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The 11th Frame: U.S. Amateur — there’s that word again! — returning as part of Team USA Trials

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2015 1:00 pm

That word that should never be used in bowling is being used again by a major bowling entity. Oxford Dictionaries defines amateur as, “A person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on an unpaid basis.” So by definition, once you start competing for scholarship funding as a kid you no longer are an amateur, and every adult who wins prize money in leagues or tournaments certainly does not meet the definition of amateur. We know what PBA means when it calls non-members...

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