Clinic
6 schools receive mobile bowling equipment from TBF
Feb 5, 2013 | Comments Off

The Bowling Foundation has awarded six grants in the form of mobile bowling equipment to schools and organizations across the country. The Mobile Bowling Equipment program annually helps schools, parks and recreation departments, youth groups, disabled and disadvantaged service groups, and other organizations teach students the life-long sport of bowling though education, instruction, fitness and […]

Mo Pinel added to Radical ball team
Jan 15, 2013 | Comments Off

Brunswick Bowling has announced that it has signed an agreement to add renowned bowling ball developer Mo Pinel to the Radical Bowling Technologies team. Pinel will serve as Technology Developer for the Radical brand, bringing patented technologies and years of core design experience. “By adding Mo to the Radical team, we will be able to […]

Fun Facts from the ‘BJI Ball Guide’
Dec 28, 2012 | Comments Off

The January issue of BJI will include, among many other special features, the 29th annual BJI Bowling Ball Guide. It’s a lavishly illustrated and stat-packed section summarizing the 112 bowling balls that Joe Cerar Jr. reviewed in his “No Holes Barred” column during 2012. Taking a close look at the ball list, we find that […]

What Made Them Great: Parker Bohn III
Dec 18, 2012 | Comments Off

Where does Parker Bohn III stand among the greatest lefties of all time?

‘Top 100 Coaches’ List for 2012 Now Online
Aug 1, 2012 | Comments Off

The July issue of Bowlers Journal International featured the annual “Top 100 Coaches” listing, as determined by an independent panel of judges.

Pro Bowling
PBA Summer Swing Returns, Moves to Oklahoma
Mar 21, 2014 | Comments Off

Updated… The PBA’s 2014 Summer Swing, a multi-tournament event that will be televised by CBS Sports Network, will be hosted by Grand Casino Resort and FireLake Bowling Center in Shawnee, Okla., May 18-25, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark announced today. The Summer Swing will include four PBA Tour title events — the Wolf, Bear and Badger […]

Dates Set for 2014 World Series of Bowling in Las Vegas
Feb 26, 2014 | Comments Off

The PBA’s World Series of Bowling VI will return to South Point Hotel, Casino and Bowling Center in Las Vegas, Oct. 24-Nov. 2, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark announced today. The PBA World Series, which originated in 2009 at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, Mich., as a multi-event international showcase of bowling talent, will again feature […]

Belmonte Successfully Defends Masters Title
Feb 24, 2014 | Comments Off

Jason Belmonte became the first bowler in nearly 50 years to successfully defend a USBC Masters title on Sunday as he defeated E.J. Tackett, 221-177, in the championship match. Belmonte, the reigning PBA Player of the Year, opened up a big lead early and coasted to the title at Brunswick Zone Carolier in North Brunswick, N.J. […]

PBA TOC, League Play Ready to Roll at Thunderbowl
Jan 15, 2014 | Comments Off

At age 51, defending Barbasol PBA Tournament of Champions winner Pete Weber shows no signs of slowing down, and hopes to add yet another chapter to his legendary career by becoming the tournament’s third three-time winner. PDW will defend his title against a field of approximately 100 other PBA titlists when Thunderbowl Lanes hosts the […]


Inside Line
March Preview
March Preview
Mar 3, 2014 | Comments Off

Belmo takes home another major title — by the thinnest of margins.


February Preview
February Preview
Feb 24, 2014 | Comments Off

We’ll spare you the relationship talk — bowling’s top couples are a perfect match.


View 'CBS Sunday Morning' Feature on BJI and Bowling!
View ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ Feature on BJI and Bowling!
Jan 28, 2014 | Comments Off

Tune in this Sunday on “CBS Sunday Morning”




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Breaking News
PBA Summer Swing Returns, Moves to Oklahoma


Updated… The PBA’s 2014 Summer Swing, a multi-tournament event that will be televised by CBS Sports Network, will be hosted by Grand Casino Resort and FireLake Bowling Center in Shawnee, Okla., May 18-25, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark announced today. The Summer Swing will include four PBA Tour title events — the Wolf, Bear and Badger […]

Business
Storm Announces Global Investment, New Titles


Storm principals Bill and Barb Chrisman have made an investment in Global Manufacturing, the San Antonio, Texas-based bowling ball manufacturer, according to BJI’s business-to-business Cyber Report. Global Manufacturing, which manufactures and distributes 900 Global and 3G Shoes products, will continue to operate as an independent business, with Mike Sellers overseeing day-to-day operations. Storm also announced that […]

History of Bowling
Bowlers Journal’s Secret Weapon
Bowlers Journal’s Secret Weapon

Part 10 in a 12 part series from Mort Luby Jr. on the history of Bowlers Journal.

Multimedia
Listen to PBS Interview on BJI’s 100th Anniversary


Luby Publishing Inc. President and Bowlers Journal “Leading Off” columnist Keith Hamilton was a guest Wednesday on the National Public Radio program, “Marketplace.” He was interviewed by host Kai Ryssdal, and talked about how bowling has evolved in recent years. You can listen to the conversation here: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/business/not-every-print-magazine-dying-heres-one-thats-100-years-old.

Inside Line
March Preview
March Preview

Belmo takes home another major title — by the thinnest of margins.