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After 2020 tourney canceled by COVID-19 pandemic, 17th New Mexico Open set for Aug. 20-22

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021 10:00 am
Duane Mellinger after winning the 2019 New Mexico Open. Photo by Scott Myers.
The 17th New Mexico Open was to have been held last August, but it was canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccinations having knocked the pandemic back, the 17th New Mexico Open has been scheduled for Aug. 20-22 at Tenpins & More in Rio Rancho, N.M. That is the same weekend as both the PBA Chesapeake Open at AMF Western Branch Lanes in Chesapeake, Virginia, and the Open at Cherry Lanes in Dubuque, Iowa, making for a big bowling weekend across the country. First prize...