What Happens in Vegas

by Bob Johnson 0

… gets reported in the March issue of Bowlers Journal International.

BJI reporters were on hand for Mika Koivuniemi’s $250,000 victory — and near-perfecto — in the PBA Tournament of Champions… as well as for Chris Barnes’ triumph in the PBA World Championship.

Full behind-the-scenes coverage of both events will be featured in the March issue of BJI.

Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson has received more national writing awards than any other bowling writer — close to 70 over the course of his 40-year career. He began at age 16 as a staff writer and then assistant editor for the weekly Pacific Bowler newspaper in his native California, and within three years was writing feature stories for Bowlers Journal. He has written for the magazine ever since, except for a five-year span when he was hired as the founding editor of another magazine. He moved to Chicago in 2000 and spent 13 years in the Windy City, including five as Bowlers Journal’s Editor. In 1975, Johnson received the Robert E. Kennedy Award as California’s top undergraduate high school journalist. Five years earlier, on the lanes, he had shared the Bantam Division Doubles championship in the Orange County Junior Bowling Association Championships. Today, he continues to work full-time for Bowlers Journal as its Senior Editor, to write his popular “Strikes Me” column, and to edit Luby Publishing Inc.’s weekly business-to-business Cyber Report.