The 2022 Senior Masters Tournament will be held March 12 & 13 at Thunderbowl Lanes

2021 Michigan State Senior Masters Tournament was held at Royal Scot Golf & Bowl, Lansing

Congratulations to our 2021 Senior Masters Champion - Jeff Austreng

Jeff Austreng of Waterford won the 2021 Michigan State USBC Senior Masters tournament and the $1,750.00 prize by defeating Michael Lucente of Warren in the final match 452-427.

Austreng was the top qualifier with -a six-game set of 1478. He defeated Gary Duarard of Midland, 430-391 before he was sent to the Losers bracket by Dave Schumacher of Bloomfield Hills, 498-453. In the losers

bracket he defeated Gerald Johnson of Taylor 443-385, defending champ John Goormastic Jr. of Westland 443-385, and Schumacher 427-299 to return to the Winners bracket. In the first match against Lucente, Austreng was 65 pins down after the first game and he fought back to win 448-441, forcing another match.

Austreng is the only person to win the Michigan State Masters (2008, 2011) and Senior Masters tournaments.

Mike Lucente finished second earning $1,000.00. Lucente remained in the Winners bracket by defeating Goormastic 459-398, Dave Spohn of Lansing 437-424, Kirt Gundry of Lansing 422-390, before advancing to the Championship match by defeating Schumacher 438-415.

Schumacher finished third for $500.00 He defeated Michael Calvin of Warren 422- 414, Dennis Montague of Portland 414-352, and Austreng 498-453 before getting sent to the Losers bracket by Lucente. Schumacher had one more match in which he was defeated by Austreng 443-388.

Defending champion John Goormastic Jr, finished fourth for $400.00 The field of 47 bowlers averaged 199 for the six games of qualifying.

The top 12 qualifiers averaged 223 during qualifying and 205.4 in match play.

The Michigan State USBC Senior Masters Tournament is a USBC certified event operated by the Michigan State USBC Bowling Association.

Entire Entry Fee was applied to the Prize Fund

   
1st   
   
Jeff Austreng   
   
Waterford   
   
$1,750   
   
2nd   
   
Mike Lucente   
   
Warren   
   
$1,000   
   
3rd   
   
David Schumacher   
   
Bloomfield   Hills   
   
$500   
   
4th   
   
John Goormastic Jr   
   
Westland   
   
$400   
   
5th   
   
Kirt Gundry   
   
Lansing   
   
$350   
   
6th   
   
Gerald Johnson   
   
Taylor   
   
$350   
   
7th   
   
Dennis Montague   
   
Portland   
   
$300   
   
8th   
   
Greg McCreadie   
   
Midland   
   
$300   
   
9th   
   
Larry Wilson   
   
Detroit   
   
$250   
   
10th   
   
Gary Duarard   
   
Midland   
   
$250   
   
11th   
   
Dave Spohn   
   
Lansing   
   
$250   
   
12th   
   
Michael   Calvin   
   
Warren   
   
$250   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
SS   
   
Richard Wayne   
   
Westland   
   
$120   
   
SS   
   
Jeff Suma Sr.   
   
Clarkston   
   
$120   
   
SS   
   
Larry Walker   
   
Garden City   
   
$120   
   
SS   
   
Mark Abraham   
   
Lansing   
   
$120