U.S. Coast Guard Festival - Archived Standings
$30,000 U.S. COAST GUARD FESTIVAL
Starlite Lanes Grand Haven, Mich., Aug 10-13, 1967
Stefanich Pads Money Lead
Jim Stefanich, of Joliet, Ill. cemented his money lead with a thrilling victory in the U.S. Coast Guard Open in Grand Haven, Mich.
The Firestone Tournament of Champions winner defeated Johnny Meyer in the last game of the tourney, 200-185, to capture the $3,000 first prize and raise his money earnings for 1967 to $36,175.
Five men . . . Meyer, Stefanich, Bob Strampe, Dick Ritger and Mike McGrath. . had held the lead at one time or another in the week-long test. But, trailingMeyer by two pins in the final game, Stef poured it on to win going away.
*Local Entry. $100 for 300 games: George Araki and Marty Piraino