San Jose PBA Open
The San Jose PBA Open was the eighth event of the 1961 PBA Season.
The PBA tour's eighth event of 1961, the $21,900 San Jose PBA Open, was held at Saratoga Lanes, in San Jose, CA. The first day of PBA competition was June 13, 1961. The competition ran until June 15, 1961. 38 bowlers cashed in this competition. Dick Weber, of St. Louis, MO, won his eighth career PBA title and the first prize of $3,000. Rounding out the top 5 Don Carter, Ronnie Gaudern, Earl Johnson, and Jim St. Johnson.
|1||Dick Weber||St. Louis, MO||$3,000|
|2||Don Carter||St. Louis, MO||$2,200|
|3||Ronnie Gaudern||San Antonio, TX||$1,500|
|4||Earl Johnson||Minneapolis, MN||$1,250|
|5||Jim St. John||San Jose, CA||$1,000|
|6||Bob Chase||Kansas City, KN||$950|
|7||Bill Landowski||Fortuna, CA||$900|
|8||Harry Smith||Baltimore, MD||$850|
|9||Carmen Salvino||Chicago, IL||$800|
|10||Ray Bluth||St. Louis, MO||$750|