Author Archives: MLPLBA Admin

Open House 2017

Our first Open House Event on Sunday, May 28, 2017, got off to a rainy start, but when the sun came out, 28 guests showed up to learn how to bowl. Our volunteers were kept busy showing people how to … Continue reading

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Butler Blind Pairs Tournament 2017

24 members took part in the Butler Blind Pairs Tournament, held on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Four 8-end games were played, with leads and skips playing with different partners each game. The skips finished: 1. Rob Behncke, 2. Bob Schneider, … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2017

The Milwaukee Lake Park Lawn Bowling Association kicked off its 2017 Season on Saturday, May 6, 2017 with a luncheon and pick-up games of bowls. The Club President, Rebecca Nguyen, and Committee Chairs updated the members on several of our … Continue reading

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Potlicker Pairs Tournament

There was limited participation this year, but the team of Rob Behncke and Bob Schneider prevailed over Leif Andresen and Jim Grzybowski to win the “Pot.”

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Memorial Day Weekend Blind Pairs Tournament

We had 16 entrants.  The winning team was Jim Grzybowski (skip) and Jerry Mathwig (lead), defeating Crandall Hays (skip) and Min Waite (lead).  After the winning team, each player was ranked according to wins and plus points.  Crandall finished third, Min fourth, … Continue reading

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2016 Lawn Bowls Season Kicks Off

The Milwaukee Lake Park Lawn Bowling Association had its annual Spring Luncheon on Saturday, May 21 followed by a pick up game on the green in Lake Park to mark Opening Day of the 2016.

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2015 Annual Meeting of the Membership

We held our Annual Meeting of the Membership on October 31, 2015.  Club business was discussed and elections were held. The following members will serve as officers for a 1-year term: President – Rebecca Nguyen; Vice President – Crandall Hays; Secretary – Anna … Continue reading

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National Championships

Six MLPLBA members represented the Central Division at the Bowls USA National Championships in Long Beach, CA October 20-25, 2015. Women’s Singles – Pat Wimmer Women’s Pairs – Anna Witt/Rebecca Nguyen (3rd place) Men’s Singles – Steve Nelson (2nd place) … Continue reading

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Chili Bowl

This team tournament was held on October 10, 2015. 16 players participated and were divided into two teams of 8 players each. The teams competed against each other in Pairs and Singles competitions. The team of Carl Landgren, Rob Behncke, … Continue reading

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U.S. Open

This Bowls USA tournament was held in the Los Angeles, CA area September 26 – October 3. There were 190 male and 82 female participants, including our own Anna Witt and Rob Behncke. Max Cavender, associate member, also played. For … Continue reading

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