European Bowling News Overview

2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/05/09

Williams, Gross, Karlsson and Thurlby to bowl for the title in 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria (Sep. 29 - Oct. 4, 2009)

2009VOStuartWilliams6_small.jpg2009VOThomasGross_small.jpgStuart Williams (l.), England, earned the No. 1 seed for the stepladder of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open starting 5pm at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. Bowlingdigital will be providing live streaming throughout the four-player shootout. Williams finished with 2776 12-game total to lead second placed Thomas Gross (r.), Austria by 26 pins. In the opening match, Tobias Karlsson, Sweden will take on Rob Thurlby, England. The winner will receive the 6.000 Euro first-place check.


2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/04/09

Tore Torgersen shoots 1428 to led top 18 into Final Round 3

2009VOSlideToreTorgersen3_small.jpgNorway's Tore Torgersen posted a huge 1429 series Saturday afternoon at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria, en route to lead the top 18 players - 15 men and 3 women - into the third an final round before the stepladder finals of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open.
Bowlingdigital will provide live streaming from the final rounds on Sunday, Oct. 4 at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria and from the stepladder finals starting at 5pm local time.


2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/04/09

Lynda Barnes leads Final Round 1 in 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Timo Alho shoots the thrird 300 game of the tournament

2009VOBarnesLohschmidGuerrero_small.jpgLong-time Team USA member Lynda Barnes, United States, came out of the gates quickly Sunday morning at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria to lead Final Round One in the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open. The 2008 USBC Queens and Clash of Champions winner rolled games of 214, 233, 277, 213, 204 and 214 to lead the field of 56 players with 1403 pinfall total including 48 pins handicap and an average of 225.83. 

 


2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/04/09

Guerrero/Williams wait until the last moment to win the Doubles event in Vienna

Williams shoots 1488 to win the Singles qualifying

2009VOClaraGuerreroStuartWilliams_small.jpgTwo World Ranking Masters champions, Clara Juliana Guerrero, Colombia, and Stuart Williams, England, joined forces in the 17th and final squad to win the Doubles of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open. PBA exempt player Williams led the duo with an outstanding 1488 series, which also propelled him atop the leaderboard in Singles, and two-time world champion Guerrero added 1307, for 2795 pinfall total. The duo will split the 1600 Euro top prize.

England

10/04/09

Europe holds a comfortable lead after Day Two in Weber Cup

2009WeberCupLogo_small.jpg

Team Europe is on course for their first Weber Cup victory since 2005 as they took the evening session 4-2 to increase their lead to 11-7 in the race to 17 competition. The Americans could count themselves unlucky as they lost a couple of close ones and Chris Barnes had an equipment malfunction that scuppered his chances. Europe though have the Weber Cup in their sights and only a startling reversal of fortune will give the American team a chance of a Sunday victory.

2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/04/09

Lars Nielsen sits in the driver's seat in 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Ends on Saturday night with Desperado Squad

2009VOLarsNielsen_small.jpg2009VOMikkaHirvonen_small.jpgLars Nielsen (l.) posted just the second 1400-plus series of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open in the penultimate qualifying squad on Saturday afternoon. Nielsen started out commandingly with 246, 268, 259 and 256 (1029/4) and closed out his et with 176 and 209 for 1414, an average of 235.67. Mikko Hirvonen (r.), Finland, who had 1408 in the pervious squad, fell to second place with Dutch Lisanne Breeschoten, in third place with 1396.

England

10/04/09

Europe takes a two-point lead in Weber Cup after Session #2

Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England (Oct. 2-4, 2009)

2009WeberCupLogo_small.jpgTeam Europe enjoyed a tremendous afternoon at the 2009 Weber Cup as they won the Saturday afternoon session 5 -1 to open up a two point lead at Metrodome in Barnsley. Dominic Barrett and Mika Koivuniemi both won a doubles and singles match and captain Osku Palermaa weighed in with two doubles matches. In fact, only Jason Couch and Pete Weber, in a doubles match, added to the US tally.


