Pro Bowling

Bohn adds to his legend with World win

January 15th, 2013 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Parker Bohn III of Jackson, N.J., completed one of the most impressive, if unlikely, victories in his hall of fame career, defeating four opponents including top qualifier Jason Belmonte of Australia, 254-227, to win the PBA World Championship at South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The concluding event of the GEICO PBA World […]


King’s PBAL team obtains Kulick in trade

January 15th, 2013 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Women’s sports pioneer Billie Jean King, owner of the New York City WTT KingPins in the new Professional Bowlers Assn. League, thought it would only be appropriate for the PBA League’s only woman owner to have a female presence on her team. To make that happen, King completed a trade with Motown Muscle owner Jerome […]


Daugherty Wins BJ Scorpion Championship

January 7th, 2013 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

After bowling a Professional Bowlers Assn. record-low 100 game in his only previous television appearance, Tom Daugherty of Wesley Chapel, Fla., redeemed himself in the Bowlers Journal Scorpion Championship, winning three consecutive matches — including a 200-182 victory over top qualifier Osku Palermaa of Finland — to capture his first PBA Tour title at South […]


Bowlers Journal Scorpion Telecast Is This Sunday

January 4th, 2013 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

This Sunday’s stepladder finals of the Bowlers Journal Scorpion Championship will feature two of the sport’s most prominent “two-handers” and two other players trying for their first PBA Tour win. In the opening match of the Scorpion Championship, Tom Daugherty will face off against Jason Sterner in a battle of non-titlists. Sterner, whose best tour […]


Preview: ‘Viper’ Finals on ESPN Sunday

December 21st, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The stepladder finals for this Sunday’s PBA Viper Championship from the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas features two PBA Players of the Year and two other players hoping to add another PBA title to their resumés. In the opening match of the second “animal pattern” tour event of the season, two-time Player […]


PBA50 Tour leads to ESPN finale in 2013

December 5th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

A new name, new venues, a season-long points competition leading to an ESPN-televised finale, and a crop of new star players will highlight the 2013 PBA50 Tour season. The 2013 PBA50 Tour (formerly PBA Senior Tour) schedule will consist of 11 tournaments, with new stops in Welch, Minn.; Tampa, Fla. (tentative), and Trussville, Ala. The […]


Finalists Set in Bowlers Journal Scorpion

November 7th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

A pair of “two-handed” bowlers — Osku Palermaa and Jason Belmonte — nailed down the top two positions for the ESPN stepladder finals of the Bowlers Journal Scorpion Championship at South Point Bowling Center in Las Vegas. Rounding out the finals field are Tom Daugherty, who does not put his thumb in the ball when […]


Format Set for New PBA League

October 24th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The Professional Bowlers Assn. will introduce an eight-team pro bowling league for the 2012-13 season, featuring PBA stars as “franchise players,” a draft of PBA members to fill out the five-player team rosters and a television series resulting in six ESPN telecasts, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark has announced.   The historic PBA League will make […]


Each Region Gets Its Own ‘RPI’

August 29th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The PBA has created a new Regional Players Invitational series for the 2012-13 season that will give all PBA members an opportunity to qualify for a prestigious new regional championship event closer to home, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark has announced. The series — which will be conducted in the PBA’s East, South, Central, Midwest, Southwest […]


PBA Inks Deal With Shamrock

July 25th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

The Professional Bowlers Assn. has retained Shamrock Sports and Entertainment to provide strategic marketing and sponsorship development services.



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