At the recent Senior Games held in Palo Alto, Berkeley bowlers Howard Mackey, Nikki Schrager and John Spiers brought home bronze medals in lawn bowling. Congratulations!
We’ve been out of club pins for a while but the wait is over. Ted Crum has brought in a supply of shiny new pins. They are available at the club house for $5.00.
Saturday, April 24th should be a great day at BLBC! Bowlers from all over the Bay area will converge on the club around 9:00 a.m. for what has always been a fabulous event at BLBC. The format of the day will be triples with teams formed by random draw done by the Tournament Director, Howard Mackey. We expect that all available rinks will be in use between 9:30 and 3:30. Spectators are, of course, welcome.
Don’t forget to sign up for the Berkeley Jamboree tournament that is coming up on April 24th. It’s a very popular event, so get your name in or you’ll end up on the sideline. Contact Howard Mackey at email@example.com for more information.
The club will hold the first Pizza night event at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. We plan to start with a draw game for those interested with pizza dinner afterwards. Pizza will be available after the game for $5 per person. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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On Saturday, March 27, John Spiers edged out Ted Crum to win the Two-Bowls Singles Tournament. Twelve entrants played two games with the four highest scoring players competing in a semi-final round. Two of the club’s newest members, both graduate students at Cal, were in the tournament and made their presence known by winning games against more seasoned members. Pictures will be posted in the Gallery section soon.
Our coaches will be on the green on Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10:00 to give lessons. It’s FREE, and you have nothing to bring except a desire to have some fun and flat soled shoes or sneakers.
If you like – and we’d love it – get together a group of four or six and learn together. You’ll be involved in a match after just a few minutes of instruction.
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