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Back to being a professional Raisin hack — for now

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 5:00 pm
Back to being a professional Raisin hack — for now
This picture is from July 2016 when I bowled my last Midwest PBA Regional as a member (until now) and Midwest Region manager Rich Weber gave me my champion's banner to take home. Now that I have re-joined I will be bringing it back to the next Regional I compete in. Photo by Susie Fever.
I always intended to be a PBA lifer, even as my abilities and participation declined, if only to support the organization I joined in 1986 and that was such a giant part of my life. USBC changed that with the “enhancements” announced in October 2015 that forced us to break up the Eagle-winning McDowell-Richter-Richgels-Myers-Shady team in 2017, although it wasn’t until the rules were clarified in June 2016 that we understood that I needed to drop my card for our 10 to...