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The 11th Frame: Why the new PWBA may last under BPAA, USBC

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:00 pm

Chad Murphy was working for Columbia Industries about eight years ago when Strike Ten Entertainment President Frank DeSocio paid him a visit during a layover at the San Antonio airport. DeSocio asked Murphy if there was a chance Columbia might sponsor a re-launch of a professional women’s bowling tour. Murphy said he didn’t think so, and he was correct. But years later, after they had forged a business relationship — Murphy had pro shops that now are owned by his brother...

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