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With wife expecting 4th child, Jason Belmonte tells USBC he will skip PBA Playoffs to head home to Australia

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, April 2, 2021 9:00 am
Jason Belmonte with his family after winning the 2020 PBA World Championship. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
With his wife expecting their fourth child, Jason Belmonte will skip the PBA Playoffs if he qualifies for them and head home to Australia, USBC’s Bowlers Journal International reported Friday. The 2021 KIA PBA Playoffs again will offer a $100,000 top prize (and a custom WWE Championship title belt), but in a season truncated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the field will feature just 16 players, down from 24 in the first two years of the Playoffs, as I detailed in this story. Belmonte is 18th...