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The 11th Frame: Jakob Butturff edges Shawn Maldonado to win first PBA Tour title

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:00 pm

Jakob Butturff won his first PBA Tour title on Sunday. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Jakob Butturff and Shawn Maldonado have a lot in common, most notably unorthodox styles and loads of talents. They also had one other thing in common as Sunday dawned: Solid bowling resumes lacking a PBA Tour title. That was guaranteed to change before Sunday ended when they met for the title of the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Open at South Plains Lanes. Butturff, a lefty with a fascinating and powerful delivery using a conventional grip, used a late double to pull even with Maldonado, and...

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