Category Archives: Tournaments

Central lawn bowlers vie for titles at U.S. National Championships

Forty-eight lawn bowlers are poised to compete in Bowls USA’s most prestigious tournament. The event features the winners of divisional playdowns in singles or pairs from all regions of the country. The 2013 tournament is being held at Santa Anita … Continue reading

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Rob Behncke bowls at U.S. National Championships to honor his father

In the sport of lawn bowls fathers often introduce their sons to the game so they can play together. A distance of 2000 miles between son Rob Behncke and his father Jon Behncke presented challenges to that dream, but Rob … Continue reading

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Nelson advances from Central Division to US Championships

This past weekend Milwaukee Lake Park bowler Steve Nelson came away the winner of Men’s Singles Playdowns and will represent the Central Division in the US National Championships in Arcadia California October 16-20.  This annual event is a competition amongst bowlers … Continue reading

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Pat Wimmer to represent Central in Singles at US Championships

This past weekend Milwaukee bowler Pat Wimmer emerged as the winner of Women’s Singles Playdowns and will represent the Central Division in the US National Championships in Arcadia California October 16-20.  This annual event is competition amongst bowlers who represent … Continue reading

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Pairs teams Schneider-Behncke and Witt-Nguyen advance to US Championships

The Central Division will again be well represented at the US Championships in October in Arcadia, California. Skip Bob Schneider and lead Rob Behncke won the men’s pairs title in a playoff against Max Cavender and father Jim Cavender. Cincinnati newcomers, brothers … Continue reading

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Central Open Singles Tournament Winners

The Central Division Open Singles tournment was played in unseasonably cool temps in Milwaukee, WI on Saturday, July 27. On the women’s side, congratulations to Anna Witt who came through through the round-robin format with 3 wins to capture the tournament. 1. … Continue reading

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Schneider leads fours team to Central Open win

The Central Division Open Fours tournament was held over the weekend at the Milwaukee LBC. Congratulations to the winning Milwaukee foursome of Rob Behncke, Jim Grzybowski, Leif Andresen, Bob Schneider (pictured); 2nd- Sue Dropp, Pat Mueller, Pat Wimmer, Anna Witt (Milwaukee); 3rd- John Adamski, … Continue reading

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Cincy brothers impress at Central Division Open Pairs

In just their third month of bowling, Cincinnati (OH) brothers Jimmie and Jeff Wolterman (pictured left to right) made a strong showing at the Central Division Open Pairs tournament held in Milwaukee (WI) July 13-14. Placing third among five teams, the … Continue reading

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