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The 11th Frame: 2016 U.S. Open lane pattern definitely a departure from 'normal'

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, November 3, 2016 4:00 pm

It is not often that I am speechless … or wordless. But the 2016 U.S. Open lane pattern has me in that state. See the PDF of the lane pattern at the end of this story and you will understand. The pattern is as asymmetrical as patterns can be, but I have no idea what the impact of the asymmetry will be ... other than lefties look to likely play inside and righties outside to start.   What I do know is that nothing my good friend Nick Hoagland — USBC’s lane pattern...

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