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No longer a major bridesmaid: Jakob Butturff redefines his career by winning 2019 USBC Masters

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, April 1, 2019 10:30 pm
Jakob Butturff exults after getting a major monkey off his back by winning the 2019 USBC Masters on Monday night. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
It would be difficult to overstate all that was at stake for Jakob Butturff in Monday night’s title match of the 2019 United States Bowling Congress Masters at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas. Win his first major title and Butturff suddenly would be hot on Jason Belmonte’s heals in the 2019 PBA Player of the year race, and a giant step closer to the PBA and USBC Halls of Fame. But lose in the title match of a major for the fourth time and Butturff suddenly would see his career be...