The women's finals of the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico, featured two of the most experienced players, defending champion Ann-Maree-Putney
(right), Australia, and Zara Glover
, England, and a 20-year-old youngster, No. 1 seeded Jasmine Yeong-Nathan
. When the dust had settled the Singaporean (left) won the first-ever World Cup title for her country firing two huge games (263, 298) to dethrone Putney, two-games-to-none. In the opening match, Putney flew past No. 3 Zara Glover of England, 2-0.