The Professional Bowlers Association has released its 2019 15-stop PBA50/60 Tour schedule that includes three majors and three new events. All of the PBA50/60 events are expected to be streamed live from start to finish by PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling.
Featured photo: Michael Haugen Jr., 2018 PBA50 Player of the Year.
After kicking off the season with the PBA50 Johnny Petraglia Open presented by Brunswick at Maple Countryside Lanes in Clearwater, Fla., April 14-17, the season’s first major returns to Spanish Springs Lanes in The Villages, Fla., April 22-26 for the PBA50 National Championship presented by Spanish Springs Lanes and Radical.
The season’s two other majors return to Las Vegas for the USBC Senior Masters June 2-9 at Sam’s Town and the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm June 9-14 at the Suncoast Bowling Center.
New events in 2019 will include the PBA50 Hamilton Lanes & Entertainment Center Open in Trenton, N.J., May 3-5, and two stops at Jax 60 Lanes in Jackson, Mich., the PBA50 Dave Small’s Jax 60 Open, July 30-Aug. 2, and PBA60 Dave Small’s Jax 60 Open, Aug. 3-5.
The PBA50 Tour will also make return trips to Mooresville, N.C., Brentwood, Calif., Monticello, Minn., Hammond, Ind., Anderson, Ind., and Wyoming, Mich.
There will be two other events for players 60 and over which are the USBC Super Senior Classic at Sam’s Town, May 29-June 2, and PBA60 Dick Weber Championship presented by 900 Global Aug. 4-7 at Pro Bowl West in Goshen, Ind., to close out the season.
Players can enter beginning March 4 online at pba.com or by downloading an entry form and emailing it to Mary von Krueger at [email protected]
2019 PBA50 Tour Schedule
- April 14-17 – PBA50 Johnny Petraglia BVL Open presented by Brunswick, Maple Countryside Lanes, Clearwater, Fla.
- April 22-26 – PBA50 National Championship presented by Spanish Springs Lanes and Radical, Spanish Springs Lanes, The Villages, Fla.
- April 28-May 1 – PBA50 Mooresville Ford Open presented by Columbia300, Victory Lanes Family Entertainment Center, Mooresville, N.C.
- May 3-5 – PBA50 Hamilton Lanes & Entertainment Center Open, Hamilton Lanes & Entertainment Center, Trenton, N.J.
- May 25-28 – PBA50 Northern California Classic presented by MOTIV, Harvest Park Bowl, Brentwood, Calif.
- May 29-June 2 –USBC Super Senior Classic, Sam’s Town, Las Vegas.
- June 2-9 – USBC Senior Masters, Sam’s Town, Las Vegas.
- June 9-14 – Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm, Suncoast Bowling Center, Las Vegas
- July 9-12 – PBA50 River City Extreme Open presented by Hammer, River City Extreme, Monticello, Minn.
- July 15-18 – PBA50 South Shore Open presented by Ebonite, Olympia Lanes, Hammond, Ind.
- July 20-23 – PBA50 Dave Small’s Championship Lanes Classic presented by Roto Grip, Dave Small’s Championship Lanes, Anderson, Ind.
- July 25-28 – PBA50 Spectrum Lanes Open, Spectrum Lanes, Wyoming, Mich.
- July 30-Aug. 2 – PBA50 Dave Small’s Jax 60 Open, Jax 60, Jackson, Mich.
- Aug. 3-5 –PBA60 Dave Small’s Jax 60 Open, Jax 60, Jackson, Mich.
- Aug. 7-9 – PBA60 Dick Weber Championship presented by 900 Global, Pro Bowl West, Fort Wayne, Ind.
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