2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/04/09

Hirvonen, Barnes crack top 8 in 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Concludes with four regular Squads and the Desperado Squad

2009VOMikkaHirvonen_small.jpg2009VOLyndaBarnes2_small.jpgFinn Mikko Hirvonen (l.) posted the first 1400-series in the 15th qualifying squad of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open Saturday afternoon at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. Hirvonen used a high game of 289 to shoot into the lead in the overall Singles standings with 1408 pinfall total and an average of 234,67. Team USA's Lynda Barnes (r.) had high games of 254 and 256 to jump into 8th place with 1356.

2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/03/09

Women dominate Squad 14 in 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Concludes with four regular Squads and the Desperado Squad

2009EBT02GhislainevanderTol_small.jpgFour women, one Dutch and three Danes, led Squad 14 in the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. Ghislaine van der Tol (pictured left), Netherlands, currently the No. 10 in the EBT rankings, led the way with 1296 including 48 pins handicap, a standard for women on the European Bowling Tour, en route to move into 27th place in the overall qualifying standings. Lotte Huobo Pedersen, Denmark, was mere one pin behind with 1295 (28th overall) and was followed Britt Brøndsted and on her 24th birthday, Anja Ginge Jensen, both with 1293 (30th and 31st).


England

10/03/09

USA leads Europe after Day One in 2009 Weber Cup

Tommy Jones shoots another 300 game at Barnsley Metrodome

2009WeberCupLogo_small.jpgThe 10th annual Weber Cup got underway at the Barnsley Metrodome on Friday night and it was defending champion, United States, who got off to the better start courtesy of some stellar performances from their big guns. Tommy Jones recorded his second 300 game in successive years. Play continues on Saturday afternoon with singles and doubles matches and it is the first team to reach 17 points on Sunday night that takes home the coveted trophy.

2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/03/09

German national team members set the tone in Squad 13 at Vienna Open

Concludes with four regular Squads and the Desperado Squad

2009VODavidCanadyTinaHulsch_small.jpgDavid Canady (pictured left) and Tina Hulsch (r.), both members of the German national team, set the tone in the 13th qualifying squad of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open on Friday night. Canady moved into second place in the Singles event with 1393 six-game total and an average of 232.17 and teamed with Hulsch to also overtake second place in the Doubles competition with 2645. Qualifying will continue on Saturday with the final four squadsand the Desperado Squad.

2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/03/09

No changes atop the Singles and Doubles leaderboard in Vienna

Brian Voss leads Squad 12 but doesn't improve

2009VOBrianVoss3_small.jpg24-time PBA champion Brian Voss (pictred left) bowled his second qualifying squad in the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open and once gain, the PBA Hall of Famer was the best player. Voss had games of 222, 214, 243, 196, 197 and finished with a huge 278 to lead the squad with 1350 six-game total and an average of 225. The 1350 would have been good for sixth place in Singles. However, Voss' 1376 series from Squad 9 still stands and he remained in second place in the overall qualifying standings. Lisanne Breeschoten, Netherlands, held on to the lead with 1396.

2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/03/09

Nicki Ainge cracks top 8 in Squad 11 in 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria (Sep. 29 - Oct. 4, 2009)

2009VOSlideNickiAinge2_small.jpg2009VOLyndaBarnes2_small.jpgEngland's Nicki Ainge (l.) led the 11th qualifying squad of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open in Singles and Doubles on Friday afternoon. Ainge currently the No. 4 in the European Bowling Tour women's rankings had five games between 201 and 213 and a high game of 265 for 1344 pinfall total including 48 pins handicap en route to move into sixth place in Singles. Ainge teamed with Team USA's Lynda Barnes to overtake second place in Doubles with 2632.

2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/02/09

Lisanne Breeschoten takes the pole in 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

2009VOLisanneBreeschotren2_small.jpg2009VORowbyRodriguez4_small.jpgLisanne Breeschoten (l.), Netherlands, had a 1396 pinfall total Friday morning at Plus Bowling to jump into the lead in the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open. Breeschoten rolled games of 222, 200, 268, 256, 171 and 231 for 1348 scratch and added 48 pins handicap, a standard for women on the European Bowling Tour, for 1.396. Thomas Larsen, Denmark, and 15-year-old Austrian Rowby Rodriguez (r.), easily overtook the lead in Doubles after 10 of 17 squads with 2681. 


