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The 11th Frame: PWBA Tour expands from 11 to 14 tournaments for 2016, Players Championship returns in Ashwaubenon

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:00 pm

Liz Johnson with the U.S. Women's Open trophy she won during her PWBA Player of the Year season. Photo by Professional Women's Bowling Association.
The success of the relaunch season of the PWBA Tour in 2015, which I detailed in this story, has resulted in an expanded schedule of 14 events in 2016, PWBA announced Wednesday. The highlight will be a return of the PWBA Players Championship major tournament in the Green Bay suburb of Ashwaubenon June 23-26. Open only to PWBA members, the tournament will carry a  $100,000 prize fund and $20,000 top prize. And, as PWBA spokesman Kelly Kulick foreshadowed in my story, the PWBA will retain...

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