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Event Dates

From: Wednesday, December 13, 2006
To: Sunday, December 17, 2006

Host Center

AMF Babylon Lanes
430 Sunrise Highway
West Babylon, NY 11704
(631) 661-6600

Television Dates

  • 12/17/2006 1:00 PM ET on ESPN
  • 7/31/2007 9:00 AM ET on ESPN Classic

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Tournament News

Duke of New York
Sunday, December 17, 2006

As one of the most popular bowlers in Denny’s PBA Tour history, Norm Duke might be the only bowler who could have gotten away with his mistreatment of New York bowlers on Sunday.

Life on Tour
Saturday, December 16, 2006

This week, Matt Freiberg talks about life on the Denny's PBA Tour as a qualifier. Each week, Freiberg pulls double duty, trying to earn his spot in the Round of 64 through the Denny's PBA Tour Qualifying Round while also working on the crew that sets up the bleachers and TV set.

Life on Tour
Saturday, December 16, 2006

Michael Fagan looks back at his week in the 2006 Columbia 300 Classic in West Babylon, N.Y.

Mika Makes a Move
Friday, December 15, 2006

Mika Koivuniemi is proving that change is a good thing. After using 10 different balls on Thursday, Koivuniemi changed balls again Friday and the result was an 8-1 match play record in the Round of 32.

Criss Replaces Koivuniemi
Friday, December 15, 2006

Mika Koivuniemi has withdrawn from the 2006 Columbia 300 Classic at AMF Babylon Lanes with a knee injury and has been replaced by Tim Criss.

Get a Grip
Thursday, December 14, 2006

Personalized grips that just arrived this week were the difference for Ryan Shafer Thursday in leading the Round of 64 in the 2006 Columbia 300 Classic.

Rudy Revs Into Lead
Wednesday, December 13, 2006

With this week marking the end of his full-time bowling career, Rudy Kasimakis wants to go out with a bang. Originally from nearby Hicksville, N.Y., Kasimakis got off to a good start Wednesday, leading the Denny’s PBA Tour Qualifying Round for the Columbia 300 Classic.

PBA Spare Shots
Tuesday, December 12, 2006

The first half of the 2006-07 Denny's PBA Tour season wraps up this week with the 2006 Columbia 300 Classic at AMF Babylon Lanes. A record nine PBA member spots will be available from Wednesday's Denny's PBA Tour Qualifying Round.

Columbia 300 Classic TQR Info
Tuesday, December 05, 2006

The 2006 Columbia 300 Classic in West Babylon, N.Y., will see a record eight PBA Members from the Denny’s PBA Tour Qualifying Round advance to the event’s Round of 64. The event, which runs Dec. 13-17, will be held at AMF Babylon Lanes.

Ferraro Awarded Exemption
Friday, December 01, 2006

PBA Commissioner and CEO Fred Schreyer announced today PBA Hall of Famer Dave Ferraro has been given the Commissioner’s Exemption for the 2006 Columbia 300 Classic in West Babylon, N.Y., Dec. 13-17.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2006
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Non-PBA member meeting
Non-member meeting to be held at AMF Babylon Lanes

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2006
9:30 AM - 2:30 AM / 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
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Corporate Charity Challenge

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 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 15, 2006
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM / Match Play Round 1 (9 games)
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Match Play Round 2 (9 games)

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2006
PBA Pro-Am Events and Fan Day
AMF Babylon Lanes, West Babylon, NY
Pro-am times: 12:30PM, 3:30PM & 6:30PM

Sunday, DECEMBER 17, 2006
Live ESPN Television Finals from AMF Babylon Lanes
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