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TOMMY GRUNWALD WINS HIS FIRST LIGBT TITLE

Posted On: June 24, 2013

 

Wantagh, NY:  Tommy Grunwald, Astoria, NY earned $1,000 by winning his first LIGBT title at AMF Wantagh. Tommy earned the champions trophy with a fantastic performance in the final shootout rolling a 283 handicap game (256 scratch) which was 15 pins more than second place finisher Anatoly Khodorkovsky, Brooklyn, NY. Anatoly, who threw an incredible 268 handicap game, earned $500 while third place finisher, Don Crummell, Freeport, NY was third with a 216 worth $300.

The final shootout was close early as Anatoly actually lead after 5 frames. In the sixth frame Tom started a string of 6 strikes that secured his victory. Both Tom and Anatoly rolled cleaned games. It was a little frustrating for Anatoly as his 268 handicap game would win most LIGBT events.

The AMF Wantagh tournament drew an incredible summer crowd of 121 bowlers. Kegel’s 40 foot “Abbey Road” pattern was put down and if you found the shot you could score well. The cut score in the 1pm squad was 666 and 669 in the 3pm squad. High handicap series in the 1pm squad was thrown by Angela DeSena, Brooklyn, NY with a 794. The 3pm squad leader was Elizabeth John, New York, NY who rolled the high series of the day; 818.

LIGBT’s next tournament is a 3-day major event at AMF East Meadow over July 4th weekend. Top prizes at this tournament will pay $2,000-1st and $1,000-2nd. All entries are only $50 if prepaid and 1 in 6 each squad advances to the finals. For complete results of the AMF Wantagh tournament please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Brunswick, Kegel, Randi Siegel Law Offices, Farmingdale Wellness Centers, and CLS Custom Upholsterers. 

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RON MOSZKOW FINALLY GETS HIS FIRST LIGBT TITLE

Posted On: June 10, 2013

 

RON MOSZKOW WINS LIGBT TITLE AT FARMINGDALE LANES

 

Farmingdale, NY:  Ron Moszkow, Huntington Station, NY, won his first LIGBT title and it all happened at Farmingdale Lanes. Fighting a painful hip, which will be operated on over the summer, Ron shot a 230 handicap game to defeat two other grandfathers to win the $1,000 top prize. Finishing second with a 215 was Ed Ryan, Wantagh, NY earning $500 and third went to Ken Simpson, Shirley, NY winning $250 with a 200.

The final shootout was very tight the first 7 frames. In fact, Ron had 2 opens in the first 4 frames so his title aspirations were not looking good early. But a string of 4 strikes beginning in the 6th frame by Ron overcame the 15 pin deficit and propelled him to victory.

The Farmingdale tournament drew a nice crowd of 100 bowlers. The shot for the tournament was PBA’s Cheetah, although it didn’t play as it normally does, and the scores were fairly low. The cut score in the in the 1pm squad was 671, and in the 3pm squad 670. High handicap series was shot by Ed Ryan, who actually shot the two highest series of the day; 790 and 783.

LIGBT’s next tournament is Sunday, June 23rd at AMF Wantagh. This will be a regular 2-squad handicap singles event with top prizes guaranteed at $1,000 & $500. One in 5 each squad advances to the finals and will cash for at least $60. For complete results of the Farmingdale Lanes tournament please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Brunswick, Kegel, Randi Siegel Law Offices, Farmingdale Wellness Centers, and CLS Custom Upholsterers. 

 

 

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LIGBT Announces Summer Schedule

Posted On: June 01, 2013

Long Island, NY: The Long Island Generations Bowling Tour (LIGBT) is pleased to release their Season 5 Summer schedule. A total of 8 events will be offered June through August including two majors. All regular events will guarantee a $1,000 & $500 top prizes and the major events will feature guaranteed top prizes of $2,000 (July 4th Weekend) and $3,000 (Labor Day Weekend.)

The LIGBT Season 5 Summer Schedule will feature 6 regular two-squad handicap tournaments all guaranteeing $1,000 & $500 top prizes. These events run on Sundays with squads at 1pm & 3pm and 1 in 5 each squad advancing to the finals. The LIGBT is pleased to add Rockville Ctr Lanes as a new host during the summer tour.

One of the highlights of the summer schedule is a new major tournament that will run July 4th weekend (July 5-7). This 6-squad event will be hosted at AMF East Meadow and feature $2,000 & $1,000 top prizes. The entry fee for this event is only $50 per squad making it the lowest entry fee the LIGBT has ever offered in a major tournament.

The LIGBT is the largest bowling club on the east coast and now boasts over 1,800 members. Now in its fifth season the LIGBT attracted over 4,000 entries in it’s just completed winter tour. Total payout in Season 5 has already exceeded $200,000! LIGBT welcomes all amateur bowlers that have not averaged over 220 the past two years.

For a list of events for LIGBT’s summer tour please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is proud to have as its sponsors; Brunswick, Kegel, Randi Siegel Law Offices, Farmingdale Wellness Centers, and CLS Custom Upholsterers. To contact our office please call 1.877.900.6464.

LIGBT Summer Schedule

June 9                  Farmingdale Lanes
Junes 23             AMF Wantagh
July 5-7                AMF East Meadow
July 21                 AMF Babylon
July 28                 AMF Plainview
August 4              Rockville Center
August 25            AMF East Meadow
Aug.30 - Sept.1  AMF Babylon

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