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The 11th Frame: Saving U.S. Open really was a case of ‘Together we can!’ BPAA, USBC leaders say

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 1:00 am

Thanks to the cooperative effort of BPAA and USBC, Liz Johnson, left, and Wes Malott will have the chance to defend their U.S. Open titles in 2015. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
If bowling ever is to regain even some of its lost glory, it almost certainly will take a cooperative industry effort. Perhaps saving the U.S. Opens one day will be seen as a key step in that path. If you’re a bowler who has been living under a rock, on May 3 I broke the news in this story that the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America had been unable to find a way to put on the U.S. Opens itself for 2015. Six days later, BPAA and the United States Bowling Congress jointly...

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