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The 11th Frame: New patterns for PBA, PBA50 regionals should deliver mostly higher scores than PBA Tour animal patterns

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, February 17, 2014 8:00 am

The PBA has introduced 17 new lane patterns for Regional competition — 10 for “regular” Regionals and seven for PBA50 Regionals — that should deliver mostly higher scores compared to the well-known PBA Tour animal patterns that have been the primary patterns for Regionals. “The ever increasing aggressive nature of bowling ball technology seems to lead to a natural evolution of lane patterns,” John Weber, manager of the PBA50 and PBA Regional...

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