|HAMMER LAYS CLAIM TO NUMEROUS TOURNAMENT VICTORIES
|HOPKINSVILLE, Kent. ‚Äě Bowlers at every level of the game depend on Hammer Bowling for equipment that outperforms, outlasts and overtakes the competition. Judging from the number of tournament victories Hammer amateur, regional and professional players continue to claim, it‚Äôs clear that Hammer continues to become a dominant brand on tour.
Titles captured include:
‚Ä˘Tampa Open, Tampa, Fla., April 7 (regional)
Patrick Allen defeated Shawn Evans for $2,500 with 180-200, 240-190 and 220-190.
‚Ä˘Fantasy Springs Hammer Open, Indio, Calif., April 13 (regional)
Jason Milligan beats Marv Sargent 218-237, 225-179 and 236-235.
‚Ä˘Canton Open, Canton, GA, April 20 (regional)
Lee Vanderhoef won $2,500 by winning over Randy Weiss 195-197, 205(10)-205(8) and 218-212.
‚Ä˘Roto Grip Open, Catskill, NY, April 28 (regional)
Steve Pavlinko takes home $2,700 and his second title after bowling 204-194, 166-223 and 194-193 against Tommy Delutz, Jr.
‚Ä˘Rocky Mountain Open, Rocky Mount, NC, May 5 (regional)
Patrick Allen defeated Jeff Beasley 228-215 and 236-215 for $2,400.
‚Ä˘Hammer Classic, York, Penn., May 30
Steve Pavlinko took home $6,000 with a total pinfall of 886.
‚Ä˘Camarillo Open, Camarillo, Calif., June 1 (regional)
Ben Laughlin wins $2,000 for defeating Jim Pratt 206-204 and 212-211.
‚Ä˘Storm Regional Players Championship, Las Vegas, NV, June 12 (regional)
Don Yoshihara defeats Mark Scroggins for $15,000 with 254-237, 176-300, 230-227 and 223-221.
‚Ä˘Arizona Classic Bowlers Association, Mesa, Ariz., June 15
Ben Laughlin takes his second title of the month and $700 with a 3-1 Match Play Record.
‚Ä˘Arizona State Masters, Mesa, Ariz., June 22
Ben Laughlin takes his third title of the month, beating John Crook 664-647 for $1,000.
‚Ä˘Greater Memphis Open, Memphis, Tenn., July 6
Tennelle Milligan outplays Cara Honeychurch and captures her first PWBA Tour title of the year and $15,000.
‚Ä˘Arizona Classic Bowlers Association, Mesa, Ariz., July 13
Ben Laughlin secures his fourth title of the year, $700 and was elected Arizona Classic Bowlers Association Player of the Year.
‚Ä˘PBA Wild Turkey Bourbon South Region Gastonia Open, Gastonia, NC., July 13
Michael Machuga won his first career Tour title and took home $2,500 for his win over Michael Long.