PBA Women's Series

PBA WSOB

09/07/09

PBA Mega TV Weekend

Saturday and Sunday Results

PBAWSOBLogo_small.jpgA roster of more than 30 of the world’s top bowling stars, including the finalists in the PBA Women’s and Senior World Championships is set for a grand finale television weekend Saturday and Sunday Sept 5 and 6 to conclude the five-week PBA World Series of Bowling. Thunderbowl’s Arena Bay in Detroit will come full circle as the site for six ESPN television events at noon, 3:30 and 7 p.m. each day. These scores may not have been broadcast on television yet.

2009-10 PBA Tour #7

09/05/09

Malott to bowl for first major title in PBA World Championship

It'll be Miller vs. Sullins, Pluhowsky vs. Kulick for Senior and Women's World Championships titles

200910PBAWesMalott_small.jpgReigning Professional Bowlers Association Player of the Year Wes Malott (pictured left) of Pflugerville, Texas, will get his chance to win the PBA World Championship and his first Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour major title on Dec. 13 at Northrock Lanes in Wichita, Kan. Thomas Smallwood, Rhino Page and Bill O'Neill also advanced to the finals on Dec. 13. Earning berths in the Women's World Championships title match were Shannon Pluhowsky and Kelly Kulick. Harry Sullins and Hugh Miller are the Senior World Championships finalists.

2009-10 PBA Tour #7

09/05/09

Malott advances in upset-filled PBA World Championships

Eleven of 16 seeded players eliminated in Friday's early best-of-seven-game match play action

200910PBAWesMalott_small.jpgReigning PBA Player of the Year Wes Malott of Pflugerville, Texas, is still alive in the PBA World Championships tripleheader at Thunderbowl Lanes, but 11 of the 16 players who earned byes for two rounds went home Friday. In total, one of seven players in the PBA World Championship, three of four women in the Women's World Championship, and one of four in the Senior World Championship who were exempt from the first two rounds of best-of-seven-game, single-elimination match play survived Friday's early rounds. Malott, the top qualifier in the men's field, defeated Martin Larsen of Sweden, 4-3, to advance to Friday night's Round of 8.

2009-10 PBA Tour #7

09/04/09

Malott, Mohr, Pluhowsky pace PBA World Championships qualifiers

Swede Martin Larsen advances to Round of 16

200910PBAWesMalott_small.jpg2009PBAS08RonMohr_small.jpgReigning PBA Player of the Year Wes Malott (l.) led the field of 40 PBA World Championship finalists at Thunderbowl Lanes Thursday by sitting on the sidelines, resting. Malott, Ron Mohr (r.) and Shannon Pluhowsky were the top qualifiers after 24 games in the PBA, PBA Women's and PBA Senior World Championships, respectively, which earned each of them – and a handful of others – byes for the first two rounds of best-of-seven-game, single elimination match play.

2009-10 PBA Tour #7

09/03/09

Malott, Mohr, Kulick pace PBA World Championships after three rounds

Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, Mich. (Aug. 30-Sept. 4, 2009)

200910PBAWesMalott_small.jpgReigning PBA Player of the Year Wes Malott (pictured left) of Pflugerville, Texas, claimed the third round lead in the PBA World Championship at Thunderbowl Lanes Wednesday. Kelly Kulick of Union, N.J., and Ron Mohr of Eagle River, Alaska, retained their leads in the PBA Women's and Senior World Championships, respectively. The top 40 men, 36 seniors and 20 women's advance to a six-game cashers round Thursday morning to determine seeding positions for best-of-seven-game, single-elimination match play rounds

2009-10 PBA Tour #7

09/02/09

Scroggins, Mohr, Kulick atop the leaderboards in PBA World Championships after Round Two

Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, Mich. (Aug. 30-Sept. 4, 2009)

2007PBAMikeScroggins_small.jpg2009PBAS08RonMohr_small.jpgMike Scroggins (l.), trying for his third PBA major title, took the second round lead in the PBA World Championship at Thunderbowl Lanes Tuesday. First round leaders Kelly Kulick and Ron Mohr (r.) retained their leads in the PBA Women's and Senior World Championships respectively. All players in the three PBA World Championship events will bowl one more six-game qualifying round Wednesday to cut to the top 40 men, top 20 seniors and top 20 women


2009-10 PBA Tour #7

09/01/09

Williams, Mohr, Kulick hold early PBA World Championships leads

Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, Mich. (Aug. 30-Sept. 4, 2009)

200809PBAWalterRayWilliams_small.jpg200910PBAWSKellyKulick_small.jpgWalter Ray Williams Jr. (pictured left) seeking an eighth major title and a record 46th Professional Bowlers Association Tour victory, averaged 244.17 to take the early lead in the PBA World Championship at Thunderbowl Lanes on Monday. Three-time 2009 PBA Senior Tour champion Ron Mohr of Eagle River, Alaska, and Kelly Kulick (right) of Union, N.J., led the Senior and Women's World Championships, respectively. 

2008-09 PBA Women's Series

08/14/09

Baker and Bator are top qualifiers in PBA Women's Series Tour Viper and Chameleon TQRs

ImageImageTwo Michigan bowlers earned top qualifier honors in the PBA Women's Series presented by BOWL.COM Tour Qualifying rounds Thursday at Thunderbowl Lanes. Lindsay Baker (l.) of Grand Blanc finished first in the Viper Championship TQR, and Christine Bator (r.) of Warren, finished first in the Chameleon Championship TQR to earn berths in those championships. The Women's Series Viper Championship begins Saturday and the Chameleon Championship will be conducted Aug. 18-20.

