York Dispatch Bowler of the Week: Marvin Garvick
- Hanover's Marvin Garvick recently bowled a 739 series at Suburban Bowlerama.
- Garvick started bowling at South Hanover Lanes when he was 13 years old.
- Garvick's future goal is to roll his first 300 games. His favorite bowler is Dick Weber.
Bowler: Marvin Garvick, 67, of Hanover.
Recent bowling accomplishment: Rolled a 739 series at Suburban Bowlerama.
I started bowling: At South Hanover Lanes when I was 13 years old.
Bowlers I have learned the most from: Terry Miller and Andrew Hurst.
Best bowling advice I ever received: Don't over think and make the game more complicated than it is.
Most memorable bowling moment: Rolling my first 300 game.
Most difficult part about bowling: Not letting a bad frame or a bad game affect you.
Non-bowlers don't realize: That if you learn the fundamentals, the game isn't as complicated.
Advice I would give someone just starting to bowl: Take lessons.
My favorite PBA bowler:Dick Weber.
Future goal: Roll an 800 series.
Note:Colony Park Lanes North plays host to the Don Kauffman Memorial Tournament at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 8. The format features an eight-game marathon, and total pins wins. First place is expected to pay $1,500, based on 60 entries. One in six cashes. The entry fee is $80 prepaid and $100 at the door.
Bowler of the Week is submitted by the York County Bowling Proprietors Association.