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The 11th Frame: Jason Belmonte makes familiar call for 1-squad PBA Tour after B squad dominates qualifying at PBA Wilmington Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:00 pm

Andrew Anderson leads the PBA Wilmington Open after Tuesday's qualifying. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Squad equity has been an issue in bowling for as long as I have been competing in top-level events, which is more than four decades. In somewhere around 500 PBA tournaments, I’ve been both the beneficiary and victim of horrible squad inequity: I think the worst I saw was a 14-2 split for 16 match play spots in a PBA Regional. Obviously, squads are not all created equal in talent or style, but the PBA Tour always has tried to make sure there wasn’t an obvious imbalance of...

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