PBA50 (formerly PBA Senior Tour)

2014 PBA50 Tour #5

06/12/14

Walter Ray Williams Jr. powers into top qualifier honors at USBC Senior Masters

Williams averages 236.8 to lead the top 64 of 310 players into double-elimination match-play; bowling fans can watch match play and stepladder finals live on BOWL.com's BowlTV

2013PBA50WalterRayWilliams2_small.jpgAfter three rounds of qualifying at the 2014 USBC Senior Masters, Walter Ray Williams Jr. (pictured) of Ocala, Fla., earned top qualifier honors heading into match play. The USBC Hall of Famer finished with a 15-game total of 3,553 (236.8 average) to lead a field of 310 of the top senior bowlers age 50 and older at South Point Bowling Center. The top 64 players after qualifying advanced to the double-elimination match-play bracket, which begins at 8 a.m. Pacific Thursday live on BOWLTV.

2014 PBA50 Tour #5

06/11/14

Brian Voss maintains lead at USBC Senior Masters after Round 2

Voss averages 238.2 for 10 of 15 qualifying games; defending champion Pete Weber is 25 pins behind in second place; average for top 64 is currently 213.0

2014PBA5005BrianVoss2_small.jpgBrian Voss (pictured) of Centennial, Colo., maintained his lead after two rounds of qualifying at the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Senior Masters but defending champion Pete Weber of St. Ann, Mo., is lurking close behind. Voss, a USBC Hall of Famer, popped a 298 game in Tuesday's second round and now leads with a 10-game total of 2,382 (238.2 average) at South Point Bowling Center in Las Vegas. He is on top of a field of 310 of the top senior bowlers age 50 and older.

2014 PBA50 Tour #5

06/10/14

Brian Voss on top at USBC Senior Masters after Round 1

Hall of Famer averages over 240 to lead the field of 310 of the top senior bowlers age 50 and older

2014PBA5005BrianVoss_small.jpgUSBC Hall of Famer Brian Voss (pictured) of Centennial, Colo., put up the top score in the opening round of qualifying Monday at the 2014 USBC Senior Masters. Voss had a five-game total of 1,207 (241.4 average) to lead the field of 310 of the top senior bowlers age 50 and older in the world at South Point Bowling Center. Voss fired games of 224, 246, 257, 266 and 214 en route to the overall lead after the opening round. All players return Tuesday for the second round, which begins live BowlTV at 8 a.m. Pacific.

2014 PBA50 Tour #5

06/08/14

Pete Weber looks to win second straight Senior Masters title

Hall of Famer automatically has a spot in the three-game double-elimination bracket portion of the event; bowling fans can watch every round of the Senior Masters live on BOWL.com's BowlTV

2014USBCSeniorMastersLogo2_small.jpg United States Bowling Congress Hall of Famer Pete Weber said winning the 2013 USBC Senior Masters ranked right up there with all of his other victories in his illustrious career. Weber will have an opportunity to experience that feeling again next week when he takes to the lanes as the event's defending champion at the South Point Bowling Center in Las Vegas. He again will take on a field of nearly 300 of the world's best bowlers age 50 and older.

2014 PBA50 Tour #4

06/07/14

Norm Duke defeats Pete Weber in Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open

PBA50 Tour rookie becomes first player to win U.S. Open titles on PBA and PBA50 Tours; in an all-Hall of Fame stepladder final, Duke wins his second PBA50 Tour title and first major

2014PBA5004NormDuke_small.jpg PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke (pictured) of Clermont, Fla., won the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Dexter Friday to become the first player to win a U.S. Open title on both the PBA and PBA50 Tours. The 50-year-old Duke who is competing as a rookie on the PBA50 Tour this season, defeated fellow Hall of Famer Pete Weber of St. Ann, Mo., 214-174, in the championship match at the Suncoast Bowling Center. It was Duke's first major and second title of the season.

2014 PBA50 Tour #4

06/06/14

Pete Weber leads Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open after first round of match play

Five Hall of Famers holding the top five positions after the fifth round have won a combined 165 PBA Tour titles; 24-player match play field to bowl two more rounds Friday to determine top four for stepladder finals

2014PBAPeteWeber_small.jpg2014PBANormDuke_small.jpgPete Weber (l.) of St. Ann, Mo., led a group of PBA Hall of Famers holding the top five positions after the fifth round of the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Dexter Thursday at the Suncoast Bowling Center. With a 5-3 record after Thursday's first match play round and an 8,042 overall pinfall total, Weber held a 129-pin lead over Norm Duke (r.) of Clermont, Fla., in second who finished match play with a 7-1 record and 7,913 pinfall.

2014 PBA50 Tour #4

06/05/14

Pete Weber continues to set pace after Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open third round

Field cut to top 53 for Thursday's final qualifying round

201213PBA22PeteWeber2_small.jpgHoping to add a Senior U.S. Open title on the PBA50 Tour to his record five U.S. Open titles on the PBA Tour, Pete Weber (pictured) continued to set the pace after third round qualifying Wednesday in the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Dexter. The PBA Hall of Famer bowled a 1,428 six-game pinfall total with games of 224, 179, 224, 287, 248 and 266 in the third round to bring his overall 18-game qualifying pinfall to 4,181 (232.28 average) leading 53 players who advanced to Thursday's final qualifying round.

