St. Paul Senior Masters
October 2nd, 2017
2017 St. Paul Senior Master Results
Submitted by: Wells Wescott and David Hoglund – St. Paul Masters Chairpersons
On the first day of October, Charles Vashaw was victorious and won the 20th annual St. Paul Seniors tournament at Sun Ray Lanes located in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Bowlers age 50 and over can participate in this tournament. Each bowler bowls eight (8) games of qualifying play with the top eight (8) moving on to a Match Play format of competition. At this year’s tournament, Larry Birkedahl led the qualifying round with a 235.8 average. To qualify for the eighth (8th) seed in this year’s tournament, an average of 209.6 was required. The eight men moving on to Match Play competition were;
Larry Birkedahl Todd Savoy
Clark Poelzer Dave Oulman
Charles Vashaw Sam Lantto
Bob Micek Rob Downer
Charles Vashaw was seated in the fifth (5th) position for the Match Play competition after averaging 220.1 in the qualifying section of the tournament. Chuck moved undefeated through Match Play into the finals. In the finals, his opponent was Todd Savoy, who finished second during the qualifying round. Chuck remained undefeated and defeated Todd in a single game match by posting a score of 222 to Todd’s score of 212.
For his efforts, Chuck received the top cash prize, a champions plague, which was donated by Mike’s Pro Shop, and free entry into the USBC Masters Tournament.
Next year’s tournament is scheduled to be held on October 7h at a site still to be determined. The St. Paul Senior Masters Tournament is open to all sanctioned bowlers. Bowlers not sanctioned with the St. Paul USBC Association are required to purchase a cross over card to compete. Please contact Dean Streich at the St. Paul USBC Bowling Association at (651) – 415 – 2828 for further details.
If you have any suggestions that will help enhance this tournament please contact the St. Paul USBC Association.
Wells Wescott & David Hoglund
Last Updated : Nov-16-2017