Pro Bowling

PWBA Logo, Criteria for Prospective Hosts Released

November 5th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA), which will re-launch next summer, now is accepting applications from bowling centers interested in serving as a host for a PWBA tournament. More than a decade after holding its last event, the PWBA Tour will re-launch in mid-summer of 2015 with a nine-event tour and a new logo. The […]


Rash Is First Pick in PBA League Draft

October 31st, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Rash Is First Pick in PBA League Draft

  Sean Rash was the No. 1 pick in the 2015 PBA League Draft, held this morning in the squad room of the new South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. Rash was selected by the Brooklyn Styles, managed by PBA Hall of Famer Johnny Petraglia. Here’s a complete look at the draft, first by […]


All-Star Roster of Players Set for 2015 PBA League Draft Friday; Xtra Frame to Provide Live Coverage

October 31st, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

All-Star Roster of Players Set for 2015 PBA League Draft Friday; Xtra Frame to Provide Live Coverage

An all-star list of bowling stars is set for Friday’s 2015 PBA League Draft, which will be conducted Friday at 3 p.m. ET (noon PT) from the new South Point Bowling Plaza. A live international audience will be able to watch the third annual PBA League draft on PBA’s online bowling channel, Xtra Frame. The […]


Chinese Bowlers Make Historic Debut at WSOB VI

October 31st, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

A group of six bowlers from mainland China made history this week as the first players from their country ever to bowl in professional competition. The six players – ranging in ages from 30 to 54 – earned the right to enter the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI by recording averages of 200-plus […]


Wes Malott Captures Top Berth for PBA World Championship Finals by 118 Pins Over Mike Fagan

October 30th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Wes Malott Captures Top Berth for PBA World Championship Finals by 118 Pins Over Mike Fagan

Wes Malott of Pflugerville, Texas, captured the top qualifying position for the PBA World Championship, the concluding event of the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI, by 118 pins over Mike Fagan of Fort Worth, Texas, Thursday at South Point Bowling Center. Malott, Fagan, Ronnie Russell of Marion, Indiana; Todd Book of Russells Point, […]


Haugen Earns Top Berth in Scorpion Championship; Barrett Paces PBA World Championship Field

October 29th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Haugen Earns Top Berth in Scorpion Championship; Barrett Paces PBA World Championship Field

Three-time Professional Bowlers Association titlist Michael Haugen Jr. of Phoenix jumped from sixth to first in the final game Tuesday night to capture the top berth in the PBA Scorpion Championship in the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling Tuesday at South Point Bowling Center. Haugen, who entered the final qualifying round in 13th place, […]


Archer Withstands Emotional Night to Take No. 1 Seed on PBA Chameleon Championship Show

October 28th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Archer Withstands Emotional Night to Take No. 1 Seed on PBA Chameleon Championship Show

D.J. Archer of Friendswood, Texas, stumbled out of the gate, but righted himself quickly to take charge of the PBA Chameleon Championship, the third of four animal pattern events in GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI, Monday at South Point Bowling Center. Archer, a 34-year-old, 12-year veteran who is still trying for his first […]


Pickford to Make TV Debut as No. 1 Seed in PBA Viper Championship

October 27th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Pickford to Make TV Debut as No. 1 Seed in PBA Viper Championship

Connor Pickford of Charlotte, North Carolina, who has never finished higher than 14th in his abbreviated four-year Professional Bowlers Association Tour career, will make his national television debut as the top qualifier in the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI’s Viper Championship. Pickford, 22, averaged 230.57 for 14 games on the Viper lane condition […]


Allen is No. 1 Seed on PBA Cheetah Championship Show; Liz Johnson Makes History

October 26th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Allen is No. 1 Seed on PBA Cheetah Championship Show; Liz Johnson Makes History

Liz Johnson becomes first woman in PBA Tour history to appear on two PBA telecasts; she first appeared on the 2005 PBA Banquet Open show Dick Allen of Columbia, South Carolina, averaged 244.36.71 for 14 games Saturday to earn the top qualifying berth for the PBA Cheetah Championship presented by PBA Challenge Mobile Game as […]


Monacelli, Williams Lead Field of PBA Challenge Finalists

October 25th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Monacelli, Williams Lead Field of PBA Challenge Finalists

PBA Hall of Famers Amleto Monacelli of Venezuela and Walter Ray Williams Jr. of Oxford, Florida, advanced to the finals of the PBA Challenge, a made-for-ESPN special event, as the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI got underway Friday at South Point Bowling Center. Monacelli and Williams finished one-two in an eight-game match play […]



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