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Membership may return to 1 million this season, 2022 Open Championships entries projected at 9,250, ominous words for Women’s Championships in USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy’s '2021 Recap, 2022 Preview''

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, January 6, 2022 8:00 pm
While the delta and omicron COVID-19 variants have prevented a quick and relatively smooth transition from pandemic to endemic, much of the U.S. by 2022 has offered a collective middle finger to SARS-CoV-2, with people returning to how they lived their lives before 2020. For that reason, the issue for USBC membership wasn’t whether it would rebound in 2021-22, but by how much. USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy provided the answer — or at least a projection — in...