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The 11th Frame: Coming off PWBA Detroit Open win, Liz Johnson set to defend U.S. Women’s Open title on tough condition

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, August 31, 2015 8:00 am

Liz Johnson will be looking for her second straight PWBA Tour title and second straight U.S. Women's Open title this week. Photo by Professional Women's Bowling Association.
Since the U.S. Women’s Open looks to have its traditionally very challenging lane condition, last week’s PWBA Detroit Open likely was great preparation. The Detroit Open conditions were so tough only seven of the 120 players averaged 200 or better in qualifying. It was no surprise that USBC Hall of Famer Liz Johnson won the tournament, in the process showing she is primed to defend her U.S. Women’s Open title. (There was no U.S. Women’s Open in 2014 so Johnson counts...

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