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The 11th Frame: PBA Players Championship a grueling test worthy of being 5th major again; Jason Belmonte, Parker Bohn III, Scott Norton gain a major

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, February 15, 2016 8:00 am

Parker Bohn is the defending champion of the PBA Players Championship. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
The PBA has elevated the Players Championship back to major status, giving the sport five majors and February 2016 its third straight major, PBA said in this news release. If what makes a major is a great field, long format, tough conditions and history, then the 2016 Barbasol PBA Players Championship — the Touring Players Championship back when there was such a thing as a touring pro designation — certainly qualifies. The field is nothing but PBA members and all of the best who...

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