Australia

Australia

10/20/13

Tenpin Bowling Australia honors Sporting Greats

Champion bowler Barbara Richmond, bowler/coach Eric Jang inducted into the Tenpin Bowling Australia Hall of Fame

2013TBAHoFBarbaraRichmondEricJang_small.jpgIn recognition of more than 15 years commitment to the sport of tenpin bowling at the highest level, champion bowler Barbara Richmond from Caboolture and bowler/coach Eric Jang from Sydney were inducted into the Tenpin Bowling Australia Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place during a gala Presentation Dinner held in conjunction with the sport's National Championships. The induction included individual tributes by Hall of Famer, Bob Cook, honoring their distinctive achievements.

Australia

01/14/13

Australian National Youth Cup winners decided in close finish

2013AUSNYCNicoleWilliamsPaulWhite_small.jpg In what she described as the highlight of her bowling career, 20 year-old Nicole Williams (l.) from the Perth suburb of Baldivis scooped the women's title at TBA's National Youth Cup Sunday afternoon, Jan. 13, at AMF Joondalup in Perth. Paul White (r.) from Seabrook in Melbourne overtook top qualifier Brandon Tan from Singapore with a stunning 205.77 match play average to become the men's champion and secure his first significant title of his career.

2012 World Bowling Tour #12

10/28/12

Jason Belmonte beats Sean Rash to win his fifth PBA title in Australian Masters

Diandra Asbaty defeats Missy Parkin in all-U.S. affair to claim women's title

2012AUSMastersJasonBelmonteDiandraAsbaty_small.jpg Jason Belmonte (l.) of Australia defeated PBA Player of the Year Sean Rash, United States, 2-1, to win the World Bowling Tour's AMF Australian Masters Saturday at AMF Bowling Rooty Hill RSL in Sydney, Australia. Belmonte pocketed $25000 Australian Dollar (approx. USD 25,860) for the victory and was awarded a PBA international title, his fifth career PBA title. In an all U.S.-affair Diandra Asbaty (r.) swept Missy Parkin, 2-0, to win the women's title.

Australia

08/27/12

Rebecca Voukolos, Michael Little emerge victorious at 2012 New South Wales Open

City Bowl in Campbelltown, NSW, Australia (Aug. 25-26, 2012)

2012NSWOpenMichaelLittleRebeccaYoukolos_small.jpgRebecca Voukolos (r.) of Victoria and Michael Little (l.) of New South Wales upset top-seeded Carol Gianotti, of Western Australia, and Jason Belmonte (NSW) in the single-game stepladder finals to emerge victorious in the 2012 New South Wales Open Sunday at City Bowl in Campbelltown, Australia. Voukolos took down 16-time PWBA champion Gianotti, 194-191, to claim the women's title. Little defeated PBA star Belmonte, 236-216, in the men's title match.

Australia

04/24/12

Jason Belmonte scores hometown hattrick at historic Orange tournament By Lynne Clay

201112PBA15JasonBelmonte2_small.jpgReigning Orange Open champion, Jason Belmonte (pictured) clinched a third consecutive win by finishing 724 over the card and a 231.5 average in the 2012 Audi NSW Country Open in Orange Sunday, April 22. The spectacular hattrick capped a momentous week for Belmonte who recently returned from the completion of a highly successful season on the PBA Tour in the USA, just in time to share the joy of his wife Kimberly giving birth to their second child, Hugo.

Australia

04/13/12

Coupland, Putney qualify for 2012 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Australia's reps decided at Australian Open and Vic 150

2012BWCAUSQBenCouplandAnnMareePutney_small.jpg Melbourne's AMF Keon Park bowling center hosted a hectic schedule of bowling action over Easter as top bowlers from around the country battled for the coveted berths as Australia's representatives at the 2012 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Ben Coupland from Melbourne's Brighton East won the Australian Open, while former World Cup Ann-Maree Putney from Newcastle took the title in the Vic 150 event to qualify for the 48th BWC (dates and venue tbd).

Australia

04/12/12

Australian bowlers selected for 22nd Asian Championship; World Singles Championship

Two major events to be held in September in Hong Kong and Cyprus

2012TenpinBowlingAustraliaLogo_small.jpgAthletes ranging in age and bowling styles, and a mix of experience and emerging talent, will represent Australia at two of the sport's major events in September this year. A selection panel led by TBA National Coach, Chris Batson, today announced the teams for the 22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championship in Hong Kong from Sept. 2-11, and the inaugural WTBA World Singles Championship, to be held in Limassol, Cyprus, between Sept. 18-26.

