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The 11th Frame: Shannon O'Keefe replaces pain of U.S. Open loss with joy of victory in Nationwide PWBA Sonoma County Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 11:00 pm

Shannon O'Keefe after winning the 2016 Nationwide PWBA Sonoma County Open. Photo by Professional Women's Bowling Association.
The image was one of the most memorable of the 2015 PWBA Tour: Shannon O’Keefe slumped in her chair, head in hands after opening the 10th frame in losing the U.S. Women’s Open title match to Liz Johnson 190-189. That picture, which is at the bottom of this story, has been the screensaver on O'Keefe's phone since that horrifically painful loss. “Every moment of failure or defeat is an opportunity to learn or grow from it, and the photo is just a reminder of something I never...

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