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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
April 4th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off
Australia’s Jason Belmonte is trying to become just the fourth player in Professional Bowlers Assn. history to earn PBA Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year honors, but PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke and a pair of spoilers will try to derail Belmonte’s bid in the finals of the Pepsi PBA Elite […]
February 29th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off
Pete Weber became the most successful bowler in U.S Open history Sunday, winning the most challenging major title in bowling for a record fifth time with a strike on his final ball in the 10th frame to nip top qualifier Mike Fagan, 215-214. Weber, who came into the stepladder finals as the No. 4 qualifier, […]
January 29th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off
Mike Fagan scored a come-from-behind 246-213 victory over Chris Barnes to capture the 2012 Alka Seltzer Plus Liquid Gels USBC Masters title at Strike Zone at Sunset Station in Henderson, Nev. Fagan rolled seven strikes in the last six frames to bounce back from a 6-7-10 split in the 1st. Barnes rolled strikes in four […]
January 6th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off
All-time great Don Carter has passed away.
November 17th, 2011 by bobjohnson | Comments Off
PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke will have an opportunity to move into a tie for third place on the all-time PBA titles list after advancing to the finals of the Pepsi PBA Elite Players Championship Wednesday at South Point Bowling Center in Las Vegas. Duke, currently tied with fellow Hall of Famer Mark Roth for […]
June 23rd, 2011 by bobjohnson | Comments Off
Ron Mohr has established himself as the player to beat on the PBA Senior Tour — and that’s saying something, considering the circuit also features the winningest player in PBA history, Walter Ray Williams Jr.