Australia

01/16/12

AMF Masters International Challenge Matches 8 and 9 available to global audience

Watch also a video with the Highlights of this special event

2011AUSMastersLogo3_small.jpgDuring the 2011 AMF Australian Masters, a WTBA World Bowling Tour event, five Australian standouts took on a team of five international stars in a made-for-television competition series. The AMF Australian Masters International Challenge was held Thursday, Oct. 20 at AMF Bowling, Rooty Hill in Sydney. These shows are currently televised via the digital TV platforms of TVS Sydney, QCTV Brisbane, C31 Melbourne/Geelong, C44 Adelaide and WTV Perth, and will be available to a global audience online, 24 hours after being televised, via Youtube.

Australia

12/28/11

AMF Masters International Challenge Match 7 available to global audience

Watch now: Mika Koivuniemi & Dan MacLelland vs. Jason Belmonte & Jason Walsh

2011AUSMastersLogo3_small.jpgDuring the 2011 AMF Australian Masters, a WTBA World Bowling Tour event, five Australian standouts took on a team of five international stars in a made-for-television competition series. The AMF Australian Masters International Challenge was held Thursday, Oct. 20 at AMF Bowling, Rooty Hill in Sydney. These shows are currently televised via the digital TV platforms of TVS Sydney, QCTV Brisbane, C31 Melbourne/Geelong, C44 Adelaide and WTV Perth, and will be available to a global audience online, 24 hours after being televised, via Youtube.

Australia

12/25/11

AMF Masters International Challenge Matches 4-6 available to global audience

Watch now: Mika Koivuniemi vs. Jason Belmonte; Mike Fagan vs. Sam Cooley; and the Baker Teams Event

2011AUSMastersLogo3_small.jpgDuring the 2011 AMF Australian Masters, a WTBA World Bowling Tour event, five Australian standouts took on a team of five international stars in a made-for-television competition series. The AMF Australian Masters International Challenge was held Thursday, Oct. 20 at AMF Bowling, Rooty Hill in Sydney. These shows are currently televised via the digital TV platforms of TVS Sydney, QCTV Brisbane, C31 Melbourne/Geelong, C44 Adelaide and WTV Perth, and will be available to a global audience online, 24 hours after being televised, via Youtube.

Australia

12/21/11

Hometown salutes Australian two-hander Jason Belmonte

2011OrangeCivicReceptionJasonBelmonte_small.jpg The world-beating achievements of tenpin bowling champion Jason Belmonte were acknowledged this week at an impressive Civic Reception hosted by the Mayor of Orange City Council, Cr. John Davis (l.). Before a large audience of Orange citizens and distinguished guests including New South Wales MP, the Hon. Andrew Gee, Mayor Davis commended Belmonte (r.) on the combination of hard work, determination, natural talent and passion that has led to his outstanding success.

Australia

12/05/11

AMF Masters International Challenge Match 3 available to global audience

Watch now: Tommy Jones vs. George Frilingos

2011AUSMastersLogo3_small.jpgDuring the 2011 AMF Australian Masters, a WTBA World Bowling Tour event, five Australian standouts took on a team of five international stars in a made-for-television competition series. The AMF Australian Masters International Challenge was held Thursday, Oct. 20 at AMF Bowling, Rooty Hill in Sydney. These shows are currently televised via the digital TV platforms of TVS Sydney, QCTV Brisbane, C31 Melbourne/Geelong, C44 Adelaide and WTV Perth, and will be available to a global audience online, 24 hours after being televised, via Youtube.

Australia

11/25/11

AMF Masters International Challenge Match 2 available to global audience

Watch now: Dan MacLelland vs. Jason Walsh

2011AUSMastersLogo3_small.jpgDuring the 2011 AMF Australian Masters, a WTBA World Bowling Tour event, five Australian standouts took on a team of five international stars in a made-for-television competition series. The AMF Australian Masters International Challenge was held Thursday, Oct. 20 at AMF Bowling, Rooty Hill in Sydney. These shows are currently televised via the digital TV platforms of TVS Sydney, QCTV Brisbane, C31 Melbourne/Geelong, C44 Adelaide and WTV Perth, and will be available to a global audience online, 24 hours after being televised, via Youtube.

Australia

11/20/11

AMF Masters International Challenge Match 1 available to global audience

2011AUSMastersLogo3_small.jpgDuring the 2011 AMF Australian Masters, a WTBA World Bowling Tour event, five Australian standouts took on a team of five international stars in a made-for-television competition series. The AMF Australian Masters International Challenge was held Thursday, Oct. 20 at AMF Bowling, Rooty Hill in Sydney. These shows are currently televised via the digital TV platforms of TVS Sydney, QCTV Brisbane, C31 Melbourne/Geelong, C44 Adelaide and WTV Perth, and will be available to a global audience online, 24 hours after being televised, via Youtube.

