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Bill O'Neill holds off A.J. Chapman to win surprisingly high scoring title match of PBA Harry O'Neale Chesapeake Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:00 pm
Bill O'Neill on Sunday won the PBA Harry O'Neale Chesapeake Open. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
The bowlers in this weekend’s stepladder finals of the PBA Harry O'Neale Chesapeake Open had an additional foe besides the other bowlers: the Mike Aulby 38 lane pattern. The 38-foot Aulby pattern has 29.12 mL of oil and a main ratio of 1.8-1. Anyone watching the tournament on FloBowling saw the hazards of the nearly flat pattern: hang outside and hook in the middle that made hitting the pocket the main challenge, as opposed to carrying, which can be the main challenge for the best in the...