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The 11th Frame: Still seeking first title on new PWBA Tour, Kelly Kulick earns top seed of Fountain Valley Open; Verity Crawley, Liz Johnson, Cherie Tan also make TV finals

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:00 pm

The stepladder finalists for the PWBA Fountain Valley Open, left to right: Kelly Kulick, Verity Crawley, Liz Johnson and Cherie Tan. Photo by Professional Women's Bowling Association.
Based on their records, Kelly Kulick and Liz Johnson were the best female bowlers of what might be called the “post PWBA era” — the period from when the PWBA Tour folded in 2003 to when it re-launched in 2015. But while Johnson has continued winning as she earned PWBA Player of the Year honors in both 2015 and 2016, Kulick has found the winner’s circle to be an elusive place in the new PWBA. This isn’t to say she has bowled poorly — she has 10...

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