Greater Miami Bowling Council - Hall of Fame

Bob Walters

Background and brief synopsis:

Bobby was born in Chicago, Illinois and has been bowling for 44 years, of which 30+ years in the Miami area.  He has a high game of 300, a high series of 812 and a high average of 223

Bobby starting bowling at at age 7 at the Bowling Palace and bowled in Miami as a junior bowler until age 18.  At the age of 21, he was one of only 5 or 6 bowlers to average over 200 in the county.

 

Accomplishments

2000 2 800 series
 - Highest of 812 at Homestead Bowling Center during the Adult/Junior portion of the Junior Orange Bowl Tournament
 
1976 - Present 21 300 games
 - the first was bowled in 1976 at Bird Bowl
 - includes 1 PBA 300 game
 
1972 - 1976 8 Championships - "Miami All Star" bowling television shows
  2 Championships -  Florida All Star Bowling Association Tournaments
 - the first at Carol City lanes
 
1985, 1987 2 Championships - PBA Regional tournaments
 - one of which was held at Airport Lanes
 
1972, 1978 2 Championships - Greater Miami Bowling Association City Tournament, Team Event
 
1976, 1978 4 Championships - Competitive Bowlers Association Tournaments
 - 2 of which were held at Bird Bowl
 
1982 1 Championships - South Florida Masters Bowling Association Tournament
 - Classic Lanes
 
1976? , 2000 2 Championships - Miami Herald Bowler of the Year Tournaments
 - the first held at Carol City Lanes
 
1977 Won 1st car offered in the Champaign Chrysler Dodge league at Don Carters Kendall Lanes
 
1971 Won Florida US Open Qualifying Championship at Western Sunset Bowl and represented the state of Florida in the Bowling Proprietors National US Open Tournament  in New York City

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