2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/02/09

PBA Hall of Famer Brian Voss powers his way into the lead in 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria (Sep. 29 - Oct. 4, 2009)

2009VOBrianVoss2_small.jpg24-time PBA champion and PBA Hall of Famer Brian Voss (pictured) showed an outstanding performance Thursday night at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria, to shoot into the lead in the qualifying of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open. Voss, rolled games of 219, 214, 263, 244, 213 and 223 for 1376 six game total and an average of 229.33. Former PBA exempt player Tore Torgersen, Norway, was 17 pins behind with 1359 followed by Joonas Jehkinen with 1332. Jehkinen and Juha Immonen, both Finland, overtook the lead in Doubles with 2603 (216.92).


2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/02/09

Petra Korkiamäki finishes Squad 8 with big game to take the lead in Vienna

Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria (Sep. 29 - Oct. 4, 2009)

2009VOSPetraKorkiamaki_small.jpgFinland's Petra Korkiamäki (pictured left) finished the 8th squad with a huge 252 game which gave her the lead in the qualifying of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open Thursday evening at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. Korkiamäki tied Mik Stampe, Denmark at 1329 pinfall total and moved to the top due to the higher last game. Mike Quarry and Rob Thurlby, England, teamed to overtake the lead in Doubles with 2545 pinfall total and an average of 212,08. Qualifying continues on Thursday with Squad 9 at 8pm.

2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/01/09

Danes take the lead in Doubles and Singles at 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria (Sep. 29 - Oct. 4, 2009)

2009VOMikStampe_small.jpgMik Stampe (pictured) from Denmark led his compatriot Anders Lousdal into the pole position in Doubles and also overtook the lead in Singles in the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open Thursday afternoon at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. Stampe used two high games for a 1329 six-game series, an average of 221.50 over six games. He had a slow start into the day with games of 189 and 204, then fired 260 and 277 before he closed out the set with 190 and 209. Lousdal added 1164 for a pinfall total of 2493 and an average of 207.75.


2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/01/09

Leo Grundschober cracks 1300-bar to lead Vienna Open after Day Two Qualifying

Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria (Sep. 29 - Oct. 4, 2009)

2009VOLeoGrundschober2_small.jpgLeo Grundschober (pictured), Austria, became the first player who cracked the 1300-bar in the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open to shoot into the lead after the sixth qualifying squad Wednesday night at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. The Austrian national team member had games of 256, 245, 203, 191, 179 and 236 to lead the field of 158 players with 1310 pinfall total and an average of 218.33 over six games. Qualifying continues on Thursday with Squads 7, 8 and 9 at noon, 4pm and 8pm.


2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/01/09

Anton Stiel beats high score by two pins to take the lead in Vienna

Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria (Sep. 29 - Oct. 4, 2009)

2009VOAntonStiel_small.jpg2009VOReneLandl_small.jpgAustrian senior bowler Anton Stiel (pictured left) had games of 234, 190, 202, 223, 236 and 203 during the fifth squad to overtake the lead in the qualifying of the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open with 1288 six-game total and an average of 214-67. Stiel beat out Austrian national team member Rene Landl for the top spot in Squad 5 by 21 pins which earned him an automatic berth into the finals. The sixth and last spot will be at stake in Squad 6 on Wednesday night.


2009 European Bowling Tour #11

10/01/09

Tim Friedrich overtakes qualifying lead in 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria (Sep. 29 - Oct. 4, 2009)

2009VOTimFriedrichs_small.jpgTim Friedrichs (pictured left), Germany, finished the fourth qualifying squad Wednesday afternoon at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria , with a double en route to overtake the lead in the 7th Columbia 300 Vienna Open. Friedrichs tied previous leader Franz Hahn at 1286, an average of 214.33 for six games, but edged the Austrian due to the higher last game, 193 to 191. Friedrichs teamed with Jens Grieger to lead Squad 4 also in the doubles competition. with 2446 but the two Gemans fell 21 pins short of the lead.


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