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The 11th Frame: Given second chance, EJ Tackett finally wins a PBA Tour title on TV, beating Jesper Svensson for Bear Open title

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:00 pm

EJ Tackett exults after finally winning a PBA Tour title on TV. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
EJ Tackett didn’t even throw the shot that may turn out to be the most important of his bowling career. There is no doubt the ultra-powerful and supremely gifted young right-hander is one of the best bowlers in the world. Coming into the Fall Swing, the MOTIV staffer had two career PBA Tour titles and multiple near misses. However, those two titles came in webcast events and in his career on “real” TV, he had averaged just 191.57 in six appearances. Those included brutal...

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