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Check Out the New Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

June 4th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Check Out the New Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

We’re serving up a summer harvest of instructional tips in the June 2015 issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive, from some of the game’s greatest coaches and players. Also in this issue: Watch Turbo’s “Head Guard Dog” light up the lanes; meet the single pin that dared to defy the “world’s strongest bowler”; see Jason Belmonte […]


Jones Wins 16th PBA Title in PBA Bear Open, Ending Seven-Year Drought in U.S.

June 3rd, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Jones Wins 16th PBA Title in PBA Bear Open, Ending Seven-Year Drought in U.S.

Breaking a streak of seven years without a PBA Tour title on U.S. soil, Tommy Jones won this first title of the season and 16th of his career with a 225-211 victory over PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke in the PBA Bear Open finals at the Oklahoma’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort Event Center. […]


Jurek Retains Lead at Senior U.S. Open

June 2nd, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Jurek Retains Lead at Senior U.S. Open

Jerry Schneider Professional Bowlers Association Two-time PBA50 Tour titlist Jack Jurek of Lackawanna, N.Y., averaged 230.8 to retain the qualifying lead after Tuesday’s second round of the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm at the Suncoast Bowling Center. After posting a 1,402 six-game pinfall (233 average) in Monday’s first round on a heavily-played […]


Jurek, Burkett Top Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open First Round Standings

June 2nd, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Jurek, Burkett Top Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open First Round Standings

Two-time PBA50 Tour titlist Jack Jurek of Lackawanna, N.Y., and former major league pitcher John Burkett of Southlake, Texas, held the top two spots after first round qualifying Monday in the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm at the Suncoast Bowling Center. Jurek, who won the Miller High Life Classic earlier this season […]


Hall of Famer Norm Duke Leads Field into PBA Bear Open Finals

June 1st, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Hall of Famer Norm Duke Leads Field into PBA Bear Open Finals

PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke of Clermont, Fla., in pursuit of his 39th PBA Tour title, heads the field for the finals of the PBA Bear Open which will air on CBS Sports Network on Tuesday, June 2, at 9 p.m. ET. Duke took sole possession of third place on the list of all-time […]


PBA Members Weathering Texas Storms

May 30th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Members Weathering Texas Storms

By Dennis Bergendorf PBA members Wes Malott, Chris and Lynda Barnes, and Dino Castillo, got a scare from storms that pounded eastern Texas with flooding rains in recent days. Malott lives in Pflugerville, north of Austin, and was at his daughter’s birthday party on Memorial Day but couldn’t leave for an hour because of the […]


WSOB VII Relocated to Reno: Our Podcast with Tom Clark, PBA Tour Commissioner

May 28th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The professional Bowlers Association made some big news this week with the announcement that the 2015 PBA World Series of Bowling, previously scheduled to occur at the new South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in October, will now be held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno in December. You can get our full […]


Funeral Services Set for Saturday for 19-Time PBA Regional Title Winner Sean Swanson

May 27th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Funeral Services Set for Saturday for 19-Time PBA Regional Title Winner Sean Swanson

Funeral services have been scheduled for Saturday in Springfield, Mo., for Sean Swanson, a 19-time PBA Regional title winner from Springfield, Mo., who died on his 46th birthday Sunday after a three-year struggle to overcome a rare form of cancer. Swanson, a Midwest Region resident, competed extensively in the PBA Southwest Region where he won […]


Update: Why South Point Could Not Host WSOB in December

May 27th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The 2015 PBA World Series of Bowling, which had been penciled in for a return to the South Point Bowling Center and Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in October, is moving to Reno and the National Bowling Stadium. The new dates are December 9-17, which will accommodate a live ESPN telecast in prime time on […]


PBA Moves World Series to Reno in December

May 27th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The 2015 PBA World Series of Bowling, which had been penciled in for a return to the South Point Bowling Center and Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in October, is moving to Reno and the National Bowling Stadium. The new dates are December 9-17, which will accommodate a live ESPN telecast in prime time on […]



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