2014 PBA50 Tour #4

06/04/14

300 game helps Pete Weber move into Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open lead after Round Two

Weber leads two-time defending champion Amleto Monacelli by 25 pins heading into Wednesday's third qualifying round

2014PBAPeteWeber_small.jpgPBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber (pictured) of St. Ann, Mo., bowled a 300 in the final game of second-round qualifying Tuesday to take the lead in the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Dexter at the Suncoast Bowling Center in Las Vegas. Weber bowled games of 245, 228, 192, 203, 214 and 300 in the second round bringing his overall 12-game qualifying pinfall total to 2,753 (229.4 average). He holds a 28-pin lead over first-round leader and two-time Senior U.S. Open defending champion Amleto Monacelli of Venezuela.

2014 PBA50 Tour #4

06/03/14

Amleto Monacelli averages 237.5 to lead First Round in Suncoast PBA50 Senior U.S. Open

Two-time defending champion holds 17-pin lead over fellow two-time winner Wayne Webb

2013BrunswickSeniorProStaffWayneWebb_small.jpg2012PBASTourRotYAmletoMonacelli_small.jpgTwo-time defending champion Amleto Monacelli (l.) of Venezuela averaged 237.5 Monday to lead the first round of the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Dexter at the Suncoast Bowling Center. In his quest to become the Senior U.S. Open's first three-time winner, Monacelli bowled a 1,425 six-game pinfall total. He holds a 17-pin lead over fellow Hall of Famer Wayne Webb (r.) of Columbus, Ohio, who won the event in 2008 and 2009.

2014 PBA50 Tour #4

05/28/14

Defending champion Monacelli hoping to become Senior U.S. Open's first three-time winner

PBA50 Tour's first major of the 2014 season returns to Suncoast Bowling Center June 1-6

2013PBA5006AmletoMonacelli3_small.jpgTwo-time defending champion Amleto Monacelli (pictured) of Venezuela will try to become the first player to win the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Dexter three consecutive times when the PBA50 Tour's first major of the 2014 season returns to the Suncoast Bowling Center June 1-6. Monacelli will be among a field of more than 180 of the nation's top professional and amateur players ages 50 and older who will compete in the most challenging test of the season.

2014 PBA50 Tour #3

05/01/14

Parker Bohn III wins PBA50 Miller High Life Classic for first PBA50 Tour title

In another battle of PBA greats, Bohn defeats Pete Weber, 232-229, in championship match of third tournament of the season; Bohn becomes the third consecutive Hall of Famer to win a PBA50 Tour tournament

2014PBA5003ParkerBohnIII_small.jpg PBA Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III (pictured left with center manager Paul Kreins, right) of Jackson, N.J., finished the championship match of the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic presented by Columbia 300 with six consecutive strikes to win his first PBA50 Tour title Wednesday at George Pappas' Victory Lanes. Overcoming a 4-6-7-8-10 split and open in the third frame, Bohn defeated fellow Hall of Famer Pete Weber of St. Ann, Mo., 232-229 in the championship match.

2014 PBA50 Tour #3

04/30/14

Pete Weber dominates PBA50 Miller High Life Classic Qualifying

PBA Hall of Famer rolls his second perfecto of the tournament in Round 2 Qualifying; leads the top 40 players into Wednesday's match play rounds

201213PBA14PeteWeber2_small.jpgFeeling like he's never bowled better, Pete Weber (pictured) averaged 256.25 after second-round qualifying to lead a field of 40 players who advanced to match play in the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic at George Pappas' Victory Lanes. The PBA Hall of Famer finished qualifying with a 4,100 16-game pinfall total rocketing away from the field and his nearest competitor, fellow Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III, who finished a distant second 258 pins behind with 3,842.

2014 PBA50 Tour #3

04/29/14

Pete Weber averages 248 to lead PBA50 Miller High Life Classic after First Round Qualifying

Weber, Harry Sullins, Dennis Rakauskas and Sammy Ventura achieve perfection during the first of two eight-game qualifying rounds

2014PBAPeteWeber_small.jpgPBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber (pictured) of St. Ann, Mo., averaged 248.8 to lead first-round qualifying in the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic presented by Columbia 300 Monday. The 2013 PBA50 Rookie of the Year finished Monday's round with a 1,991 pinfall total at George Pappas' Victory Lanes to hold a 53-pin lead over Mike Dias of Lafayette, Colo., who finished the round in second with 1,938. The 140-player field returns Tuesday for the second eight-game qualifying round before the cut to the top 40 players, who will determine the champion.

