World Champs

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Below is a list of the world champions of the sport. Bowling may not have been around as long as some of the other well known sports but there is a fiercely loyal following & it has worked its way into our hearts over the years.

Year * Winner – – Runner – up Final score (championship match)

1960 * Don Carter -*- Ronnie Gaudern 237.17 * 227.24
1961 * Dave Soutar -*- Morrie Oppenheim 212.02 * 208.19
1962 * Carmen Salvino -*- Don Carter 193.29 * 193.10
1963 * Billy Hardwick -*- Ray Bluth 13541 * 13288
1964 * Bob Strampe Sr. -*- Ray Bluth 13979 * 13721
1965 * Dave Davis -*- Jerry McCoy 681 * 502
1966 * Wayne Zahn -*- Nelson Burton Jr. 14006 * 13869
1967 * Dave Davis -*- Pete Tountas 216 * 191
1968 * Wayne Zahn -*- Nelson Burton Jr. 14182 * 13741
1969 * Mike McGrath -*- Bill Allen 13670 * 13605
1970 * Mike McGrath -*- Dave Davis 226 * 222
1971 * Mike Limongello -*- Dave Davis 207 * 202
1972 * Johnny Guenther -*- Dick Ritger 12986 * 12889
1973 * Earl Anthony -*- Sam Flanagan 212 * 189
1974 * Earl Anthony -*- Mark Roth 218 * 188
1975 * Earl Anthony -*- Jim Frazier 245 * 180
1976 * Paul Colwell -*- Dave Davis 191 * 191 (49 * 48 in two frame roll – off)
1977 * Tommy Hudson -*- Jay Robinson 206 * 200
1978 * Warren Nelson -*- Joseph Groskind 219 * 199
1979 * Mike Aulby -*- Earl Anthony 245 * 217
1980 * Johnny Petraglia -*- Gary Dickinson 235 * 223
1981 * Earl Anthony -*- Ernie Schlegel 242 * 237
1982 * Earl Anthony -*- Charlie Tapp 233 * 191
1983 * Earl Anthony -*- Mike Durbin 210 * 183
1984 * Bob Chamberlain -*- Dan Eberl 219 * 191
1985 * Mike Aulby -*- Steve Cook 253 * 211
1986 * Tom Crites -*- Mike Aulby 190 * 184
1987 * Randy Pedersen -*- Amleto Monacelli 233 * 222
1988 * Brian Voss -*- Todd Thompson 246 * 185
1989 * Pete Weber -*- Dave Ferraro 221 * 216
1990 * Jim Pencak -*- Chris Warren 223 * 214
1991 * Mike Miller -*- Norm Duke 218 * 214
1992 * Eric Forkel -*- Bob Vespi 217 * 133
1993 * Ron Palombi Jr. -*- Eugene McCune 237 * 224
1994 * Dave Traber -*- Dale Traber 196 * 187
1995 * Scott Alexander -*- Wayne Webb 246 * 210
1996 * Butch Soper Walter -*- Ray Williams Jr. 226 * 210
1997 * Rick Steelsmith -*- Brian Voss 218 * 190
1998 * Pete Weber -*- David Ozio 277 * 236
1999 * Tim Criss -*- Dave Arnold 238 * 161
2000 * Norm Duke -*- Jason Couch 214 * 198
2001 * Walter Ray Williams Jr. -*- Jeff Lizzi 258 * 204
2001 – 02 * Doug Kent -*- Lonnie Waliczek 215 * 160
2002 – 03 * Walter Ray Williams Jr. -*- Brian Kretzer 226 * 204
2003 – 04 * Tom Baker -*- Mika Koivuniemi 246 * 239
2004 – 05 * Patrick Allen -*- Chris Loschetter 235 * 210
2005 – 06 * Walter Ray Williams Jr. -*- Pete Weber 236 * 213
2006 – 07 * Doug Kent -*- Chris Barnes 237 * 216
2007 – 08 * Norm Duke -*- Ryan Shafer 202 * 165
2008 – 09 * Norm Duke -*- Chris Barnes 259 * 189
2009 – 10 * Tom Smallwood -*- Wes Malott 244 * 228
2010 – 11 * Chris Barnes -*- Bill O’Neill 267 * 237
2011 – 12 * Osku Palermaa -*- Ryan Shafer 203 * 177
2012 – 13 * Parker Bohn III -*- Jason Belmonte 254 * 227

Posted on: October 24, 2013