Pro Bowling

UPDATE: Senior Tour Great John Hricsina Passes Away

July 21st, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

UPDATE: Senior Tour Great John Hricsina Passes Away

Jerry Schneider Professional Bowlers Association Bowlers Journal has just learned of the passing of John Hricsina, one of the great bowlers in the history of the PBA Senior Tour (now the PBA50 Tour). We’ll have more information later, and in the September issue of BJI. UPDATE, 3:47 p.m.: The Professional Bowlers Association has provided the following […]


Mohr Averages 246.6 to Lead PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open

July 20th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Mohr Averages 246.6 to Lead PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open

Coming off the month-long break in the 2015 PBA50 Tour season schedule, two-time PBA50 Player of the Year Ron Mohr of Las Vegas came back refreshed by averaging 246.6 to take the first round lead Monday in the PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open presented by Roto Grip at Island Xtreme Bowl. The eight-time […]


Singapore’s Tan Wins 2015 PWBA Lubbock Sports Open

July 20th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Singapore's Tan Wins 2015 PWBA Lubbock Sports Open

Jazreel Tan entered the 2015 Professional Women’s Bowling Association Lubbock Sports Open hoping to prove that she and her Team Singapore teammates could compete on the big stage of the PWBA, and she did that with a dominating performance this week at South Plains Lanes. The 25-year-old right-hander led the event through 12 games of […]


Singapore’s Tan Leads Qualifying at PWBA Lubbock Sports Open

July 18th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Singapore's Tan Leads Qualifying at PWBA Lubbock Sports Open

Matt Cannizzaro USBC Communications Jazreel Tan of Singapore took the lead early during qualifying at the Professional Women’s Bowling Association Lubbock Sports Open and maintained that momentum to earn top qualifier honors at South Plains Lanes on Friday. The 25-year-old right-hander averaged more than 224 on the way to a 12-game pinfall of 2,697 and […]


Belmonte Wins Best Bowler ESPY for Second Time

July 18th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Belmonte Wins Best Bowler ESPY for Second Time

Two-time defending PBA Player of the Year Jason Belmonte of Australia won the Best Bowler ESPY Award for the second time during the 2015 ESPY Awards ceremony Wednesday evening at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Belmonte, who won his first ESPY Award in 2011, was among winners in a variety of sports and special […]


PWBA Sells Out Four More Events, Expands Fields to Accommodate Demand

July 17th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PWBA Sells Out Four More Events, Expands Fields to Accommodate Demand

The Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour has increased the field size for several upcoming events to meet the strong demand for additional spots. “It’s great the PWBA Tour was able to add additional spots so more women have the opportunity to compete,” PWBA spokesperson Kelly Kulick said. “It’s exciting to see the tremendous support the […]


Mitch Beasley Defeats Wife in Historic PBA Regional Title Match

July 17th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

In a first for the Professional Bowlers Association, Mitch Beasley of Nashville, Tenn., defeated his wife, Inngellimar Beasley, 224-212, to win the PBA Shock Top Midwest Region Open at Plaza Lanes in St. Charles, Mo., Saturday. It was the first time in PBA history that a husband and wife bowled for a PBA title. Mitch […]


Palermaa wins $81,000 Top Prize in World Bowling Open

July 12th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Palermaa wins $81,000 Top Prize in World Bowling Open

Bill Vint Professional Bowlers Association Finland’s Osku Palermaa and Singapore’s Joey Yeo won the men’s and women’s singles titles in the inaugural Bowling World Open Sunday. Each earned an $81,000 first prize in the showcase event contested in a six-lane bowling arena inside Makuhari-Messe Convention Center in suburban Tokyo. The finals were nationally-televised in Japan. […]


Elysia Current Wins Inaugural 2015 PWBA Tour Stop in Sacramento

July 12th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Elysia Current Wins Inaugural 2015 PWBA Tour Stop in Sacramento

Lucas Wiseman USBC Communications Elysia Current of Ephrata, Pennsylvania, took advantage of great ball reaction in the stepladder finals and rolled to the title Saturday at the Professional Women’s Bowling Association Storm Sacramento Open. Current defeated top seed Kristina Wendell of Kingston, New York, 246-194, in the championship match before a standing-room only crowd at […]


Barrett, Palermaa, O’Neill, Kulick Chasing $81K Top Prize at Bowling World Open

July 11th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Barrett, Palermaa, O’Neill, Kulick Chasing $81K Top Prize at Bowling World Open

Professional Bowlers Association champions Dom Barrett of England, Osku Palermaa of Finland and Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Pa., along with Japan’s Isao Yamamoto, will bowl for an $81,000 first prize in the men’s singles championship round of the inaugural Bowling World Open Sunday in an arena setting at Makuhari-Messe convention center. The women’s finalists will […]



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