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The 11th Frame: Frank Zhao’s dream to come true with PBA China Tiger Cup to close 2019 PBA Tour season

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, December 28, 2018 5:00 pm

In December 2015, a delegation from the Chinese Bowling Association visited the U.S. for the first time, hosted by Brunswick Bowling Products and Frank Zhao of Longmarch Bowling, a Brunswick distributor in China. Here they are visiting the International Training and Research Center. Frank Zhao is at the far right of the standing row. Photo by Brunswick.
When I interviewed Chinese bowling entrepreneur and leader Frank Ningbo Zhao at the 2015 PBA World Series of Bowling in Reno, he talked of his dream to create a China Cup similar to the Japan Cup that has been a staple of the PBA Tour for decades. “We have people who are interested in supporting that,” Zhao told me in this lengthy story on his efforts to build the sport in China. That dream will come true, PBA announced in this news release on Friday that detailed how...

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