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Main Event, Brunswick Ink New Contract

March 14th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

A pioneer in bowling-anchored entertainment, Main Event Entertainment, has chosen Brunswick to help it provide a state-of-the-art bowling experience in its entertainment and dining centers. “Main Event has worked with Brunswick since the opening of its first center, and the relationship has evolved and grown along with the company over the years,” said Main Event […]


QubicaAMF Becomes Title Sponsor of PBA Regional Tour

March 9th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The Professional Bowlers Association on Wednesday announced that a partnership agreement has been signed with QubicaAMF Worldwide, a world leader in bowling capital equipment and state-of-the-art automatic scoring technologies, that will bolster the extensive QubicaAMF PBA Regional Tour program. Under the partnership agreement, QubicaAMF’s participation assures the prize funds for the more than 150 tournaments […]


New Hall of Fame Honor for John Davis

March 8th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Kegel Founder, John Davis, has been elected posthumously to the Polk County (Florida) Sports Hall of Fame. Davis, along with his wife, Linda, and the late David Jennings, founded Kegel in 1981, and he dedicated his life to improving the sport of bowling. Davis will enter the Hall of Fame in the Contributor category for […]


Track Signs Dom Barrett to Pro Staff

March 7th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Track Signs Dom Barrett to Pro Staff

Track Bowling has announced the signing of Dom Barrett to its national pro staff. Barrett, nicknamed “The Dominator,” is a four-time PBA Tour title winner, claiming the 2011-12 Scorpion Open, 2012-13 Qatar Open, 2014 Qatar Open, and the 2012-13 PBA World Championship. Barrett said he felt that not only is the timing right to sign […]


DV8, Motiv Become Level 2 Sponsors of PWBA Tour

March 4th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

DV8 and Motiv will have their brands showcased on the Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour in 2016 as the companies have joined 900 Global, Brunswick, Columbia 300, Hammer, Roto Grip and Storm as registered product sponsors. Each brand is a Level 2 sponsor for the 2016 PWBA Tour season. Level 2 sponsors are entitled to full […]


GoBowling.com Named Title Sponsor of 2016 PWBA Players Championship

March 1st, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The Professional Women’s Bowling Association announced today that GoBowling.com will return as a sponsor for the 2016 season and will be the title sponsor of the Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship. GoBowling.com, a destination for bowling fans and enthusiasts seeking news and information about bowling, was a sponsor of the PWBA Tour during its re-launch […]


Alaska City Accepting Proposals on 12-Lane Center

February 26th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Have you ever toyed with the idea of getting into the bowling business, while at the same time living in a place of great natural beauty? Well, the Alaska city of Kenai could provide the answer. The 12-lane Alaska Lanes, located next door to a grocery store, has been closed since last summer, when its […]


Ultimate Bowling Names Kost V.P. of Sales and Marketing

February 24th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Ultimate Bowling Names Kost V.P. of Sales and Marketing

Ultimate Bowling CEO, Roger Brunette, has announced that Dave Kost will be joining the Indiana-based company as Vice President of Sales & Marketing, effective immediately. Kost, a native of Pittsburgh, most recently worked for Storm Products Inc., serving in multiple roles but most recently as Public Relations Manager and Staff Manager. During his tenure at SPI, […]


Pepsi Becomes ‘Official Soft Drink’ of PWBA Tour

February 23rd, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Pepsi Becomes 'Official Soft Drink' of PWBA Tour

      \         Terry Bigham USBC Communications ARLINGTON, Texas – The Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) today announced a new sponsorship deal making Pepsi the official soft drink of the 2016 PWBA Tour. As part of the agreement, Pepsi will be the title sponsor of the PWBA Tour stop in […]


Connecticut Center to Close in May, Ending Half-Century Run

February 22nd, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Connecticut Center to Close in May, Ending Half-Century Run

A Connecticut bowling institution, Sky Top Lanes in Torrington, will close on May 3. The center is being sold to a developer, who reportedly will keep the on-site gym and fitness center, but revealed no plans for the bowling operation. The 20-lane Sky Top Lanes has been operated by the DeDominicis family for close to […]





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