World Tournament Highest Percentage Average Per Tournament   Updated 2017-By Year
Championship Senior Men's Division- 40 Point Games Began 1982.   50 Point Games From 1909-1981
Started 1960 High Average Finished Games Point   
Year Name State By Percentage World Event Played Games World Held At
2017 Bob Swain NM 61.51% 1st. 11 40 St. George, Utah
2016 James Dunlap MI 65.43% 3rd. 11 40 Montgomery, Alabama 
2015 Larry McAfee MO 59.51% 6th. 11 40 Topeka, Kansas
2014 Raymond Bedard MA 60.70% 1st. 11 40 Buffalo, New York
2013 Ron Deckard FL 59.11% 1st. 12 40 St. George, Utah
2012 James Cooper TN 69.58% 1st. 11 40 Knoxville, Tennessee
2011 Ron Deckard FL 59.96% 5th. 11 40 Monroe, Louisiana
2010 Ron Deckard FL 71.07% 1st. 11 40 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
2009 Paul LaCrosse CO 64.61% 5th. 11 40 Springfield, IL
2008 Ron Deckard FL 65.95% 1st. 11 40 York, Pennsylvania 
2007 Paul LaCrosse CO 62.71% 2nd. 11 40 Ardmore, Oklahoma  
2006 Tom Westbrook SC 66.86% 1st. 11 40 Gillette, Wyoming  
2005 Tom Westbrook SC 67.15% 1st. 11 40 Bakersfield, California  
2004 Paul LaCrosse CO 68.04% 1st. 11 40 Pocatello, Idaho  
2003 Robert G. Hayes NY 71.55% 1st. 11 40 Eau Claire, Wisconsin  
2002 Howard Weitzel SK-CAN 61.25% 4th. 11 40 Red Deer, Canada 
2001 John Brown OH 65.22% 2nd. 12-PO 40 Hibbing, Minnesota 
2000 Gerald Stangland MN 60.90% 3rd. 11 40 Bismarck, North Dakota 
1999 Ed Arionus TX 67.33% 1st. 11 40 Greenville, Ohio
1998 John Brown OH 65.68% 1st. 12-PO 40 Ainsworth, Nebraska
1997 John Brown OH 68.08% 1st. 11 40 Kitchener, Ontario
1996 John Brown OH 71.19% 2nd. 9 40 Gillette, Wyoming 
1995 John Brown OH 65.94% 2nd. 9 40 Perry, Georgia 
1994 Merlin Potts KS 66.17% 1st. 15 40 Syracuse, New York 
1993 Arthur Sperber WA 64.03% 4th. 15 40 Spearfish, South Dakota
1992 Karl Van Sant IN 67.74% 1st. 11 40 Columbus, Ohio
1991 Carl Steinfeldt FL 72.77% 1st. 11 40 Biloxi, Mississippi 
1990 Carl Steinfeldt FL 65.60% 1st. 11 40 Stone Mtn, Georgia 
1989 Glen Heton IA 67.68% 2nd. 12-PO 40 Spearfish, South Dakota
1988 Carl Steinfeldt FL 74.12% 1st. 11 40 Pleasanton. California 
1987 Raymond Hill MI 76.63% 1st. 11 40 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1986 Willard Napier CA 71.23% 1st. 12-PO 40 Ainsworth, Nebraska
1985 Ansil Copeland OH 68.10% 4th. 11 40 Lafayette, Indiana
1984 Glen Portt GA 59.30% 1st. 13-PO 40 Huntsville, Alabama
1983 Lawrence Miller OH 67.98% 1st. 11 40 Statesville, North Carolina
1982 Glen Portt GA 67.79% 2nd. 11 40 Huntsville, Alabama
1981 Bernard Herfurth MA 66.96% 3rd. 11 50 Genola, Minnesota 
1980 Glen Portt GA 67.76% 1st. 7 50 Huntsville, Alabama
1979 Stan Manker OH 70.47% 1st. 10-PO 50 Statesville, North Carolina
1978 Stan Manker OH 72.65% 1st. 7 50 Des Moines, Iowa
1977 Marvin Richmond MN 70.37% 1st. 8-PO 50 Greenville, Ohio
1976 Fran Stinson MN 74.03% 1st. 7 50 Bristol, Pennsylvania
1975 Stan Manker OH 74.20% 1st. 7 50 Lafayette, Indiana 
1974 Stan Manker OH 70.09% 1st. 7 50 Keene, New Hampshire
1973 Ray Miller OH 62.50% 1st. 8-PO 50 Eureka, California
1972 Ray Miller OH 69.03% 1st. 7 50 Greenville, Ohio
1971 Stan Manker OH 67.20% 1st. 7 50 Middlesex, New Jersey
1970 John Paxton IA 66.20% 1st. 7 50 South Gate, California
1969 John Paxton IA 68.50% 1st. 9-PO 50 Erie, Pennsylvania
1968 John Paxton IA 65.40% 1st. 7-PO 50 Keene, NH
1967 John Paxton IA 67.20% 1st. 7 50 Fargo, ND
1966 John Paxton IA 69.44% 1st. 7 50 Murray, UT
1965 Harold Tuttle OH 64.00% 1st. 7 50 Keene, NH
1964 Walter Horner IN 66.20% 2nd. 7 50 Greenville, Ohio
1963 John Paxton IA 61.71% 3rd. 11 50 South Gate, CA
1962 Joe Wilkinson OH 61.54% 1st. 11 50 Greenville, Ohio
1961 Joe Wilkinson OH 72.60% 1st. 8 50 Muncie, IN
1960 Charles Cummings IN 64.31% 4th. 11 50 Muncie, IN
 PO Denotes Playoff
updated after 2017 World
Compiled by Mel Yockstick