Motor City Open

Roster

Current Entries: 131

In The Bag

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Event Dates

From: Sunday, August 02, 2009
To: Thursday, August 06, 2009

Host Center

Taylor Lanes
24800 Eureka Road
Taylor, MI 48180
(734) 946-9092

Television Dates

  • 1/3/2009 1:00 PM ET on ESPN

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $25,000.00
2 $13,000.00
3 $9,000.00
4 $7,000.00
5 $6,000.00
6 $5,500.00
7 $5,000.00
8 $4,500.00
9 $4,200.00
10 $4,000.00
11 $3,800.00
12 $3,600.00
13 $3,400.00
14 $3,200.00
15 $3,000.00
16 $2,900.00
17 $2,800.00
18 $2,700.00
19 $2,650.00
20 $2,600.00
21 $2,550.00
22 $2,500.00
Place Winnings*
23 $2,450.00
24 $2,400.00
25 $2,000.00
26 $1,950.00
27 $1,900.00
28 $1,850.00
29 $1,800.00
30 $1,750.00
31 $1,700.00
32 $1,650.00
33 $1,620.00
34 $1,600.00
35 $1,580.00
36 $1,560.00
37 $1,540.00
38 $1,520.00
39 $1,500.00
40 $1,480.00
41 $1,460.00
42 $1,440.00
43 $1,420.00
44 $1,400.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament News

The inaugural Professional Bowlers Association World Series of Bowling got off to a wild start Thursday, but in the end Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr. of Ocala, Fla., stood on the top rung for the stepladder finals of the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour Motor City Open.

In a battle of three of the biggest names in bowling, Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, maintained a slim lead over a pair of the most successful players in history as the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour Motor City Open headed into its final eight games Thursday.

Hall of Famers Pete Weber and Walter Ray Williams Jr., who between them own 79 Professional Bowlers Association Tour titles, are one-two heading into the match play portion of the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour Motor City Open, the kick-off event in the inaugural PBA World Series of Bowling.

Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, finished strong to overtake Hall of Famers Pete Weber and Walter Ray Williams Jr. at the end of the first round of match play in the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour Motor City Open Wednesday night at Taylor Lanes.

Former Team USA member Fero Williams of Fairfield, Ohio, averaged 239 for his 10 qualifying games Tuesday to roll into the lead after two rounds of the Lumber Liquidators PBA Motor City Open at Taylor Lanes.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Oil Pattern: Motor City Open Pattern (44 Feet)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2009
PBA Pro-Am
Taylor Lanes, Taylor, MI
Sessions at 4:00PM and 7:00PM
ALL ENTRANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR UP TO TWO SUNDAY PRO-AMS. PRO-AM ASSIGNMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE UNTIL SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009. PLEASE CHECK THE ROSTER FOR DAILY PRO-AM ASSIGNMENT UPDATES

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Non-PBA member meeting
Non-member meeting to be held at Taylor Lanes

MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2009
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM / Practice (A Squad)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM / Practice (B Squad)

MHSAA High School Team Baker Pro-Am: 7:00 PM

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009
8:00 AM - 10:45 AM / A Squad Qualifying (5 Games)
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM / B Squad Qualifying (5 Games)
Roll-Call is 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time.
RE-OIL
4:00 PM - 6:45 PM / B Squad Qualifying (5 Games)
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM / A Squad Qualifying (5 Games)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2009
8:00 AM - 10:45 AM / B Squad Qualifying (5 Games)
RE-OIL
1:00 PM - 3:45 PM / A Squad Qualifying (5 Games)
CUT TO THE TOP 24 (Top 53 cash based on 160 entries)
RE-OIL
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Match Play Round 1 (8 Games)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2009
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM / Match Play Round 2 (8 Games)
RE-OIL
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Match Play Round 3 (8 Games)
TOP 5 ADVANCE TO ESPN STEPLADDER FINALS

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2009
Taped ESPN television finals from Thunderbowl, Allen Park, MI
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST