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Brian LeClair Wins First Career PBA50 Tour Title in Thrilling Fashion

June 11th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Brian LeClair Wins First Career PBA50 Tour Title in Thrilling Fashion

Brian LeClair of Delmar, N.Y., competed on the PBA Tour for 18 seasons without a title. But now, bowling as a rookie on PBA’s Tour for players 50 and over, he can lay claim to his first national PBA title after winning the PBA50 Fountain Valley Open presented by Track Wednesday at Fountain Bowl. The […]


Russell Surprises Himself with Badger Open Win

June 10th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Russell Surprises Himself with Badger Open Win

Jerry Schneider Professional Bowlers Association Of the three animal pattern events that make up the Oklahoma’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Summer Swing, the Badger Open was the one Ronnie Russell thought he was least likely to win. For a player who gets better results playing on PBA’s shorter lane conditions, Russell surprised even […]


Weber’s 233 Average Tops Qualifying at PBA50 Fountain Valley Open

June 10th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Weber's 233 Average Tops Qualifying at PBA50 Fountain Valley Open

Jerry Schneider Professional Bowlers Association Fresh off his Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open win last week, Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer, Pete Weber, of St. Ann, Mo., averaged 233 to earn top qualifier honors Tuesday for the PBA50 Fountain Valley Open presented by Track at Fountain Bowl. Weber, who is trying for his second […]


67-Year-Old Ted Staikoff Leads PBA50 Fountain Valley Open First Round

June 9th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

67-Year-Old Ted Staikoff Leads PBA50 Fountain Valley Open First Round

Jerry Schneider Professional Bowlers Association After competing on the PBA50 Tour for 17 years with a best finish of third, 67-year-old Ted Staikoff of Black Hawk, S.D., is hoping his lead after the first round of qualifying in the PBA50 Fountain Valley Open presented by Track Monday might be a sign of even better things […]


O’Neill Honored as May Bowler of the Month

June 9th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

O'Neill Honored as May Bowler of the Month

Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Penn., has been selected as the May 2015 Kegel Bowler of the Month by the International Bowling Media Association. O’Neill downed reigning PBA Player of the year, Jason Belmonte, of Australia, 247-172 for the PBA Oklahoma Open crown. O’Neill then defeated Tommy Jones of Simpsonville, S.C., 191-164, for the King of […]


Patrick Allen Wins 26th Regional Title

June 8th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Patrick Allen Wins 26th Regional Title

By Russ Mills PBA East Region Director Patrick Allen of Mt. Kisco, N.Y., defeated Marshall Kent of Yakima, Wash., 257-244, to win the Professional Bowlers Association Homefield Bowl Open presented by MOTIV at Homefield Bowl Sunday. After qualifying seventh in the field of 104, Allen posted an 8-4 match play record to qualify third for […]


Weber Defeats Forkel to Win First Senior U.S. Open Title

June 6th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Weber Defeats Forkel to Win First Senior U.S. Open Title

Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Pete Weber of St. Ann, Mo., won the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm Friday to join fellow Hall of Famer, Norm Duke, of Clermont, Fla., as the only players to win U.S. Open titles on both the PBA and PBA50 Tours. Weber, who has won a […]


PBA Spare Shots: Sizzling Summer Schedule on Tap for PBA Competitors, Fans

June 5th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The summer of 2015 is about to become one of the most competitive in years for PBA members, with five exclusive Xtra Frame tournaments, the first four of seven PWBA Regionals, a number of PBA50 Tour events, a full calendar of traditional PBA standard/PBA50/PWBA Regional Challenge qualifying events, and a significant international tournament in Japan. […]


Weber Takes Lead Heading Into Final Round of Match Play at Senior U.S. Open

June 5th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Weber Takes Lead Heading Into Final Round of Match Play at Senior U.S. Open

Jerry Schneider Professional Bowlers Association Heading into this afternoon’s final eight-game match play round of the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm, PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber moved into the lead after the sixth round thanks to a 6-2 match play record and 1,753 actual pinfall total (219 average). Weber is trying […]


Defending Champ Duke Charges Into Senior U.S. Open Lead

June 5th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Defending Champ Duke Charges Into Senior U.S. Open Lead

Jerry Schneider Professional Bowlers Association Defending champion Norm Duke of Clermont, Fla., posted a 14-2 match play record and averaged 218.8 after the fifth round to charge into the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm lead Thursday at the Suncoast Bowling Center. The reigning PBA50 Player of the Year’s performance in match play […]



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