Posts Categorized: People

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 »

The Late, Great Billy Hardwick

By Kevin Bickel For those of you who don’t know, Billy Hardwick was a PBA Hall of Famer who passed away Saturday November 16, 2013. Hardwick is considered one of the greatest players in PBA history; he was selected as the 12th greatest player of all time during the 2008-09 PBA season. Hardwick was the… Read more »

The 900 Series

By Kevin Bickel 900. 36 in a row. 3 consecutive 300’s. Bowling’s pinnacle scoring achievement demands respect no matter how you say it. The first sanctioned 900 series was bowled by Glenn Allison in 1982 and remains the most infamous 900 series ever bowled. The American Bowling Congress, bowling’s governing body at the time, denied… Read more »