Posts Categorized: PBA

Staff Bowlers, The Benefits of a Sponsorship & Who Bowls for Who

All major bowling brands (and most of the smaller ones), from bowling ball manufacturers to accessory companies, have their own professional staff. Staff member positions are highly sought after. Being part of a professional staff conveys a bowler’s high skill level and the potential the company sees in a bowler. Most companies have different tiers of… Read more »

The Best Bowlers of All Time & of the Last 5 Years

Creating a ‘Best Bowlers of All Time’ list isn’t easy. There have been thousands of outstanding players in the history of the game. There are dozens of factors and criteria that can be used to determine a player’s quality, such as career earnings, annual earnings, tournaments won, tournaments placed, career average, tournaments cashed relative to tournaments bowled,… Read more »

Swing & Release

By Kevin Bickel We all do the same thing: approach, swing, release. But it’s not about what we do, it’s about how we do it. That’s what separates the professionals from the amateurs. It’s obvious when watching the pros bowl (or anyone for that matter) that they each have their own unique style. What’s not… Read more »

How Much Do Professional Bowlers Make?

By Kevin Bickel There are a lot of reasons to become a professional bowler but the salary is not one of them. Over the PBA’s 56 year history, only 40 players have earned more than $1,000,000 over the course of their careers. In the 2012-2013 season, the top 3 earners were: Sean Rash (USA) – $248,317… Read more »