Four Milwaukee Lake Park bowlers met in Orange County, California from September 8-14 to compete in the 94th US Open Tournament of Lawn Bowling. Bob Schneider successfully fought his way through an international field of 64 teams over three days of competition and emerged from the Grand Championships on Friday, after a very close game, as 4th place winner in 2012 US Open Men’s Pairs. Bob’s pairs team partner was Dennis Mijnheimer from the Netherlands. 235 bowlers competed in the seven day tournament. Competitors included both men’s and women’s division bowlers from the US, Australia, Canada, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, and England. Competition took place across seven Southwest Division clubs in the Orange County / Los Angles area. Also competing in the tournament were Milwaukee Lake Park bowlers Steve Nelson – Men’s Singles, Pairs, and Fours, Paul Legwinski – Men’s Singles and Pairs, and Crandall Hays – Men’s Pairs.