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Ryan Shafer gets automatic berth in DHC PBA Japan Invitational with Jason Belmonte’s withdrawal

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:00 pm
Ryan Ciminelli. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Jason Belmonte’s good fortune is Ryan Shafer’s good fortune. Belmonte and his wife are expecting their third child around the time of the DHC PBA Japan Invitational in Tokyo Jan. 12-17 so Belmonte declined the automatic berth he earned via combined qualifying scores in the Xtra Frame PBA Las Vegas Open and the Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open, PBA reported in this news release. The top 10 combined qualifying scores earned the automatic berths in the Japan Invitational, and Shafer was 11th....