12 Competitors Advance to Grand Finale Livestreamed at 10 a.m. ET
New York, NY – On March 1, over 5,000 bowlers across 20 countries entered the first-ever PBA Bowlero Global Rumble powered by Lanetalk. Now after 68,000 games bowled and over 30,000 hours of competition, just 12 players remain in contention to become the first-ever champion and win a first-place prize of $10,000.
The 12 finalists will all compete on Saturday, April 17th and have one attempt to bowl their best two consecutive games submitted to Lanetalk. The bowler with the highest combined two-game total will be the winner!
Fans globally will be able to cheer and watch all the action as the competition will be livestreamed during a special PBA Bowlero Global Rumble show hosted by PBA Tour Champion Kyle Troup and Fox Sports’ Color Analyst Randy Pedersen. The livestream will begin at 10 a.m. ET on PBA.com/Rumble.
The first-of its kind worldwide competition has been thrilling and the 12 remaining players across the six conferences proved that there is immense talent across the globe. Seven players even rolled perfect 300 games to advance to the Grand Finale.
In the United States Conferences, two players reside on the West Coast in Colorado and Arizona, while four live on the East Coast in Virginia, New York, and Pennsylvania. In the International Conferences, two players reside in Norway, with one player each from Denmark, Malaysia, Romania, and Sweden.
The top 12 finalists are:
- Al Wolff – Bowlero Wheat Ridge – Wheat Ridge, Colo.
- Alec Johnson – Bowlero Via Linda – Tempe, Ariz.
- David Powers – AMF Williamsburg – Williamsburg, Va.
- Jeremy Milito – AMF East Meadow Lanes, East Meadow, N.Y.
- Sam Dewitt – AMF Mt. Lebanon Lanes – Pittsburg, Pa.
- Brian Rigler – AMF Bristol Pike Lanes – Croydon, Pa.
- Ahmad Aidil – Mega Mall Bowling Centre – Malaysia
- Kevin Lindbladh – Höganäs Bowling – Sweden
- Aleksander Persson – Vallø Bowling – Norway
- Trygve Johansen – EVJE BOWLING – Norway
- Romeo Gagenoiu – IDM Bowling – Romania
- Mikkel Sorenson – Kolding Bowlinghal – Denmark
Fans can view all the scores from the semi-finals at pba.com/rumble#leaderboard.
For more information on the PBA Bowlero Global Rumble powered by Lanetalk, please visit PBA.com/Rumble.
About Bowlero Corp
Bowlero Corp is the worldwide leader in bowling entertainment, media and events. With more than 300 bowling centers across North America, Bowlero Corp serves over 28 million guests each year through a family of brands that includes Bowlero, Bowlmor Lanes, and AMF. In 2019, Bowlero Corp acquired the Professional Bowlers Association, the major league of bowling, which boasts thousands of members and millions of fans across the globe. For more information on Bowlero Corp, please visit BowleroCorp.com.
About the PBA
The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated to the sport of bowling and its professional competition, with thousands of members and millions of fans throughout the world. The PBA plays host to bowling’s biggest tournaments from the PBA Tour, PBA Regional Tour, and PBA50 Tour. In 2020, the PBA launched PBA Jr., a club for elite youth bowlers under the age of 17 and the PBA Pinsiders, a membership for fans of the sport. For more information, please visit PBA.com.
Lanetalk provides the leading global bowling platform for live scoring, statistics, training and online competitions. Founded 2011, Lanetalk has connected more than 700 bowling centers in 40 countries. The Lanetalk app is utilized by thousands of amateur and professional bowlers to track their scores to get insights and to bowl with anyone, anywhere. The giant statistics database includes more than 130 million games from around the world. The mobile app can be downloaded from Apple App Store or Google Play. For more information, please visit Lanetalk.com.