BRYANNA COTÉ WINS 2021 PWBA ITRC CLASSIC

ARLINGTON, Texas – After almost five years, three heartbreaking runner-up finishes and a global pandemic, Bryanna Coté of Tucson, Arizona, found her way back to the winner’s circle on the Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour. Everything about the 34-year-old right-hander’s journey to the trophy this week at the 2021 PWBA ITRC Classic was different than her […]

O’KEEFE RALLIES TO WIN 2021 PWBA BOWLERS JOURNAL CLASSIC

ARLINGTON, Texas – In case anyone had questions about how the events of the last year affected Shannon O’Keefe and her momentum on the Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour, the two-time reigning PWBA Player of the Year offered a quick reminder that she’s still the player to beat by winning the 2021 Bowlers Journal Classic, the […]

Guaranteed Rate Becomes Title Sponsor of the 2021 PBA Tour on FOX

PBA Tour Returns to FOX Sports’ FS1 on Sunday, Jan. 24 New York, NY – The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) announced today that Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the country, has signed on as the Title Sponsor of the 2021 PBA Tour season when it returns to FOX Sports on Sunday, Jan. 24. “We’re thrilled to […]

PWBA TOUR TO BEGIN 2021 SEASON WITH KICKOFF CLASSIC SERIES

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour will make its return to the lanes this week at the International Training and Research Center as the 2021 season gets underway with the start of the PWBA Kickoff Classic Series. The Kickoff Classic Series, which features three national tour stops and one regional event, will run […]

Simonsen, Lavoie, Smallwood, Troup, Svensson Earn Top Seeds for PBA Players Championship Regional Finals

Eleven of the 25 berths go to non-champions New York, NY – Established PBA stars Anthony Simonsen (West Region), François Lavoie (Southwest), Tom Smallwood (Central), Kyle Troup (East) and Jesper Svensson (South) claimed the top seeds for their respective PBA Players Championship regional stepladder finals. After 28 games of qualifying, eleven non-champions inserted themselves into four […]

PBA Announces First Half of the 2021 Tour Schedule on FOX

2021 PBA Tour to Feature Five Majors and Brand-New Events New York, NY – Today, the Professional Bowlers Association announced the first half of the 2021 PBA Tour, featuring five majors and brand-new events when it returns to Fox Sports on Sunday, Jan. 24. The 2021 PBA Tour kicks off Friday, Jan. 15 with the PBA Players […]

BOWLING PROGRAMS AT TWO HIGH SCHOOLS RECEIVE $2,500 GRANTS

ARLINGTON, Texas – Two high school bowling programs recently were awarded $2,500 grants through the High School Assistance Grant Program, part of the Youth Education Services (YES) Fund. The High School Grant Program accepts applications from schools that can show a financial need for their bowling program because of budget cuts or other changes, or schools […]

Marshall Kent Moves To Big Bowling

Airway Heights, Washington – Big Bowling is proud to announce the addition of Marshall Kent to the Big Bowling Pro Staff. Kent, a 4-time Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Champion, and 10-time member of Team USA joins Rhino Page (Airway Heights, Washington), Andrew Cain (Phoenix, Arizona) & Pontus Andersson (Sweden) as part of the Big Bowling Professional Staff. […]

PRELIMINARY USBC RESEARCH SHOWS STRING PINSETTER PINFALL STATISTICALLY DIFFERENT

ARLINGTON, Texas – The United States Bowling Congress released a preliminary research report as part of a comprehensive scoring study of string pinsetters. A full data report is published on BOWL.com. Click HERE to see it now. The research data shows string pinsetters yield a lower strike percentage and leave a higher percentage of multi-pin spare combinations, compared […]

BPAA CANCELS MID-WINTER BOWLING SUMMIT IN NASHVILLE

Arlington, Texas – The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA) today announced the cancellation of its annual Mid-Winter Bowling Summit in Nashville, Tenn. scheduled for January 17-19, 2021 at the Omni Hotel. Due to a growing number of cases of COVID-19 nationally, CDC forecasts for a surge post-holidays, and overall health and safety guidelines, the […]