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Bent Petersen, Former QubicaAMF Executive Vice President, Dies

November 24th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Bent Petersen, Former QubicaAMF Executive Vice President, Dies

Former QubicaAMF Executive Vice President, Bent Petersen, died peacefully at home on Nov. 21. Born in 1932, Petersen was a much loved and respected member of the AMF family who retired from the company in 1998 after 36 years of service. Petersen joined AMF in 1962 in Sweden, and was heavily involved in the development of […]


USBC Concludes Re-Evaluation of Glenn Allison’s 900 Series

November 22nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

USBC Concludes Re-Evaluation of Glenn Allison's 900 Series

The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) recently concluded a re-evaluation of Glenn Allison’s 900 series award application from 1982. Allison received national attention for rolling a perfect series at La Habra Bowl in La Habra, California, on July 1, 1982.USBC’s predecessor organization, the American Bowling Congress (ABC), after inspection of the lanes, did not approve […]


USBC announces high average, series awards for 2013-14

November 16th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Former Team USA member Bryanna Caldwell of Red Rock, Arizona, and John Brockland of St. Charles, Missouri, have earned United States Bowling Congress Sport Bowling National High Average Awards for the 2013-2014 season. Caldwell, 28, claimed the women’s title by finishing the PBA Experience Summer league at Golden Pin Lanes with a 215 average for […]


UPDATED WITH WINNERS: Stepladder Finalists Set at 50th QubicaAMF World Cup

November 9th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

UPDATED WITH WINNERS: Stepladder Finalists Set at 50th QubicaAMF World Cup

UPDATE: Colombia’s Clara Guerrero, USA’s Chris Barnes win 50th QubicaAMF World Cup The players who emerged from round robin match play to qualify for the stepladder finals on both the men’s and women’s sides survived a torrid scoring pace that saw a record set on the women’s side and plenty of strikes on the men’s […]


Team USA’s Hamilton, Germany’s Börding Win World Cup Qualifying

November 7th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Team USA’s Brittni Hamilton held on during the final block of qualifying at the 50th QubicaAMF World Cup, which began this week at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland, to emerge the qualifying winner on the women’s side. Hamilton’s 20-game qualifying total of 4484 edged out Liza del Rosario of the Philippines, who had led […]


Three Elected to 2015 USBC Hall of Fame Class

November 7th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame will induct three new members in 2015–all in the Outstanding USBC Performance category–after their election by the USBC Hall of Fame Committee this week. Four-time USBC Open Championships titlist Gus Yannaras of Waukesha, Wisconsin, and two-time champion Sam Lantto of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, will join some of […]


Junior Gold Championships sites swapped for 2016, 2017

November 7th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Junior Gold Championships sites swapped for 2016, 2017

The Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master will move to Indianapolis in 2016, and the 2017 tournament will be held in Cleveland. Sites for the Junior Gold Championships previously were announced, but with Cleveland playing host to a major national convention in the summer of 2016, concerns were raised about the […]


Team USA’s Hamilton Surges into World Cup Lead, Germany’s Börding Still Dominant

November 7th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Team USA's Hamilton Surges into World Cup Lead, Germany's Börding Still Dominant

The third day of qualifying at the 50th QubicaAMF World Cup saw a lead change on the women’s side, as Team USA’s Brittni Hamilton surged ahead of Liza del Rosario of the Philippines, who had led for the first two days. Hamilton’s 1172 set of 225, 227, 238, 245, and 237 was the highest by […]


Börding, del Rosario Hold World Cup Leads

November 6th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Börding, del Rosario Hold World Cup Leads

Tobias Börding of Germany and Liza del Rosario maintained their leads in the men’s and women’s divisions respectively as the 50th QubicaAMF World Cup reached its halfway point at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland. Börding, whose dominant performance on day one saw him average nearly 20 pins better than the next-closest competitor with a […]


USBC, Kegel Extend Partnership

November 5th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Since 2006, the United States Bowling Congress and Kegel have worked hand-in-hand to provide fair and consistent lane conditions at USBC championship events. The companies recently agreed to extend their partnership to make Kegel the official lane maintenance provider for all USBC tournaments through December 2016. Kegel has provided lane maintenance equipment and supplies as […]



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