Australia

10/26/11

Wu Siu Hong, Shannon Pluhowsky win men's and women's title in AMF Australian Masters

Originally published Oct. 23, 2011

2011AUSMWuSiuHong_small.jpg2011AUSMShannonPluhowsky_small.jpgHong Kong's Wu Siu Hong (l.) and Shannon Pluhowsky (r.), United States, captured the men's and women's titles in the AMF Australian Masters Saturday at AMF Bowling Rooty Hill RSL in Sydney, NSW, Australia and the 25,000 and 15,000 Australian Dollars top prize, resp. Siu Hong swept Mike Fagan, United States, in best-of-three games format, 2-0, while Pluhowsky flew past Sweden's Sandra Andersson to wrap up the women's title.

Australia

10/22/11

Purdue, Putney lead Final Round Two at AMF Australian Masters

Top 12 men and women meet top four qualifiers in Final Round Three

2009BWCAnnMareePutney2_small.jpgChristian Purdue and Ann Maree Putney (pictured), News South Wales, led Final Round Two of the AMF Australian Masters Friday at AMF Bowling Rooty Hill RSL in Sydney, NSW, Australia. Purdue knocked down 1368 pins, an average of 228 for six games and Putney had 1333 (222.17) to lead the top 12 men and the top 12 women into Final Round Three where they will join the top four qualifiers. The AMF Australian Masters is the 8th and last stop of the 2011 World Bowling Tour and offers total prize fund of 112,400 Australian Dollar.

Australia

10/20/11

Wu Siu Hong, Carol Gianotti atop the leader board at AMF Australian Masters

Mika Koivuniemi, Mike Fagan achieve perfection; qualifying ends on Friday

2011AUSMWuSiuHong_small.jpg2011AUSMCarolGianotti_small.jpgWu Siu Hong (l.) of Hong Kong and Australia's Carol Gianotti (r.) sit atop the leader board at the AMF Australian Masters and lead a field of 150 men and 60 women into the last day of qualifying Friday at AMF Bowling Rooty Hill RSL in Sydney, NSW, Australia. With three more qualifying squads to go on Friday, Siu Hong continued to lead the men's division with 1562 total, while Gianotti paced the women's field with 1375.

Australia

10/19/11

Wu Siu Hong, Rebecca Whiting overtake lead in AMF Australian Masters

Sean Rash shoots third perfecto of the World Bowling Tour event

2011AUSMWuSiuHong_small.jpg2011AUSMSeanRash_small.jpgHong Kong's Wu Siu Hong (l.) and Rebecca Whiting, of Victoria, Australia, powered their way into the lead in the AMF Australian Masters on Wednesday. Siu Hong posted the second 800-plus series in the men's division with 801 and added 761 to lead the 141-player men's field with 1562 total (260.33 Ave.). Four-time PBA champion Sean Rash (r.), United States, rolled the third 300 game of the tournament.

Australia

10/18/11

No changes atop the leader board of Australian Masters after Tuesday's qualifying

USA's Sean Rash, Shannon Pluhowsky leap into fifth place in the men's and women's division

201011PBASeanRash_small.jpg2011WWCShannonPluhowsky_small.jpgThe top four men and the top four women in the AMF Australian Masters remained unchanged during Tuesday's qualifying squads in Sydney, NSW, Australia. Jason Belmonte of New South Wales and Rochelle Mottlee, Queensland, continued to lead the 129 men and 57 women with 1531 and 1311, resp. Sean Rash (l.) and Shannon Pluhowsky (r.), United States, moved into fifth place with 1473 and 1271, resp.

Australia

10/18/11

Belmonte, Mottlee overtake qualifying lead in AMF Australian Masters

AMF Bowling Rooty Hill RSL in Sydney, NSW, Australia (Oct. 10-22, 2011)

201011PBA12JasonBelmonte_small.jpgJason Belmonte (pictured) of New South Wales and Queenslander Rochelle Mottlee overtook the lead in the men's and women's qualifying of the AMF Australian Masters at the end of Monday, Oct. 17 at AMF Bowling Rooty Hill RSL in Sydney, NSW, Australia. The 28-year-old two-hander added his two highest three-game series of 766 and 765 to lead the 119-player men's division with 1531 six-game total and an average of 255.17. Qualifying runs through Friday, Oct. 21st.

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