2014 PBA50 Tour #2

04/23/14

Norm Duke wins UnitedHealthcare Sun Bowl In The Villages for first PBA50 Tour title

Bowling in his second PBA50 Tour tournament, Duke defeats Tom Baker 256-228 in championship match; stepladder finals features five PBA Hall of Famers representing 164 PBA Tour titles including 28 majors

2014PBANormDuke_small.jpg In a stellar stepladder final that included five PBA Hall of Famers representing 164 PBA Tour titles, Norm Duke (pictured) of Clermont, Fla., emerged as the winner of the PBA50 UnitedHealthcare Sun Bowl In The Villages presented by Radical Tuesday capturing his first PBA50 Tour title. Bowling in his second PBA50 Tour tournament, after finishing second in last week's season-opening Pasco County Open, Duke defeated four-time PBA50 Player of the Year Tom Baker of King, N.C., 256-228, in the title match at Spanish Springs Lanes.

2014 PBA50 Tour #2

04/22/14

Bo Goergen averages 239.6 to lead qualifying in PBA50 Sun Bowl In The Villages

Goergen leads field of 32 players heading into Tuesday's match play rounds

2011PBASBoGoergen_small.jpg2013PBA50TomBaker_small.jpgBo Goergen (l.) of Sanford, Mich., averaged 239.6 after Monday's second round to lead qualifying in the PBA50 UnitedHealthcare Sun Bowl In The Villages presented by Radical at Spanish Springs Lanes. Goergen finished qualifying with a 3,834 pinfall for 16 games to lead 32 players from the 158-player field who advanced to Tuesday's match play rounds. He held a one-pin lead over four-time PBA50 Player of the Year Tom Baker (r.) of King, N.C., in second with 3,833.

2014 PBA50 Tour #2

04/21/14

Brian Cooper averages 245 to take first round lead in PBA50 Sun Bowl In The Villages

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2013PBA50TomBaker_small.jpgBrian Cooper (l.) of Henderson, Nev., averaged 245 to take the first-round lead in the PBA50 Sun Bowl In The Villages Sunday at Spanish Springs Lanes. Cooper, who had a 1,960 eight-game pinfall total, held a four-pin lead over four-time PBA50 Player of the Year and Hall of Famer Tom Baker (r.) of King, N.C., and Bill Henson of Westerville, Ohio, who tied for second with 1,956. The 158-player field will return Monday for another eight-game qualifying round.

2014 PBA50 Tour #2

04/18/14

One year later, Joe Scarborough still being recognized for historic 900 series

North Carolina electrical contractor among sold-out field of 160 in PBA50 UnitedHealthcare Sun Bowl In The Villages presented by Radical

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It was just a year ago that Joe Scarborough (pictured) of Charlotte, N.C., made bowling history by rolling the first and only 900 series in PBA history at the PBA50 Sun Bowl In The Villages at Spanish Springs Lanes. Scarborough, a PBA50 Tour rookie bowling in only his second tournament, rolled three consecutive 300 games to start his first qualifying round. Scarborough will return to the scene of bowling history when the PBA50 UnitedHealthcare Sun Bowl In The Villages gets underway April 19.

2014 PBA50 Tour #1

04/16/14

Amleto Monacelli wins third career PBA50 Tour title in Pasco County Open

Monacelli defeats fellow Hall of Famer Norm Duke 259-190 in championship match of 2014 PBA50 Tour season opener

2014PBA5001AmletoMonacelli_small.jpg Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Amleto Monacelli of Venezuela, a 19-time winner on the PBA Tour, notched his third career PBA50 Tour title Tuesday by winning the season-opening Pasco County Open at Lane Glo Bowl. In a battle between two Hall of Famers, Monacelli (second from right) defeated 37-time PBA Tour winner Norm Duke of Clermont, Fla., bowling in his first PBA50 Tour event, 259-190, in the championship match.

2014 PBA50 Tour #1

04/15/14

Darin Hays continues to lead after Round Two Qualifying in PBA50 Pasco County Open

PBA50 Tour debutants Parker Bohn III and Norm Duke sit in second and third place as field is cut to 40 players for match play in first tournament of the season

2014PBA5001DarinHays_small.jpg201213PBAParkerBohn2_small.jpgDarin Hays (l.) of Wesley Chapel, Fla., proved that taking the first round lead in the PBA50 Pasco County Open was no fluke by averaging 251 for eight games Monday to retain his lead after the second round. Finishing with a 4,039 total (252.4 average) after the second round, Hays held a 99-pin lead over PBA Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III (r.) in second with 3,940. Hays led a field of 40 players who advanced to Tuesday's match play rounds.

2014 PBA50 Tour #1

04/14/14

Darin Hays takes first round lead in PBA50 Pasco County Open

Florida bowler hoping to make career comeback

2014PBA5001DarinHays.jpgDarin Hays (pictured) of Wesley Chapel, Fla., averaged 253.5 to take the first round lead in the 2014 PBA50 season-opening Pasco County Open Sunday at Lane Glo Bowl. The 51-year-old bowled a remarkably consistent 2,028 eight-game pinfall total with games of 247, 246, 247, 240, 247, 290, 245 and 266. Hays was primarily a PBA regional player from the early 1980s until 2005 when he broke his ankle in a car accident. He is hoping to return to PBA competition on a regular basis after having surgery to fuse his ankle joint two years ago.

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