Superior Performance Jeff Richgels
Richgels broke through with his first of four USBC Open Championships victories in the 1986 team event. In 1997, he won the all-events title, rolling 90 clean frames. He also won the doubles and team all-events titles in 2005. The 48-year-old Oregon, Wis., resident also won the 1985 U.S. Team Trials to earn a spot on Team USA that year. He represented Team USA at the FIQ American Zone Championships in Bogota, Colombia, where he won gold medals in team and trios. Richgels has 29 Professional Bowlers Association regional titles to his credit, along with dozens of certified perfect games and numerous certified 800 series. He was the 1985 Wisconsin Bowler of the Year and was inducted into the Madison (Wis.) Hall of Fame in 2008.
Note: Richgels also won the USBC Open Championships team title in 2011.