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Unorthodox Dylan Taylor beats PBA Tour superstar Francois Lavoie twice to win 2021 New Mexico Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, August 22, 2021 7:00 pm
Dylan Taylor in his unorthodox starting position during the stepladder finals as he won the 2021 New Mexico Open. Screen shot from BowlStreamTV webcast.
I’ve long been fascinated by successful unorthodox athletes, from Jim Furyk in golf to Pete Rose in baseball to Ron Williams and Brandon Novak in bowling. So you can imagine my intrigue when I saw social media chatter about Dylan Taylor, who won the 2021 New Mexico Open over the weekend, beating PBA Tour superstar Francos Lavoie back-to-back to close out the double-elimination tournament at Tenpins & More in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. I was tied up with the GIBA 11thFrame.com Open over...