The Professional Bowlers Association Southwest Region announced today that 15-time PBA Regional Tour champion and Colorado native Tyler Jensen will be inducted into the PBA Southwest Region Hall of Fame for 2020.
Jensen, who now lives in Fort Worth, Texas will be inducted into the Performance category for an outstanding career to date. He has won 15 PBA Regional events, had 51 top five finishes, and achieved 14 300-games in PBA regional competition.
His lifetime earnings from the PBA is over $245,000 with more than $169,000 coming from PBA regional competition.
Jensen joined the PBA as an 18-year-old in 2002 and claimed his first PBA Regional title in San Antonio, Texas in 2005. His 15th win came at Shawnee, Okla.’s FireLake Lanes in 2015 where his induction ceremony will take place later this year on Dec. 5. The ceremony will be a part of PBA GRAND Casino/Hotel/Resort Southwest Invitational weekend.
Jensen currently is employed as the Chief Business Development Officer overseeing operations in Asia for Storm Products.
Ticket information for the Southwest Region Hall of Fame ceremonies will be announced at a later date.
PBA Southwest Region Hall of Fame Inductees
Dick Atkinson (Hallmark Lanes, Killeen, Texas)
Ed Autry (College Bowl, Texarkana)
Chris Skillings (FireLake Lanes, Shawnee, Okla.)
James (Jimbo) Evans
Joe Ellison (Junction City Bowl)
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