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2016 U.S. Open is Vegas-Bound

March 9th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

2016 U.S. Open is Vegas-Bound

Terry Bigham USBC Communications ARLINGTON, Texas – The 2016 U.S. Open will take place at the South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas this fall. The tournament has a tentative start date of Oct. 31, with the specific date for the live broadcast of the stepladder finals on CBS Sports Network still to be determined. […]


Indiana Bowler Sets Two USBC Scoring Records

February 17th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

ARLINGTON, Texas – Erica Cutler of Fort Wayne, Ind., threw 34 consecutive strikes Sunday at the Fort Wayne USBC Women’s Bowling Association City Tournament, and the performance helped her break two national scoring records. The 33-year-old right-hander started her doubles set with a 4-7 spare conversion and then struck on her next 34 shots, before […]


Several Ball Companies to Unite for Industry Showcase During Bowl Expo

February 15th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Some of bowling’s largest bowling ball brands will come together under the lights of Las Vegas to create the first-ever Industry Showcase, to be held during Bowl Expo week, which runs from June 27-July 1. The Industry Showcase, a result of unprecedented cooperation among Brunswick Bowling Products LLC, Ebonite International and Storm Products Inc., will […]


Simonsen Makes History With USBC Masters Victory

February 14th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Junior Team USA member Anthony Simonsen defeated Canadian Dan Maclelland, 245-207, to win the 2016 USBC Masters, becoming the youngest player ever to capture a PBA major championship at 19 years and 39 days of age. Full report in our Pro Bowling department shortly. Complete feature coverage by Dennis Bergendorf in the April issue of […]


Maclelland Ends Malott’s Run at the Masters

February 14th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

USBC Masters Woodland Bowl, Indianapolis Stepladder Match 3 Dan Maclelland defeated Wes Malott, 216-213 Malott led from the get-go, but left a 2-8-10 split in the 9th frame to give Maclelland the lead. The Canadian could have doubled in the 10th to wrap it up. He got one strike, but left a 2-7 split to […]


Masters: Malott Keeps Rolling With Win Over Loschetter

February 14th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

USBC Masters Woodland Bowl, Indianapolis Stepladder Match 2 Wes Malott defeated Chris Loschetter, 258-201 Malott started with a five-bagger, but after an extended break due to technical difficulties with the telecast, he left a 10-pin. However, Loschetter couldn’t overcome a missed 4-7 in the 3rd frame, and Malott cruised to a 57-pin victory. Results here […]


Malott Defeats Daugherty in Masters Stepladder Opener

February 14th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

USBC Masters Woodland Bowl, Indianapolis Stepladder Match 1 Wes Malott def. Tom Daugherty, 258-189 Results here as they occur. Full report in our Pro Bowling department shortly after the ESPN telecast. Complete feature coverage by Dennis Bergendorf in the April issue of Bowlers Journal International.  


Teen Masters Adds $4000 Billy Hardwick Scholarship Award

February 7th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

New Scholarship offered at 20th Annual Championships this summer Billy Hardwick is a bowling legend, but at the end of his first year on the PBA Tour, 1962, no one would have predicted it. In that first season, he entered 17 events and failed to cash in any of them. He was discouraged, to say […]


CBS Sports Network to Televise PWBA Tour, Many Other Bowling Events in 2016

February 1st, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

CBS Sports Network to Televise PWBA Tour, Many Other Bowling Events in 2016

Jason Overstreet USBC Communications PWBA Tour, Junior Gold Championships, new USA Bowling finals and Intercollegiate Championships included in new 23-event national TV package ARLINGTON, Texas – The United States Bowling Congress has reached an agreement with CBS Sports Network to televise 23 major championship bowling events in 2016 and 2017, highlighted by the U.S. Open, as […]


USBC, BPAA ‘In Final Stages’ of Talks to Televise Championship Finals of 2016 PWBA Tour Events

January 28th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Television coverage of the PWBA Tour is a possibility in 2016, according to those close to the negotiations. During a “town hall” meeting at the BPAA Bowling Summit in Honolulu this week, it was confirmed that negotiations are under way to make that happen. However, it was emphasized that nothing was set in stone, and […]





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