Norm Duke’s epic win of 2-pattern 2019 Go Bowling! PBA Indianapolis Open shows John Handegard’s record could be in trouble in 2021
JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2019 6:00 pm
An emotional Norm Duke embraces the trophy after winning the 2019 Go Bowling! PBA Indianapolis Open. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
John Handegard made PBA history when he defeated PBA Hall of Famer Mark Williams 278–247 to win the 1995 Northwest Classic and become the oldest player ever to win a PBA title at 57 years, 55 days.
That broke Buzz Fazio’s 30-year-old record set when Fazio won a PBA Tournament in 1964 at age 56.
As the most prolific champion in PBA history and a man who kept himself in fairly good shape, Walter Ray Williams Jr. seemed like the most logical candidate to break Handegard’s...