PBA Women's Series

04/13/09

Dorin-Ballard almost a "10" in PBA Women's Series Showdown win

Hall of Famer breaks TV record with 20 consecutive strikes in women's special event

200809PBAWSCarolynDorinBallard2_small.jpgCarolyn Dorin-Ballard (pictured) was almost a "10" in recording one of the most unusual victories in her hall of fame bowling career at Kegel Training Center in Lake Wales, Fla. Dorin-Ballard, one of the most successful women bowlers in history, rolled a television record 20 consecutive strikes, including 11 in a row in the title match, to win the inaugural PBA Women's Series Showdown presented by the USBC which aired on ESPN Sunday. In an event that employed the Johnny Petraglia Scoring System for the first time on national television, Dorin-Ballard posted a near-perfect score of 11 in the Championship Round Title match to nip Jodi Woessner by a single point and rising star Stefanie Nation by two points.

PBA Women's Series

04/12/09

Catch the Showdown in the PBA Women's Series on ESPN

Kegel Training Center in Lake Wales, Fla. (April 12, 2009)

PBAWomensSeries_small.jpgKTCLogo2_small.jpgSix of the nation's top women bowlers will return to television this weekend, competing in a radically different bowling format for a $25,000 first prize in the Professional Bowlers Association's inaugural Women's Series Showdown presented by the United States Bowling Congress. The special event, to be hosted by Kegel Training Center in Lake Wales, Fla., will result in a back-to-back one-hour shows which will air on ESPN on Sunday, April 12, from 1-3 p.m.

PBA Women's Series

02/14/09

Six top women bowlers to return to TV in Women's Series showdown

USBC-sponsored season-ending special event to feature unique Petraglia Scoring System

PBAWomensSeries_small.jpg Six of the nation's top women bowlers will return to television in April, competing in a radically different bowling format for a $25,000 first prize in the Professional Bowlers Association's inaugural Women's Series Showdown presented by the United States Bowling Congress. The special event, to be hosted by Kegel Training Center in Lake Wales, Fla., will result in a back-to-back one-hour shows which will air on ESPN on Sunday, April 12, from 1-3 p.m. Eastern. The Showdown will use a unique scoring format created by PBA and newly-elected USBC Hall of Famer Johnny Petraglia.

PBA Women's Series

01/22/09

Macpherson completes field for first PBA Women's Series showdown

New ESPN Bowling Event to be presented by the United States Bowling Congress

PBAWomensSeries_small.jpg As the winner of the Bayer Earl Anthony Medford Classic PBA Women's Series title Sunday, Wendy Macpherson (right) of Henderson, Nev., landed the sixth and final berth in the first Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Women's Series Showdown presented by the United States Bowling Congress. The special event will air on ESPN April 12 from 1-3 p.m. ET. The Showdown will be conducted at the Kegel Training Center in Lake Wales, Fla.

PBA Women's Series

11/21/08

New televised event added to 2008-2009 PBA Women's Series

200809PBAWSMichelleFeldman_small.jpg 200809PBAWSStefanieNation_small.jpg The PBA Women's Series will feature a bonus televised event for the 2008-2009 season – the PBA Women's Series Showdown presented by the USBC. During the 2008-2009 season, the winner from each of the six individual PBA Women's Series events will automatically earn a spot into the field of six for the PBA Women's Series Showdown.  Two players have already qualified for this special event – Stefanie Nation (l.), who won the Pepsi Viper Championship Women's Series and Michelle Feldman (r.), who won the Chameleon Championship Women's Series.

2008-09 PBA Women's Series #1

11/03/08

Stefanie Nation wins season opening event of the 2008-09 PBA Women's Series in Omaha

Thunder Alley in Omaha, Neb., United States (Oct. 29 - Nov. 2, 2008)

200809PBAWSMichelleFeldman_small.jpg 200809PBA02StefanieNation2_small.jpg Stefanie Nation (left) of Arlington, Texas defeated Michelle Feldman (right) of Auburn, N.Y. in the championship match of the PBA Viper Championship women's series en route to win the first her first career PBA title in the opening event of the 2008-09 PBA Women's Series. Nation, the No. 2 seed, a veteran of last year's inaugural PBA Women's Series which is sponsored by the United States Bowling Congress (USBC), defeated top seeded Feldman in the championship match, 225-200.

2008-09 PBA Women's Series #1

11/01/08

Feldman, Nation to bowl for Women's title in Omaha

Thunder Alley in Omaha, Neb., United States (Oct., 29 - Nov., 2, 2008)

200809PBAWSStefanieNation_small.jpg 200809PBAWSMichelleFeldman_small.jpg Michelle Feldman (l.) led the PBA Women's Series, sponsored by the U.S. Bowling Congress (USBC), after the match play round at the PBA Viper Championship to earn her spot in the championship match live on ESPN Sunday at 1 p.m. EST. Feldman finished won seven of her nine matches in match play and finished with 5208 pins and an average of 217.30 for 23 games. In the title match, Feldman will meet Stefanie Nation (r.), who took the No. 2 seed with 5079 (211.70).

2008-09 PBA Women's Series #1

10/31/08

Pluhowsky leads top 10 into Women's Series Match Play in Omaha

Thunder Alley in Omaha, Neb., United States (Oct., 29 - Nov., 2, 2008)

200809PBAWSMichelleFeldman_small.jpg 200809PBAWSShannonPluhowsky_small.jpg Shannon Pluhowsky (pictured left) led the 16-player field in the PBA Women's Series Qualifying at the Pepsi Viper Championship in which the top 10 women advanced to Friday’s match play. Pluhowsky, one of only two lefties in the Women’s Series field, moved from third after the first 7-game block to finish as the leader, with a 14-game total score of 3032.  Pluhowsky, who averaged 216.57, led second-place Michelle Feldman (r.) by 29 pins. Friday’s competition continues with a 9-game match play round after which the field will be cut to the final two

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