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The 11th Frame: Jason Belmonte ends victory drought with PBA Players Championship win, moves step closer to top of career major wins list — though that isn’t on his mind

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, February 12, 2017 8:00 pm

Jason Belmonte's win in the Barbasol PBA Players Championship on Sunday gave him seven major titles, just four behind leader Don Carter. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Bowling like a man who wanted his PBA Player of the Year crown back, Jason Belmonte accomplished much in capping a nearly wire-to-wire victory by winning the Barbasol PBA Players Championship on Sunday. Belmonte’s 221-204 win over fellow 2-hander Anthony Simonsen in the title match at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl in Columbus, Ohio, earned him $40,000, but also much more. It was the Australian’s 13th career PBA Tour title and ended a 2-year title drought that featured 16 top...

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