Great Lakes Classic

Roster

Current Entries: 169

In The Bag

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Event Dates

From: Wednesday, November 28, 2007
To: Sunday, December 02, 2007

Host Center

Spectrum Lanes
5656 Clyde Park Avenue SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
(616) 530-2400

Television Dates

  • 12/2/2007 1:00 PM ET on ESPN
  • 12/3/2007 12:00 PM ET on ESPN Classic
  • 12/9/2007 12:00 PM ET on ESPN Classic
  • 11/2/2008 7:00 PM ET on ESPN Classic

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $25,000.00
2 $13,000.00
3 $6,000.00
4 $6,000.00
5 $4,100.00
6 $4,100.00
7 $4,100.00
8 $4,100.00
9 $2,700.00
10 $2,700.00
11 $2,700.00
12 $2,700.00
13 $2,700.00
14 $2,700.00
15 $2,700.00
16 $2,700.00
17 $2,200.00
18 $2,200.00
19 $2,200.00
20 $2,200.00
21 $2,200.00
22 $2,200.00
23 $2,200.00
24 $2,200.00
25 $2,200.00
26 $2,200.00
27 $2,200.00
28 $2,200.00
29 $2,200.00
30 $2,200.00
31 $2,200.00
32 $2,200.00
33 $1,800.00
34 $1,800.00
35 $1,800.00
36 $1,800.00
37 $1,800.00
38 $1,800.00
39 $1,800.00
Place Winnings*
40 $1,800.00
41 $1,800.00
42 $1,800.00
43 $1,800.00
44 $1,800.00
45 $1,800.00
46 $1,800.00
47 $1,800.00
48 $1,800.00
49 $1,800.00
50 $1,800.00
51 $1,800.00
52 $1,800.00
53 $1,800.00
54 $1,800.00
55 $1,800.00
56 $1,800.00
57 $1,800.00
58 $1,800.00
59 $1,800.00
60 $1,800.00
61 $1,800.00
62 $1,800.00
63 $1,800.00
64 $1,800.00
65 $1,000.00
66 $800.00
67 $600.00
68 $500.00
69 $450.00
70 $400.00
71 $380.00
72 $360.00
73 $350.00
74 $340.00
75 $330.00
76 $320.00
77 $310.00
78 $300.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament News

On the Road with Missy Bellinder
Thursday, December 06, 2007

Following the final PBA Women's Series event of the season, Missy Bellinder checks in and gives her thoughts on the first year of the new Tour.

Not So Deep Thoughts
Thursday, December 06, 2007

Randy Pedersen returns after a one-week hiatus to discuss, Walter Ray Williams Jr., Robert Smith, injuries and this year's impact rookies.

Rash's Rants
Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Sean Rash recaps his week in the 2007 Great Lakes Classic in Wyoming, Mich., which featured two seven-game matches against Wes Malott and eventual runner-up Chris Loschetter.

Alone at the Top
Sunday, December 02, 2007

The debate can finally end. Walter Ray Williams Jr. officially has more professional bowling titles than anyone in the history of the sport. Williams captured his 44th career Denny’s PBA Tour title, dominating Chris Loschetter, 276-204, to win the 2007 Great Lakes Classic.

Back Again
Friday, November 30, 2007

After two weeks without a championship round appearance, Walter Ray Williams Jr. is back on track and adding to what is already one of the best starts to a season in his 25-year PBA Hall of Fame career.

Malott, Asbaty Lead First Block
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Wes Malott holds the overall lead after seven games of the Round of 64 in the 2007 Great Lakes Classic at Spectrum Lanes, while Diandra Asbaty - who took the place of an injured Robin Romeo - leads the women's field.

Oatman, Johnson Take Top Spots
Thursday, November 29, 2007

2006-07 PBA Rookie of the Year Billy Oatman is looking to get back on track this week in the 2007 Great Lakes Classic after a slow start to the 2007-08 season while Liz Johnson returns to the site of her most memorable moment looking for her first PBA Women's Series title.

PBA Spare Shots
Wednesday, November 28, 2007

This week, Spare Shots takes a look back at an odd championship round in Vernon Hills, Ill., last week which saw one of the lowest scoring matches in history, a No. 5 seed nearly winning a title but ultimately Robert Smith winning his first title in nearly four years.

Turning the Page
Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Rhino Page is on pace for a historical season as he looks to break Dino Castillo's Tour Qualifying Round records set last season. He's well on his way after qualifying for the fouth time in five weeks and leading the field for the second time.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Pattern and Lane Conditioner:
Cheetah with Brunswick Absolute Control

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2007
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Mandatory Non-PBA member meeting
Non-member meeting to be held at Spectrum Lanes

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2007
10:00 AM* - 3:00 PM / Denny's PBA Tour Qualifying Round (7 games total pins)
Roll-Call is 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time
*Practice begins at 10:00am (30 minutes)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM / Exempt Player and Women's Series Practice

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2007
Qualifying (7 Game Blocks)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM / Round of 64 (Exempt)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM / Round of 16 (Women's Series)
Re-oil
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM / Round of 64 (Exempt)
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM / Round of 16 (Women's Series)

Cut to the top 32 Players (Exempt)
Cut to the top 8 Players (Women's Series)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2007
Match Play (Best 4 of 7)
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM / Round of 32 (Exempt)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM / Round of 16 (Exempt)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM / Round of 8 (Women's Series)
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Round of 8 (Exempt)
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Round of 4 (Women's Series)

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2007
Pro-Am Events and PBA Fan Day
Spectrum Lanes, Wyoming, MI.
Pro-am times: 9:00 AM (Junior), 12:30 PM, 4:00 PM, 7:30 PM

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2007
Live ESPN Television Finals from Spectrum Lanes