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Check out the Feb. 2015 Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

February 12th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Check out the Feb. 2015 Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

The first issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive of 2015 is here, and we’re celebrating! Celebrating the PBA Tournament of Champions, that is, which is enjoying its 50th anniversary this month with the PBA Barbasol Tournament of Champions at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis. Be sure to check out PBA Xtra, where we provide video and insight […]


Page Retains ToC Lead with 249 Average

February 11th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Page Retains ToC Lead with 249 Average

For much more about Rhino Page’s unforgettable — and disastrous — moment in the title match of the 2009 Tournament of Champions, check out the PBA Xtra section of the February 2015 issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive, which provides video and insight into ten top moments from the history of this storied event. You can […]


Painful Memories of 2009 Propel Rhino Page into First Round Lead at ToC

February 11th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Painful Memories of 2009 Propel Rhino Page into First Round Lead at ToC

For much more about Rhino Page’s unforgettable — and disastrous — moment in the title match of the 2009 Tournament of Champions, check out the PBA Xtra section of the February 2015 issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive, which provides video and insight into ten top moments from the history of this storied event. You can […]


Glass, Peters, Wilt Inducted into PBA Hall of Fame

February 11th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Senior standout Bob Glass, former PBA owner Chris Peters and longtime PBA staff member Barb Wilt were inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Tuesday evening at the Marriott Indianapolis North in conjunction with the 50th anniversary Barbasol PBA Tournament of Champions. Glass was elected in the PBA50 Performance category while […]


Belmonte Becomes First Bowler to Win Three Straight Masters Titles

February 8th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Belmonte Becomes First Bowler to Win Three Straight Masters Titles

Australia’s Jason Belmonte became the first bowler in the 64-year history of the United States Bowling Congress Masters to win the event three consecutive times on Sunday, defeating collegiate bowler AJ Johnson of Oswego, Illinois, 202-157. Belmonte, the two-time reigning Professional Bowlers Association Player of the Year, pulled away down the stretch at The Ashwaubenon […]


Collegiate Bowler A.J. Johnson Earns Top Spot for USBC Masters Finals on ESPN

February 7th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Collegiate Bowler A.J. Johnson Earns Top Spot for USBC Masters Finals on ESPN

By Lucas Wiseman, USBC Communications Collegiate bowler AJ Johnson of Oswego, Illinois, went undefeated in the double-elimination match-play bracket to earn the top seed for Sunday’s televised finals of the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Masters. The two-time Team USA member defeated Australia’s Jason Belmonte, 665-664, in a three-game match to determine the top seed […]


Belmonte, Weber Eyeing History at Masters

February 6th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Belmonte, Weber Eyeing History at Masters

Jason Belmonte of Australia and Pete Weber of St. Ann, Missouri, both have their sights set on making history as the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Masters begins to wind down. Both players went 2-0 in the double-elimination match-play bracket Friday to stay alive in the winners bracket at The Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley. The Masters […]


Belmonte, Kulick are 2014 IBMA Bowlers of Year

February 6th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Belmonte, Kulick are 2014 IBMA Bowlers of Year

The International Bowling Media Association has chosen Jason Belmonte and Kelly Kulick as it 2014 Bowlers of the Year. Jason Belmonte, Orange, NWS, Australia, was the overwhelming choice of IBMA members, garnering 81% of first place votes on ballots distributed in January. This selection also marks back-to-back IBMA Bowler of the Year titles, as he […]


Weber Earns Top Qualifier Honors at Masters

February 6th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Weber Earns Top Qualifier Honors at Masters

By Lucas Wiseman, USBC Communications Pete Weber of St. Ann, Missouri, continued to pace the field at the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Masters as he earned top qualifier honors Thursday. Weber finished qualifying with a 15-game total of 3,574 (238.27 average) at The Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley to lead the field of 64 players who […]


Mike Fagan Honored as January Bowler of the Month

February 5th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Mike Fagan Honored as January Bowler of the Month

Mike Fagan of Fort Worth, Texas, has been chosen as the January 2015 Kegel Bowler of the Month by the International Bowling Media Association. Fagan defeated top-seeded Wes Malott, Pflugerville, Texas, 252-212, for the PBA World Championship, earning his second major PBA title, and fifth overall. The five-man stepladder finals began with fifth-seeded Stuart Williams, […]



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