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Event Dates

From: Wednesday, November 29, 2006
To: Sunday, December 03, 2006

Host Center

Freeway Lanes of Wickliffe
28801 Euclid Ave
Wickliffe, OH 44092
(440) 585-5800

Television Dates

  • 12/3/2006 1:00 PM ET on ESPN

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament News

Nine is Fine
Sunday, December 03, 2006

It’s been a slow start to the 2006-07 Denny’s Professional Bowler Association PBA Tour season for Tommy Jones by his recent standards, but the reigning PBA Player of the Year showed he’s not going anywhere.

Life on Tour
Saturday, December 02, 2006

Last week, Walter Ray Williams Jr. returned to the site of his 40th career title in Wickliffe, Ohio and nearly defended his crown. He talks about his week in Ohio in this week's Life on Tour.

Young Gun vs. The Legend
Saturday, December 02, 2006

Sunday’s first championship round match in the 2006 Ace Hardware Championship will mark the first-ever match up on TV between the Tour’s greatest living legend – Walter Ray Williams Jr. – and the leader of the Young Guns – Tommy Jones.

Malott Stays Hot
Friday, December 01, 2006

After making a career-high four championship rounds in the first four events of the 2005-06 Denny’s Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Tour, Wes Malott has already matched the total on the 2006-07 Tour after defeating Chris Barnes.

Tommy's Thumb
Thursday, November 30, 2006

A simple thumb grip change and motivation from the previous week’s tournament helped Tommy Jones capture the lead after the first seven games of the Round of 64 in the 2006 Ace Hardware Championship at Freeway Lanes of Wickliffe.

Wes is More
Thursday, November 30, 2006

Despite winning an emotional second career Denny’s PBA Tour title last week, Wes Malott won’t admit to feeling more relaxed. Malott bowled like someone feeling no pressure, however, finishing second in the Round of 64 in Thursday’s Ace Hardware Championship.

New Young Gun Emerging
Wednesday, November 29, 2006

At just 21 years old, Edward VanDaniker is proving he has a bright future ahead of him on the Denny’s PBA Tour. VanDaniker fired a 259 in his final game Wednesday to finish as the overall leader in the Denny’s PBA Tour TQR with a 1,680 seven-game pinfall.

PBA Spare Shots
Tuesday, November 28, 2006

This week, the Denny's PBA Tour returns to Wickliffe, Ohio for the Ace Hardware Championship, the site of two historic moments in the 2004 Uniroyal Tire Classic.

Ace Hardware Championship Results
Wednesday, December 01, 1999

The Round of 32 is complete in the 2006 Ace Hardware Championship at Freeway Lanes of Wickliffe. Check here for scores.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2006
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Non-PBA member meeting
Non-member meeting to be held at Freeway Lanes of Wickliffe

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2006
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM / Denny's PBA Tour Qualifying Round (7 games total pins)
Roll-Call is 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time.
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM / Exempt Player Practice

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2006
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM / Round of 64 (7 games of qualifying, all bowlers advance)
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Round of 64 (7 games of qualifying, cut to top 32 players)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2006
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM / Round of 32 (Best 4 of 7)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM / Round of 16 (Best 4 of 7)
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Round of 8 (Best 4 of 7, Final Four advance to ESPN finals)

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2006
PBA Pro-Am Events and Fan Day
Freeway Lanes of Wickliffe, Wickliffe, OH
Pro-am times: Noon, 3:00PM & 6:00PM
Call any Freeway Lanes center for details and entries

Sunday, DECEMBER 3, 2006
Live ESPN Television Finals from Freeway Lanes of Wickliffe
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