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Unassuming and under-the-radar, quietly dominant Thomas Larsen the appropriate winner for the 2021 USBC Masters, where the lane pattern was the story

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:00 pm
Thomas Larsen with the 2021 USBC Masters trophy. Photo by USBC.
Thomas Larsen is unassuming and under-the-radar, a pro’s pro who is well appreciated by his peers but unknown by most bowling fans. In other words, the smooth right-hander from Denmark could be considered the perfect winner for a USBC Masters where the brutally difficult lane pattern was the story. The truth is that this Masters belonged to Larsen as soon as match play started, and his win should have come as no surprise. But few probably noticed as they focused on their favorite...