HOF – Steve Jakubowski


2008 – Superior Performance — Amateur
Steve Jakubowski

Steve Jakubowski has had years of success while competing in our sport’s highest level, the Professional Bowlers Association. He was a member of the professional organization from 1988 through 1993. He has participated in fourteen national tournaments, fifty-one regional tournaments, making the top four one and making match play fourteen times. He qualified for the NRPC in 1991 by placing sixth on the regional point list.

He competed in the Peterson Classic nineteen years, cashing seventeen out of the nineteen years, with a high finish of sixth place in 2007. Twice he was in the final four of the Shoot out at the Fort. Steve was winner of the Toledo Bowling Association Masters Tournament four times, Hoinke “Super Class” Winner Second Change, two time Varsity Lanes Singles Champ, five time OTBA Scratch Singles Champion, OTBA scratch doubles champion with Chris Hayward, two times Westland Lanes Singles Sweeper, Wammerson Classic winner, two time King Pin Lanes Toughman winner, two time Sport Shot Challenge winner, TBA Mixed Doubles handicap and scratch winner with Marge Kurtz and Derby Day Doubles winner with his wife, Kathy. He also has several team championships.

Steve has an astounding thirty-six perfect games spanning a nineteen-year spread. One of these 300 games was rolled in a regional tournament and one in a national tournament. He has an even more astounding thirty 800 series to his credit over twenty-three years.

Steve has helped promote bowling for many years as a bowling instructor, tournament director, squad leader for Greater Toledo Bowling Association tournament, Petersen Classic and the Hoinke Classic. He is the assistant coach for the Waite High School team.

He has given countless hours to help bowlers of all ages develop a better understanding of the game and a way to achieve higher scores. He has done it for the good of the game, never accepting any remuneration.

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