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The 11th Frame: Shannon O'Keefe on her long climb to the top of the bowling mountain, and what she aims for after finally reaching the top

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:00 am

Shannon O'Keefe rolls a shot during her win in the 2018 USBC Queens in May. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
The top male and female professional bowlers of 2018 could not have taken more different paths to the top. Whereas Andrew Anderson seemingly came out of nowhere to become PBA Player of the Year in 2018, as I detailed in this Q&A Wednesday, Shannon O’Keefe took years to reach the top of the bowling mountain and become PWBA Player of the Year in 2018. There were times O’Keefe knew she wasn’t good enough. And times she was told she wasn’t good enough when she thought...

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