, Los Angeles, Calif.4892400
28Norm Meyers, Los Angeles, Calif.4889400
29Bob McMillin, College Pt., N.Y.4878350
30Don Glover, Bakersfield4876350
31Steve Bassin, Las Vegas, Nev.4872350
32George Keels, Portland, Ore.4868350
33Lynn Shulund, Missoula, Mont.4864300
34Dick Ritger, Hartford, Wis.4842300
36Wayne Zahn, Atlanta, Ga.4824300
36Tom Long, Modesto, Calif.4822300